Production Supervisor - Grand Prairie, TX (1st Shift)

Date: Feb 10, 2024

Location: Grand Prairie, TX, US, 75050

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Production Supervisor - Grand Prairie, TX (1st Shift) to join our growing team. 

 

JELD-WEN Grand Prairie is currently seeking a Bi-lingual Production Supervisor to join our growing team.

 

As a Production Supervisor at JELD-WEN, you will be a key member of the Manufacturing team and will be responsible for managing and implementing all production operations and shop activities. You will manage production operations related to preparing, cutting, machining, assembling, glazing, and packaging of products. This is an exceptional opportunity to be a key driver of JELD-WEN’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), including, but not limited to, SQDCI, TPS, OTD, and Continuous Improvement (CI’s) activities and initiatives in direct support of JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement. You will report directly to the Production Manager.

 

This is an onsite role and is based in our Grand Priarie Facility.

 

What You Will Do

  • Coordinating plant activities by serving as a liaison between the production manager and hourly employees
  • Driving continuous Improvement activities that create efficiency and productivity.
  • Managing labor and material resources to meet production targets including capacity planning and scheduling.
  • Continuously promoting and initiating Safety improvements in the plant including managing safety data reporting and actions in the EH&S reporting system.
  • Training site employees on environmental, health & safety requirements
  • Identifying environmental, health & safety risks and hazards in the workplace and implementing prevention programs
  • Conducting environmental, health & safety inspections in the workplace

 

Who You Are

  • Bachelor's or Associate’s Degree in a related field and one (1) to three (3) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the window and door industry; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, to be determined by plant management.
  • Some related college work and five (5) to seven (7) years of applicable work experience, to be determined by plant management.
  • At least seven (7) to ten (10) years of applicable work experience in the window and door industry, to be determined by plant management.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, preferably for door and window applications.
  • Fundamental knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing process improvement techniques including, but not limited to, SQDCI, OTD, TPS, and Continuous Improvement (CI) methodologies and activities.

  

How You Stand Out

  • Demonstrate fluency in English and Spanish language.
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, technical aptitude, and problem-solving skills, and the ability to drive manufacturing process improvement techniques throughout the production process in a skillful and deliberate manner.  
  • Strong team skills, including the ability to coach and develop work teams and provide appropriate training on CI methods and initiatives to subordinates.  
  • The ability to motivate/empower others, and resolve conflict, and possess a basic understanding of management principles and concepts. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills up and down the organizational hierarchy.
  • Basic understanding of JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement and overall corporate goals and objectives, and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).  
  • Strong knowledge of door and window production machines and tools.
  • Must be flexible and able to manage multiple priorities on a daily basis.
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and other position applicable software applications.

 

Who We Are

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia.


In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.

 

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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 jeld-wen.com.


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: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth