Manufacturing Engineer

Date: May 9, 2024

Location: Garland, TX, US, 75042

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our growing team.



Under the general supervision of the Garland Maintenance Manager, the Manufacturing Services Engineer will implement and lead multiple Capital automation projects. This candidate will also be responsible for Goal Deployment implementation at assigned facilities within their region and implementing projects of various size and scale, complexity and duration to deliver process improvement solutions and operational excellence to the various JELD-WEN plants. This position will direct and coordinate cross-functional teams and activities to complete assigned projects that are of significant complexity and value to ensure that projects are completed within prescribed contractual requirements, time frames, and funding parameters while employing Continuous Improvement (CI), Lean Six Sigma and SQDCI methodologies at the Jeld Wen Garland Texas facility.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the driving force and champion of executing organizational integration, capital equipment purchases and standardized roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities for all programs and projects for the Door division.
  • Plan and control the procurement process of capital equipment, materials and services. Ensure the equipment and/or services are delivered on time, on budget, and meet all JELD-WEN standards/specifications to ensure program success.
  • Oversee and work with cross-functional teams to identify tasks, build and manage program plans, identify, assign and commit functional resources to meet organization productivity commitments, goals and objectives.
  • Incorporate Lean Six Sigma and SQDCI methodologies into programs and projects.
  • Meet with and provide leadership and direction to cross-functional teams. Work cooperatively with senior leaders and multiple manufacturing locations.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, and the ability to work across the organization and interact/influence/negotiate effectively with Senior Management and with all levels of management at multiple facilities/locations.  
  • The ability to write reports, business correspondence, and operational procedure manuals.
  • The ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other directors, plant managers and senior executives of the company. 
  • The ability to effectuate operational changes as needed and as directed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other JELD-WEN position applicable computer software and hardware applications.
  • Proficient in AutoDesk AutoCAD and/or Inventor.
  • Must have the ability to maintain the highest degree of integrity, ethical standards, and confidentiality.
  • On call for production emergencies.  
  • Travel required: 10-25% 


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Operations, Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Mechanical, or related Engineering Degree required.
  • ECRP program completion which includes in plant/process engineering to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Inventory a must.
  • Strong multi-project management skills and experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing multiple significant-scale projects from definition through implementation involving internal personnel and third-party contractors.
  • Experience with operational analysis tools and development methodologies and matrix tools (i.e. measurement systems, business redesigns, service models, financial models, work and process flow diagrams). 




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 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.

Nearest Major Market: Garland
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas