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Shipper & Receiver

Date: Sep 25, 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.

Shipper & Receiver

The Shipper/Receiver position(s) is responsible for operating propane and electric powered industrial vehicles (“hi-lo”) to transport material throughout the warehouse and production areas. The Shipper/Receiver also assists in the loading and unloading of product onto semi-trucks. .


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Follow all safety rules and instructions while operating hi-lo
  • Perform start of shift preventative maintenance inspection on hi-lo
  • Operate hi-lo throughout warehouse and production area to move raw and finished product to designated areas
  • Use utility knife to assist in unpackaging of raw materials and product
  • Lift heavy product (50 plus lbs.) multiple times per shift; perform and assist in team lift when product exceeds 50 lbs.
  • Perform visual inspections of material prior to loading into semi-trucks and box trucks
  • Check shipping label for correct customer name, size, style and handing material prior to loading into trucks
  • Load semi-trucks and box trucks with required finished product
  • Assist in staging inventory and raw material for next day’s production


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 years previous experience in a manufacturing or production environment
  • 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.
  • 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

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