General Production

Date: Jan 26, 2024

Location: Tukwila, WA, US, 98188

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a General Production to join our growing team.


JOB TITLE:  General Utility


JOB DESCRIPTION: The General Utility employee will be responsible for safe and efficient forklift operation, assisting Operator in meeting production and maintaining the overall plant cleanliness.  This will ensure a safe and effective work environment for the plant.





  1. Warehousing Duties:

      - Fork lifting responsibilities include:

  • Staging raw material for batch making

- Supply, and remove in-process raw material bags to, and from:

                  - Staging area                    - Warehouse Storage

                  - Incoming trucks              - Dock area

                              - Count and band loads correctly. 

  • Warehousing

- Maintain an orderly, efficient, and clean warehouse.

- Stack units in a safe and stable manner without causing any damage to product, plant structure, or equipment.

- Utilize warehouse space effectively.  Stack all units in rows at a minimum of 6” vertical.

  • Pallets

- Supply the proper sized pallets to store drums.

- Stack and band pallets for shipment to recycler.

  • Shipping and receiving materials
  • Liquid material by means of tanker, totes, drums, and 5-gal. pals.
  • Pigment bags/sacks
  • Pallets, totes, drums, etc….




B.  General Utility Duties:

      1.  Operation

     - Familiarize yourself with the different operations in the plant.

- Filling tankers          

- Changing filters                             

- Wrapping drums               

     2.  Housekeeping - The following areas need to be kept clean, and orderly on a daily basis.

      - Aisles

      - Staging area

      ‑ Catwalk

      - Colorant weigh station

      - Properly dispose of waste bags and five gallon pails

      - Turn off all dispersers and air compressors and water at the end of the day.

3.   Other duties as assigned by your manager.


C.  Safety:

- Use all available safety equipment, and keep all safety guards in place.

- Wear eye, ear, and foot protection when required.

- Use extreme caution when working on or around machinery.

- Know and use “JELD-WEN’s Lock-Out”.

- Know and be able to locate the designated areas for first aid, MSDS/HMIS forms, radioactive material, and firefighting equipment.

  • Observe and follow HMIS/MSDS requirements.
  • Follow all spill control measures
  • Know locations of all master switches, and emergency stops for your work area.


- Respirator/dust mask and goggles are required while using an air hose for cleaning, or when high levels of  dust is in the air.

- Keep work areas clean, and orderly.


D.  Communication

- Prepare clear and concise records of completed batch card.

- Communicate with the Manager at the beginning of shift to receive special work assignments daily.

- Immediately inform your Manager of supply problems, hazards, and accidents or injuries.                              

- Inform the Operators of your presence when working in their area.


  1. Quality:
  • Be thoroughly familiar with the batch card instructions before beginning each day.

- Report any inconsistencies in the formulas or raw materials.


F.  Physical Requirements:

- Lift heavy loads, up to 50 lbs., occasionally.

- Stand 2 to 3 hours continuously between break times.

- Use hand and power tools in a safe manner.

- Climb stair, and ladder accesses to work, and maintenance areas.



G.  House Keeping:

- Sweep up pigment from the staging area at the end of each grind.

- Sweep the warehouse area at the beginning and end of each day.

- Vacuum dust from raw material inventory


Required Tools: Tape measure (Standard)

About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit

In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.

What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, retirement program, etc.

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle