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Central Product Specialist

Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Astorp, SE, 265 81 Forserum, SE, 571 78

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

Would you like to work in the intersection between R&D and product management? Do you wish to help us further develop our PIM (Product Information Management) solutions while engaging with a wide range of stakeholders from our R&D, product management and operations teams? This is a unique opportunity for you to kick start your career as our Central Product Specialist and join forces with our European R&D Team.


Your role

You will become part of the European R&D team and join 2 highly dedicated and skilled colleagues. As a member of the R&D team, you will work closely with R&D engineers, R&D technicians and DDC (Document and drawing control center) to facilitate the successful completion of product change requests and own PIM (product information management). As Central Product Specialist, you will create and maintain product ranges within our Northern European portfolio compliant with current and future building regulations.  You will report directly to the Head of R&D and be responsible for driving the development and enhancement of JELD-WEN’s PIM system and product portfolio. Your role will be a focal point of contact for the JELD-WEN organisation concerning technical product information and relevant product training.


This is a role suitable for graduates looking for a career-accelerating opportunity within R&D. You will get the opportunity to work with multiple key stakeholders on all levels within the JELD-WEN organisation whilst further developing your technical skills.

Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for interior door documentation and product implementation
  • Run the product development responsibilities within the Tollgate system as a top priority
  • Develop a deep and detailed understanding of the design, specification and performance of new and existing products
  • Develop an understanding of opportunities offered by new materials, techniques, and designs, partnering with R&D engineers to incorporate these into solutions aligned to our strategy.
  • Create/review SolidWorks CAD designs/drawings in partnership with the DDC department to meet the above requirements
  • Project lead for product change requests and product change order process
  • Owner of PIM and R&D documentation for our product portfolio
  • Aid in the root-cause analysis of warranty claims/factory issues and feedback into the product development cycle
  • Work closely with Product Management to understand business priorities and develop future product pipelines

Your skills and experiences

This is a technical role and requires strong documentation, project management and communication skills to ensure daily tasks and multiple projects are completed on time and to the necessary quality and legal standards. You are also expected to have:

  • Experience from a similar role, preferably within a manufacturing environment
  • A Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design or similar
  • Experience in creating technical documentation is an advantage
  • Sound knowledge of SolidWorks/AutoCAD
  • Passionate about design and have an eye for detail
  • Innovative mindset but a grounded approach to solution definitions
  • Well-structured and able to multitask
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is a prerequisite; Swedish would be an advantage

Good reason to join

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.


Founded in 1960, JELD-WEN is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 25 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.

Next steps


Submit your application and CV as we will interview suitable candidates as they apply.  For more information, you are welcome to contact Pedram Khalighi, Talent Acquisition Partner, at +45 26 77 16 80.


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.