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EHS Manager

Date: Jul 31, 2022

Location: Dobele, LV, LV-3701 Kuopio, FI, 70501 Aizkraukle, LV, LV-5101 Rakvere, EE, 44317

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

Are you interested in joining a global organisation where continuous improvement and safety excellence are ingrained into the company culture? We are searching for an EHS Manager to drive and support our Environmental, Health and Safety activities in Northern Europe and mainly in Latvia, Finland and Estonia. In this role, you will have the possibility to work from one of our locations in Latvia, Finland or Estonia.


Your role

As EHS Manager, your responsibility is to identify, lead and support Environmental, Health Safety activities across our manufacturing sites, with the first priority on our EHS activities in Latvia, Finland and Estonia. Your role will be a key resource for our Northern Europe EHS team and support other countries in EHS-related matters within the Northern European region. You will join our Northern European EHS team, working from one of our locations in either Latvia, Estonia or Finland.


The EHS Manager reports directly to the Northern European EHS Manager and is responsible for driving projects to accomplish our common EHS goals within this region. Although there are no direct reports in this role, you will work closely with Factory Managers and EHS teams across Europe and the quality and sustainability organisation. You will enjoy cross-collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders, where you will drive EHS projects across multiple manufacturing sites. Travel activity is expected in this role.

What your impact will be


  • Drive and support EHS projects in Finland, Estonia and Latvia in alignment with the manufacturing sites
  • Support the implementation of the new reporting system (Gensuite MyEHS) in all countries in Northern Europe
  • Follow up on progress on EHS performance and align according to corporate and local needs
  • In collaboration with local EHS specialists, engage in and drive EHS targets
  • Review, translate and improve training material and follow up on the progress
  • Participate in audits and assessments
  • Support the EHS Europe organisation in any EHS-related matters
  • Ensure adherence to all compliance standards and operate with integrity at all times

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience working in a similar EHS role, preferably within an international manufacturing environment
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels of the organisation, from shop floor to Factory Managers
  • A university degree in occupational safety, health and/or environment management or the equivalent vocational qualification
  • Experience working with Environmental projects
  • Structured and analytical with exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience working with EHS reporting system
  • Possess a continuous improvement mindset and a pragmatic approach to assigned tasks
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritising accordingly and manage various stakeholder expectations
  • Possess commitment and enthusiasm to drive change and results
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and either Latvian, Finnish or Estonian


Why join us

We are passionate about doors and are one of the world's largest manufacturers in this field. If you want to join us, we provide an international environment, a high level of flexibility, great potential for personal development and the opportunity to impact our business.

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.



Founded in 1960, JELD-WEN is one of the world's largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 25 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.


Next steps

Submit your application by clicking on the "apply now" button, as we will interview suitable candidates as they apply. For more information, you are welcome to contact Sofka Brændgaard, Northern European EHS Manager, at or Pedram Khalighi, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, at Please note that we will not accept applications sent by email.