JELD-WEN
Happiness rating is 51 out of 100
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Interviews at JELD-WEN

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at JELD-WEN.

Interview experience

Based on 352 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 405 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 340 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at JELD-WEN

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
51%
About a week
24%
About two weeks
11%
About a month
8%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
70%
Drug test
69%
Background check
50%
Phone call/screening
27%
Written test
25%
Least reported steps
Other
5%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at JELD-WEN

  • I was employed through an agency. Drug test consists of a urinalysis. Usually includes a test to ensure you can lift 50 pounds comfortably.
    Shared on June 9, 2021 - Welder/Fabricator - Stayton, OR
  • Quick and painless
    Shared on August 9, 2018 - GENERAL LABORER - Specials
  • No details on you job. A bunch of promises. That never fell thru.
    Shared on July 3, 2018 - Cleaner for paint& paper and foam for shipping - Mount Vernon, OH
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Interview questions at JELD-WEN

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • The person that interviewed me as the maintenance manager wasn't educated enough to ask me any technical questions
    Shared on January 31, 2019 - Maintenance technician - Grinnell iowa
  • Do you have reliable transportation? Are you able to work OT?
    Shared on October 12, 2018 - Line Worker - Ringtown, PA
  • What shift did I prefer also what was my starting rate
    Shared on August 9, 2018 - GENERAL LABORER - Specials

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Interview tips at JELD-WEN

Dress code for the interview
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)43%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)30%
  • They didn’t have a dress code18%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)5%
  • Formal (business suit)4%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at JELD-WEN

  • Be honest
    Shared on August 18, 2022 - Manufacturing Technician - Venice, FL
  • The interviewer was very nice
    Shared on August 10, 2022 - Machine Operator/Assembler
  • Be yourself
    Shared on August 3, 2022 - Senior Production Specialist - Klamath Falls, OR

The first interview at JELD-WEN

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In21%
  • Employee referral18%
  • Through Indeed15%
  • Other15%
  • Recruiter contacted me12%

How candidates received their first interview at JELD-WEN

  • Started as a temporary employee and was offered full time employment
    Shared on December 1, 2018 - Sawier - Grinnell, IA
  • First with company recruiter. Second with hiring manager.
    Shared on March 28, 2018 - Applicant - Vista, CA
  • I worked for Young Door Company and JELD-WEN bought them in in the early 90s
    Shared on February 21, 2017 - General Manager/Production Manager - Garland, TX

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