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Manager Human Resources

Date: May 27, 2021

Location: Humpolec, CZ, 39601

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.



The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for aligning Global / European business objectives with Employees and Management within their assigned sites.  The role is critical in executing our people initiatives, providing great internal customer support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement. 



  • Acts as a trusted advisor and coach to Managers, working with them to develop HR solutions to people related business challenges, leveraging other partners in HR where needed 

  • Identify HR priorities from corporate and departmental plans, translating business requirements into effective HR practices and delivering people solutions aligned to business objective 

  • Deliver key HR initiatives across the HR spectrum, including workforce planning, reorganisation actions, Trade Union and Works Council negotiations, absence management, talent acquisition and development, benefits and total rewards, Employee relations, Employee engagement, Diversity and Inclusion plans, performance management (PDP and PIP) plus HIPO identification 

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of Employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance 

  • Partner with Business Leaders for all Works Council related activities and initiatives 

  • Proactive consultation with Works Councils to ensure effective labour relations 

  • Ensure Works Council understands and supports the implementation of business practices and priorities 

  • Provide up to date knowledge of the legal framework within which HR operates, developing or localizing HR guidelines and policies in line with current legislation and keeping up to date with modern HR procedures and best practice 

  • Use of HR systems (e.g. PeoplePoint) in compliance with business processes and SOX standards 




  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Management, or related field 

  • Country recognised HR professional qualification 

  • Minimum 3 years broad and progressive experience in human resources 

  • Experience in manufacturing and consulting Unions or Works Councils 

  • Experience of working with core HRIS and time and attendance systems, e.g. SAP and Kronos 

  • Written and spoken fluency in English and Czech required



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