Technical Manager

Date: Apr 13, 2024

Location: Astorp, SE, 265 81

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Technical Manager to join our growing team.




Can you lead the technical organization towards results?


We offer you the role as technical manager for areas that consists of planning, managing and improving the operation of our production facility in Åstorp.

You will be responsible for a production technical team of 4 highly skilled technicians, a maintenance and property department of approx. 30 people, of which 3 are direct reports.

As Technical Manager, you naturally take the lead of the technical organization and are responsible for ensuring that the department is efficient, committed, maintains high quality, the right production standard and offers maximum safety to our employees.

Furthermore you are responsible for technical availability of machines and equipment, responsible for maintenance work and work systematically with OEE-improving activities. You participate in the daily management where you together with your own organization and in close cooperation with the production organization, secure operation and production goals and setting.


Areas of responsibilty….

  • Organize and carry out preventive maintenance and continuous improvements within your areas
  • Work actively with optimization and development of our business, in accordance with the company's vision and strategy,
  • Be up-to-date regarding technical developments and actively work to interpret the factory's needs in order to be at the forefront
  • Act as a setter and dare to challenge both suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Set goals, support employees, follow up and ensure a goal-directed way of working
  • Participate in morning meeting/handover and work together with other departments, mainly production
  • Secure the department's KPIs and deliver against agreed targets
  • Help develop an investment plan for technical development of the business within automization etc…
  • Responsible for project management of investment projects and involvement in CapEx.
  • Responsible for developing our maintenance methodology and procedures
  • Be responsible for ensuring that routines are followed
  • Be responsible for ensuring that routines for work environment and safety are followed


To succeed in this role you will need…

  • Documented experience as a manager, at least 5 years within technical fields, demonstrating solid and selfdriven results within technical department, organization etc..
  • Experience from manufacturing industry, particularly from woodwork will be highly valued
  • You have good knowledge of production, production technology, EHS and solid understanding of the LEAN concept
  • You have experience in leading major investment projects with a focus on quality, cost and time
  • Relevant technical education, preferably university education
  • Good knowledge of Swedish and English, both spoken and written

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.


Next steps

Submit your application and CV as we will interview suitable candidates as they apply.

For more information, you are welcome to contact TA Business Partner Nordics Jesper Laurholt , at +45 28 43 50 63


About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit

What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. 

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.