HR Business Partner - Åstorp or Forserum

Date: Mar 7, 2023

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

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.

HR Business Partner covering Åstorp and Forserum 


Are you a self-driven HR Business Partner with hands-on experience?

Do you enjoy engaging with multiple stakeholders and thrive on ensuring high-quality data and clear procedures? This is a unique opportunity for you to join our Northern Europe HR team in a key role as HR Business Partner in JELD-WEN Sweden, where you will support the data quality and process optimisation for our 3 sites in Åstorp, Forserum and Huskvarna.


Your role
We are looking for a person who is organised, has strong data management and process implementation skills as well as excellent people skills. You will love supporting a wide range of stakeholders, providing solutions to their everyday challenges and driving value-add process improvements to simplify our ways of working. We expect you to thrive in an engaging and empowering environment with the ability to support and challenge the development of managers and employees at all levels. 

Your responsibilities

  • Ensure the organisational ability to perform and realise JELD-WEN’s global strategy in terms of process and data improvement
  • Support the implementation of JELD-WEN’s long-range plans, policies and processes in Sweden
  • Maintain accurate and updated employee records securing high master data and reporting quality - own the information for our 3 Swedish sites ensuring it is reliable, relevant, and up to date at any time
  • Act as a trustworthy and professional partner to managers supporting them in all employee-related topics throughout the employee life cycle
  • Handle queries linked to core HR processes; reward, rehabilitation and much more
  • Provide administrative and coordination support to the other HR Business Partner in Sweden
  • Comply with Policies and Procedures, including SOX regulations
  • Participate in HR-related projects at a local and regional level
  • Take an active role in updating local policies and educating managers
  • Visit all sites in Sweden on a regular basis

Your skills and experiences

  • Experience from a similar position with a desire to grow and develop further
  • An advantage to have worked with compensation survey and pay equality
  • Experience from implementing and/or working with HR systems – we use SAP HR Success Factors
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven success in the ability to collaborate and communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Accustomed to working in an international, fast-paced environment with many various stakeholders and the ability to stay focused on the essentials in projects and deliveries
  • You are business-oriented and pragmatic, with a proactive and hands-on approach
  • Resilient personality and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to challenge yourself and your stakeholders
  • Fluency in spoken and written Swedish as well as English is a prerequisite for this role


Who are you.... 

We are open to many different backgrounds that are holding the right experience, but most importantly is, that you have the right attitude, that thrives for making a difference in hands on HR processes. 

You have the personality that doesnt give up and follows the processes to the end and can manage around in large corporations, where many roads are laid, as we go forward.


We hope to hear from you and if you have questions ?The Talent Aqcusition partner for our nordic countries - Jesper Laurholt are happy to tell more about the role +45 28 43 50 63.



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