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JELD-WEN Summer Intern - Operations

Date: Oct 1, 2022

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.


Location: Global Headquarters in Charlotte, NC and manufacturing facilities including Dallas, TX; Vista, CA; Statesville, NC; Grinnell, IA, or Venice, FL

Reports to: University Relations Program Lead & Assigned Manager in Operations

Tentative Start Date: June 1, 2023




The JELD-WEN Summer Internship Program empowers talented undergraduate students to gain real-world working experience and professional development in one of six potential business areas. This position is focused on the Operations business area. The internship program includes meaningful projects and challenging work assignments geared at developing professional competencies and skills in a chosen discipline. Additionally, throughout the summer internship, participants will have the opportunity for professional development, mentoring, and networking opportunities to help enhance future leadership.



Examples of opportunities that Interns have received in the past are:


  • Gain exposure to the different parts of Operations (Supply Chain, Sourcing, etc.)
  • Analyze and create spreadsheets for excess and obsolete inventory for manufacturing plants.
  • Conduct time observations for manufacturing plants.
  • Gain access to your own buyer code to create and purchase parts for making doors.
  • Manage and work with an assigned vendor.
  • Work with potential suppliers in the Australasia region (Asia, Vietnam, China).
  • Prepare NDAs (Non-Disclosure Agreements) for sharing information between two companies to ensure that it will remain confidential.
  • Send out RFQs (Request For Quotation) to request quotes from suppliers in order to purchase products.





  • Demonstrated work ethic and detail-orientation.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability and willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment and work to a high caliber.
  • Collaboration and teamwork.
  • Leadership experience and relationship-building skills.


  • Rising Senior students (current Juniors).
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Relevant internship or previous work experience is desired.



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