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Early Career Rotation Program 2022

Date: Dec 26, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

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. 
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.

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.


The JELD-WEN Early Career Rotational Program empowers talented new graduates to explore different roles and specialties in one of six strategic business areas. The program offers rotations through various aspects of one chosen discipline in order to enhance and grow awareness of how that area contributes to achieving business results. The program also provides professional development, mentoring, and networking opportunities to grow the participant’s future leadership potential. Upon completion of the two-year program, successful participants will be selected for critical roles within JELD-WEN. 
During this two-year rotational program, participants will move through four, six-month rotations all within their chosen discipline. Each rotation provides the opportunity to learn and experience a different aspect of the business cycle and develops a greater awareness of the interactions between department areas. The program’s goal is to build a pipeline of early-career talent who understand and are exposed to multiple aspects of JW.


Potential disciplines include: 
• Finance  

• Operations

• Engineering  

• Commercial (Sales & Marketing)
• Information Technology  

• Human Resources  

Early Career Rotational Program participants will work on high priority initiatives and engage with leaders within their function and across the business. All participants will be based at the Global Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte, NC with the opportunity for at least one rotation to be at a JW location outside of Charlotte. By working on current initiatives and critical projects, participants will gain skills and knowledge in project management, communication, and influencing, as well as specific knowledge of the functional area.   


• Bachelor’s degree (expected graduation date Spring 2022) in a relevant discipline with a minimum GPA of 3.0

• Demonstrated work ethic and detail-orientation

• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

• Organizational skills

• Ability and willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Collaboration and teamwork

• Leadership experience and relationship-building skills

• Relevant internship or previous experience in a manufacturing or corporate environment highly desirable 


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

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte