Sr. HR Generalist

Date: Sep 9, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Sr. HR Generalist to join our growing team.




As a valued member of the North America Corporate HR team, the Sr. HR Generalist is a trusted advisor and thought partner to business leaders across the Corporate Functions, responsible for providing comprehensive HR support in the areas of employee relations, recruitment, compensation, employment law/compliance, organizational effectiveness, talent management, and training and development.  


This position is located in Charlotte, NC and reports to the HR Director, NA Corporate Functions.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Promote and develop positive employee relations by providing direct HR support to the North America corporate function.
  • Resolve and address all employee questions and concerns by partnering with client area leadership team.  
  • Collaborates with client area in implementation of required programs and processes to establish and maintain a positive work environment. 
  • Partners with Talent Acquisition and hiring managers in recruitment efforts for exempt and nonexempt employees. 
  • Participates, as needed, in special department projects as determined by the HR Director, NA Corporate
  • Support change initiatives partnering with HR leader to move the organization effectively through transformation such as growth and process improvement.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. 
  • Effectively deploys performance management and rewards programs to drive required levels of employee accountability for desired performance results. 
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the leadership team to develop solutions.
  • Acts as a Culture Champion.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities  


  • Demonstrated interpersonal and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong relationship-building and collaboration skills
  • The ability to motivate/empower others and resolve conflict.  
  • Must be flexible and able to manage multiple priorities. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to maintain the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality. 

Education and Experience 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field.  
  • 2 - 5 years of HR Generalist experience
  • Experience handling and resolving a wide range of employee issues.  





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

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. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, generous leave policies, retirement program, etc.

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: Charlotte