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Program Manager - Sourcing

Date: Nov 15, 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.


As a valued member of the global procurement team, the Sourcing Program Manager will be responsible to execute global programs, deliver and implement best in class, Sourcing Methodologies + Processes and Tools, to enhance our Supply Management Partners efficiency and improving ease of work in the organization. The programs are of various nature and around, but not limited to: Digitalization of Sourcing Processes and tools, SRM, Development of control towers, Category strategy processes, Sourcing processes and tools, Sourcing University, Communication and reporting, Sourcing Project Database and Tracking Tool, and KPI Assessment and Monitoring.


This role will develop and implement internal/external sourcing best practices, tools, and templates across our Sourcing organization. This role will lead Sourcing programs and projects that will deliver tools and processes to improve, change, and drive results.  This role will represent sourcing in various cross-functional projects while partnering with our supply management business teams, Global categories group and our functional groups such as Continuous Improvement, Global Supply Chain, Quality, etc. to ensure project/program strategies are fully aligned and destined for success.


The Sourcing Program Manager must ensure key deliverables are met in a timely and accurate fashion by building strong partnerships across the program and within functional teams, and clearly communicating at all levels to illuminate opportunities and risks.


Additionally, the Sourcing Program Manager will assist Sourcing Leadership to regularly track, monitor, audit, and report on the key performance indicators and goals for the Sourcing function. 



  • Manage the overall planning, control, status reporting, stability, and delivery of critical Sourcing projects to ensure delivery of plan to time and quality.
  • Proactively identify process improvement opportunities (continuous improvement) within Sourcing areas
  • Develop and implement standardized process across Sourcing
  • Review Category Managers annual plans and support as necessary to achieve all primary and secondary KPI targets, such as Supply Agreements, Category Strategy, Lead Times, Payment Terms. 
    • Continuously monitor, report, and follow-up with all Sourcing team members to achieve expected results.
    • Report performance of project implementation and team member contribution to each project
  • Evaluate the estimated project savings, timing, and probability of all identified Sourcing projects that fall within the defined parameters (i.e.. projects valued at $0.5M in savings/avoidance, touches three or more departments, and/or capital investment projects). 
  • Manage implementation schedules for commodity strategies and supply agreements.
  • Serves as the Sourcing representative for NPD projects, and ensures that all Sourcing deliverables are met on-time (ie. PFEP, PPAP, Pricing, etc).
  • Works cross functionally with key stakeholders, such as Finance, PLM, Sales, Operations, and Supply Chain to develop and maintain weekly and/or month updates on relevant Sourcing indicators that are important to the success of the business.



Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 7+ years of experience in Supply Management, Supply Chain, Operations, or similar functions in a large, multi-divisional organization
  • Project/Program Management experience in Integrated Supply Chain with emphasis on Sourcing and New Product Integration
  • Experience developing and operationalizing strategy
  • Ability to lead change in a complex environment
  • Strong facilitation, influencing, organizing, and presentation/communication skills
  • Proven ability to achieve results through building partnerships and influence skills
  • Experience in cross-functional commodity/category teams.

Nice to Have

  • CPIM Certification
  • Category Management experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Sourcing Process and Initiatives
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge

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