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Supply Chain Excellence Manager

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Astorp, SE, 265 81 SE GB Solihull, GB, B91 2AA Oettingen, DE, 86732 DE

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

We are searching for a Supply Chain Excellence Manager to join us on an exciting Supply Chain transformation journey. You will be part of our European Supply Chain organisation, playing a vital part in introducing best-in-class supply chain processes and tools to ensure business excellence in our supply chain operations in Europe. This is a Pan-European role, where you will have the possibility to work from one of our locations across Europe (preferably Sweden, the UK or Germany). 


Your role

As Supply Chain Excellence Manager, you will be responsible for driving the implementation of best practice (Planning, Materials Management, Logistics & Distribution) processes, procedures and training into the regional facilities. You will be part of the European Supply Chain organisation, where you will be working closely with our Supply Chain Director and the wider Supply Chain team members to deliver on the strategic objectives. This role is Pan-European and has a flexible working location. You will also have the flexibility to work from home. Travel activity is expected as you will be working with key stakeholders at multiple sites across 12 countries within Europe.

Reporting directly to the Supply Chain Director, the scope of the role is to drive Supply Chain Excellence across key business areas through the introduction of best practice assessment, tools and processes. Your role will be a crucial resource for our European Supply Chain team and Regional Operations team. You will play a key role in ensuring Operational and Supply Chain Excellence levels are maintained and developed within the supply chain operations across Europe. 


Your responsibilities

  • Act as interface between European Supply Chain team and Regional Operations team as we move towards “One Supply Chain”
  • Identify improvement opportunities and drive projects
  • Lead and facilitate Supply Chain Excellence initiatives across Europe
  • Educate, coach, and develop teams in support of the Supply Chain transformation 
  • Proactively support the regions in the resolution of supply chain issues
  • Support the development and delivery of Supply Chain KPIs
  • To live by the JELD-WEN values to build businesses ethically and safely as well as ensure adherence to all compliance standards and operate with integrity at all times


Your skills and experiences

  • Strong background in Supply Chain Management
  • Several years of experience from a similar multi-site role in a matrix organisation, including experience in driving IBP process improvements
  • A university degree in business or a technical field preferably supplemented with an APICS/ASCM certification or similar
  • Solid experience with Lean methods and tools
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical and non-technical information to stakeholders on all organisational levels
  • Mastery of MS Excel and experience with ERP/MRP systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is a prerequisite for this role; fluency in German, French or Scandinavian language 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 Zeena Peer, Talent Acquisition Lead, at +44 7585 303194 or Pedram Khalighi, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, at +45 26 77 16 80.