Lab Responsible/Test Technician

Date: Sep 8, 2023

Location: Forserum, SE, 571 78

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Lab Responsible/Test Technician to join our growing team.




We are passionate about doors, and one of the world's largest manufacturers in this field.

We are now expanding our team and are searching for a test technician that will be responsible for the test labs at JELD-WEN, R&D Forserum site.


As a test technician and a lab responsible you will work closely with the R&D team in our lab environments on site. Here we have both an acoustic- and fire-lab where we perform testing almost daily to ensure performance of the doors as well as testing new ideas and solutions. In this role you will ensure that the labs are well maintained, managed safely and test procedures are fulfilling current standards and future requirements! You will be responsible for the prototype manufacturing and test documentation with support from the existing team.



Your main tasks and responsibilities will be to:


  • Ensuring test equipment is following current standards.
  • Responsible for maintaining the test equipment and test procedures.
  • Responsible for manufacturing samples and prototypes.
  • Responsible for executing and documenting tests according to specifications.
  • Responsible for assembling test objects for internal and external tests in labs according to specification described by the responsible R&D Technicians and Central Product Specialist.
  • Leader of improvements in R&D lab area to improve safety, working climate, creativity, documentation, and development processes.
  • Coordinating role for test technicians.


The position is full-time and based in Forserum (Sweden). You will be part of the Europe R&D team where in Northern Europe are 15 team members. (seven located in Forserum, four in Astorp, one in Denmark, Finland and in Estonia) and you report to the R&D Teamleader located in Forserum.

Background and personal qualities:

You have good skills in computer Office 365 and you can express yourself fluently in Swedish and English, both orally and in writing.

You have good knowledge in woodworking, carpentry or prototype manufacturing. As a person you are detailed-oriented, organized and a team player. You are hands-on person with good problem-solving skills and a “can do” attitude. You do also have the ability to multitask and are driven to learn new things.



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. 


If you are ready to take on this exciting opportunity and contribute to the success of Jeldwen, please submit your resume and cover letter through the application process.

Should you have questions regarding position or company, please contact our responsible teamlead Lovisa Ryman,, and she will get in contact with you as soon as possible.

Please include "Lab technician" in the subject line.



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

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. 

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.