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Date: Jul 28, 2021

Location: Union City, GA, US, 30349

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Maintenance Tech

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Checks the operation of machines and trouble-shoots electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic, equipment and automation problems
  • Performs complex preventative and predictive maintenance on machines and equipment using various tools and equipment
  • Trouble-shoots electrical and electronic controls on manufacturing equipment for rebuilding, repairing or fabricating purposes
  • Diagnoses and resolves PLC issues using ladder logic and text based logic programs and familiarity with robotics
  • Modifies and rebuilds manufacturing equipment to meet new machine requirements or production demands with engineering support. Provides input to proposed manufacturing equipment. Installs capital equipment
  • Understands and interprets electronic schematics for trouble-shooting electronic equipment with minimal assistance
  • Maintains work orders on a daily and weekly basis. Documents all machine preventative, predictive and/or maintenance repairs clearly and concisely for historical and future maintenance purposes
  • Follow safety regulations and adhering to OSHA standards

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with electronic component’s A/B and Mitsubishi controls; PLC, AC/DC Motor, relays, drives, and VFD
  • Advanced knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic processes and repair methods/techniques
  • Must understand PLC ladder logic and text based logic programs within control systems for manufacturing equipment
  • Intermediate to advance skills in reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical drawings, schematics and/or blueprints as well as technical product specifications to understand and identify standard manufacturing parts. In addition, must be able to read safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to train others in the maintenance of machines and continuous learning and application of maintenance techniques/methods
  • Organize and prioritize work orders while meeting deadlines to minimize production downtime with a high-level of accuracy in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to deal with problems/issues involving some variation in standardized situations
  • Work under direct supervision and independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to execute e-mails, word documents
  • The ability and motivation to learn
  • The ability to work in a manufacturing and fast paced environment
  • Very energetic and enthusiastic
  • Responsible attitude
  • Results driven
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug screen
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends as needed

Education and/or Experience:

  • 2 year degree/certification from an accredited trade program
  • 5 years' experience in an automation environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience that together with experience and training, enables the applicant to demonstrate the required knowledge and experience.
  • Electromechanical experience required

Physical Demands and Work Environment: Typical physical demands and the work environment characteristics an employee must meet and encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Ability to work under demanding requirements and hard deadlines (e.g. product deliverables).

  • Ability to multiply, divide, add and subtract
  • Must have the ability to read and comprehend basic verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work in an environment where exposed to fumes, airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and machines, vibrations and loud noises.
  • Ability to adhere to all safety protocols including OSHA guidelines as mentioned above are mandatory.
  • Ability to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally and/or frequently lift and/or move stock, materials and unfinished and finished production oriented materials in and near their work areas that weigh between 10 and 75 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Certifications and/or licenses required- Such as: Electrician License, Engineering, Fabrication Certificate or License, Electromechanical, Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic, or Plumbing
  • Trouble shooting skills for mechanical, electrical Hydraulic and pneumatic systems and ability to learn new skills
  • Strong understanding of Mechanical/Electrical components
  • Ability to read blue prints and schematics
  • Must be able to train and oversee work performed by level 1 and 2 technicians.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, work well under tight deadlines.
  • Some experience with programming of machines i.e.: CNC programs, PLC etc.
  • Basic electrical skills, welding, fabrication and plumbing


JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta