Extrusion Coordinating Group Manager

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Klamath Falls, OR, US, 97601

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Extrusion Coordinating Group Manager to join our growing team.


The Opportunity


As an Extrusion Coordinating Group Manager at JELD-WEN, you will be a key member of the Manufacturing team and will be responsible for overseeing the initial installation of equipment then manage the production team as they set up, operate, and tend extrusion lines to extrude thermoplastic wood polymer composites into usable components and pellets. This is an exceptional opportunity to lead by example on the plant floor in a true hybrid role of hands-on expertise and management capability. You will report directly to the Plant Manager.


This is an onsite role and is based in our Klamath Falls, OR Facility.


What You Will Do


  • Responsible for leading day to day activities of production, ensuring safety and quality standards.
  • Project manage the facility upgrades for equipment being installed.
  • Oversee the extrusion and pelletizing process as they mold new products.
  • Recommend product enhancements or improvements in Materials/Colors/Finishes/Textures
  • Implement improvement projects related to engineering (improved throughput or improved physical properties, decreased scrap).
  • Manage new or replacement tooling design including managing the timeline for tooling construction, tuning, development, testing and approvals.
  • Identify and lead new equipment specification and purchasing for the extrusion area.
  • Identify root-cause of both internal and external non-conformities.
  • Implements strategic programs that improve labor efficiency, on-time delivery, quality, workplace safety, and customer expectations.
  • Generates monthly reports to effectively communicate program contributions, lead-times, on-time delivery, continuous improvement efforts, and manufacturing issues and needs.
  • Provides input for selection of appropriate manufacturing equipment to ensure the most cost-efficient solution is available within company budget guidelines.
  • Maintains manufacturing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Produces products by establishing production planning systems, maintaining good manufacturing practices, enforcing quality standards, and improving products and processes.


Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management or 6 years of closely related work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience with custom extrusion experience in Manufacturing. 
  • Twin-screw experience a plus
  • Tooling design expertise (dies and sizers)
  • Experience, knowledge or trained in Six Sigma Lean Methodologies manufacturing
  • Prior Management experience preferred


How You Stand Out

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to create and drive change and effectively communicate throughout the organization
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills, leadership qualities, computer literacy
  • Ability to supervise is essential for the candidate to perform successfully in this position
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Works with integrity and respect displaying a high degree of tact and diplomacy
  • Must be familiar with various measuring devices and analyzing information




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.

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 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.

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

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