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HR Generalist

Date: 19-Nov-2021

Location: Astorp, SE, 265 81

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

Are you a self-driven HR Generalist 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 Generalist 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 someone 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 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


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 competitive benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities. We are at the moment on an exciting and fun journey in JELD-WEN and HR, setting new HR processes and implementing new HR systems globally. There are plenty of possibilities to learn and grow. In other words, This is a great time to join!




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 Magnus Nilsson, HR Business Partner, at +46 730 890 522 or Pedram Khalighi, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, at +45 26 77 16 80.