CNC Programmer

Date: Sep 29, 2023

Location: Vista, CA, US, 92081

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a CNC Programmer to join our growing team.


Job Title: Manufacturing Programmer

Reports To: Sr. IT Project Manager

Location: Vista CA

Position Type: Full Time 

Travel requirement: up to 25%-50%



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.



Work Environment

This job operates in a combination of a professional office environment and a manufacturing setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment

such as computers, phones, and printers/scanners. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.


Physical Demands

This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The

employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds/kilograms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral

vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Key responsibilities:

  1. Ability to Modify and/or Create PLC and HMI programming, a user of Allen Bradley, Siemens, ABB, or Schneider programming software.
  2. Robotics programming strongly preferred.
  3. Create a performance code to implement the required tests (unit, pact, integration) and make any necessary changes to mitigate risks.
  4. Working knowledge of SQL-based or NoSQL databases.
  5. Basic technical knowledge of cloud-based systems.
  6. Provides troubleshooting expertise for control systems, including root cause analysis
  7. Effectively collaborate with internal and external Plant personnel.
  8. Assists in design reviews for new automated systems, and participates in factory acceptance testing and runoff, installation, site acceptance testing and ramp-up to production.
  9. Incorporate JEM Principals and SQDCI methodologies into programs and projects.
  10. Work with Corporate resources for additional support and implementation projects


Key requirements:

  1. Associates degree, Bachelor’s degree preferred in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
  2. 3-5 years of experience in software development, along with the ability to write efficient code OR 5-7n years in lieu of degree. 
  3. Demonstrated understanding of Ladder Logic, Inputs and Outputs, Variables and Constants.
  4. Experience with automation frameworks.
  5. Prior experience with platforms SQL/NoSQL databases and cloud solutions - IT infrastructure exposure.
  6. Ability to develop solutions in regards to budgeting, technical complexity, timing.
  7. Experience creating/executing test plans and making risk assessments.
  8. Excellent written and verbal communication
  9. Demonstrated understanding of standard computer software including (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook etc).



Who We Are

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia.


In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.


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. Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees will accrue up to 15 days’ vacation leave annually and receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees can also enroll in the following company benefit programs including, 401k Retirement Savings Plan, Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement, and Employee Discount Program.


Expected pay for this role is between $59,100.00 to $88,700.00 per hour and is based on experience and qualifications.


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.


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


Nearest Major Market: San Diego