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VP, Global Logistics

Date: May 25, 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, reporting to the SVP of Global Procurement. This position provides leadership in Logistics in a manner that emphasizes supporting our production, distribution facilities and customers. For this role, the incumbent will be expected to travel up to 25% of the time, as needed.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Global leadership for the development and execution of logistics strategy
  • Development of standard and tools to improve service, utilization, efficiency and cost of all aspects of logistics management
  • Implement performance tracking and key performance indicators in line with agreed strategic focus items
  • Lead the management of freight and logistics inbound, intercompany and to our customers globally
  • Show a highly proactive approach to change and encourage continuous improvement

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in cross functional global teams in a globally matrixed organization
  • Development of process, tools and standard work and a proven track record of global deployment
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and problem solving
  • Experience working for a global multi-plant manufacturing company
  • Advanced proficiency with analytical tools (sourcing application/tools, Excel, etc.)
  • Logistics tools and technology development and deployment
  • Proven track record of deploying lean principals and building standard work

Education and Experience

  • An expectation of 10+ years’ relevant experience in global logistics.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering or a related field an advantage. A combination of education and relevant experience will be accepted in lieu of a relevant degree.
  • Excels at multi-tasking and have demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team player
  • Exemplary analytical, and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper sourcing and supplier opportunities
  • Desirable but not required additional certification include: Certified in Logistics Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) (CPP); Certified Supply Chain Manager (CSCM); and/or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).

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