Manager, Maintenance

Date: Mar 7, 2023

Location: Garland, TX, US, 75042

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.

Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Production Manager (PM),  the Maintenance Manager (MM) assists in the completion of the day to day activities involving the maintenance of the building/facility, production equipment and machinery, including, but not limited to HVAC, lighting systems, plant machinery and production lines, grounds keeping, security, and overall facility appearance. This position supervises and coordinates the work of employees who repair and maintain the building/facility, and production equipment and machinery in the plant. This position plays a key role with the PM in ensuring that JELD-WEN’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) are implemented.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 


  • Prepares work schedules, assigns work and oversees the work product while minimizing overtime and call-in hours in accordance with JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement, goals and objectives, and KEY Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Develops and maintains a preventative maintenance program for applicable machinery and equipment, and the building and grounds within the confines of an annual budget, and tracks maintenance downtime. Develops and/or works with Continuous Improvement (CI) Managers and Teams where applicable.
  • Arranges for, coordinates, and manages appropriate third-party contractor support as needed. Will work with PM, Engineering and Logistics personnel, as needed.   
  • Prepares Maintenance budget and secures estimates and cost quotes as needed.
  • Keeps up on technological changes relative to KPI’s for SQDCI, and maintains up-to-date records for all local, state and federal mandates and inspections.  
  • Enforces sound safety and housekeeping practices, which may include hazardous waste disposal programs. Plays key role on internal plant Safety Teams.
  • Prepares and maintains maintenance reports for the Production Manager and other appropriate managerial personnel. Makes recommendations where applicable.
  • Works with other plant managerial personnel to effectively maintain existing plant facilities and equipment, replaces, and/or makes recommendations and adjustments to plant facilities and equipment to the Production Manager when necessary in accordance with SQDCI, TPS, and CI initiatives and activities.
  • Provides training for new and existing employees as directed by the PM.
  • May conduct performance evaluations of subordinates and make recommendations for salary adjustments to the PM in accordance with Plant and Corporate Policies and Procedures, consistent with JELD-WEN’s KPI’s.    
  • Assists in the selection of new hires, employee coaching and disciplinary issues.
  • May perform other or specified duties as directed by the Plant Manager, Production Manager, or other appropriate supervisory personnel.



  • College degree in a related field and five (5) years experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the window and door industry.
  • An equivalent combination of education/trade schooling, certifications, and experience may be substituted for a college degree at the discretion of management.
  • One (1) to three (3) years supervisory experience is preferred for this position.
  • Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical, machine repair and maintenance, plant layout, safety, painting and janitorial experience required.
  • Familiarity with associated hand/power tools in the disciplines above required.  
  • Strong knowledge of plant/OSHA health and safety standards and compliance, and a fundamental understanding of applicable governmental regulations.
  • Solid understanding of buildings and grounds security protocols.
  • Advanced knowledge of maintenance programs as they relate to plant and corporate KPI’s, inclusive of SQDCI, TPS, and Continuous Improvement activities and initiatives.
  • A fundamental understanding of Lean manufacturing concepts. 
  • Basic knowledge of human resource principles and practices and how they relate to motivating subordinates in accordance with corporate goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of door and window production machines, tools and maintenance, and how they relate to plant production and maintenance goals and objectives.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required up and down the organizational hierarchy to include other JELD-WEN departments.
  • Sound technical, leadership, teamwork, decision making, problem solving, and organizational skills required for this position. 
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment, and work effectively as a team player throughout the plant with individuals and various plant teams.
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and position applicable JELD-WEN software applications.
  • Travel is primarily local during the business day. May on occasion travel to appropriate seminars and training.


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: Garland
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas