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Senior Material Handler

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4H 3G9

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.


  • Complying with JELD-WEN EH&S requirements, legal requirements including policies, standards, rules, and programs
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada (Proof req’d)
  • Must have valid lift truck operator’s competency certificate
  • Must have a diploma attesting to completion of high school education or equivalent
  • Must have a valid G-class or higher driver’s license
  • Previous demonstrable work experience within the construction services, lumber or other bulk product material handling environment
  • Previous manufacturing experience is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to operate applicable electric or propane-powered counterbalance and/or reach material handling equipment safely and efficiently
  • Ability to complete reports accurately and legibly
  • Good English language oral and written communication skills
  • Team player, strong interpersonal skills, able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a daily pre-shift inspection of the powered lift truck equipment, complete the daily inspection log and advise the Maintenance Manager of any deficiencies
  • Operate equipment/machinery following all established safety procedures
  • Load and unload transports
  • Manipulate racks, pallets and materials
  • Monitor quality of material and product being handled and report any deficiencies to the Purchasing Manager
  • Ensure that material is stored in appropriate/designated storage areas
  • Ensure accuracy of material picked and supplied to the plant
  • Maintain housekeeping/cleaning of equipment and around assigned work area
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including Health and Safety, as applicable
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Purchasing Manager.

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