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Product Engineer II

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Klamath Falls, OR, US, 97601 Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

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.

Position Title:  Product Engineer II (Doors)


Location:  Charlotte, NC or Klamath Falls, OR 


Job Purpose:  The Product Engineer II is responsible for new product development, VAVE/Cost Reduction projects and Sustaining Engineering activities by working with the cross-function team to design, develop and validate the design from concept to launch. The successful candidate is hands-on, has technical rigor and moderate mechanical and process design experience. This position will work closely with Senior Product Engineers, Product Management and Operations.  This is a mid-level position that requires some training and supervision by Senior Engineers.



  • Identify the requirements of product development projects, on a per project basis, and works with and through the R&D Group to fulfill those requirements.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of product changes or new product introductions.
  • Manage design projects with a high level of complexity.
  • Participate and lead brainstorming groups, design reviews, and DFMEA/PFMEA activities.
  • Participate as a team member and at times lead multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Build and test prototypes working with Operations and test lab to complete.
  • Complete project time estimates.
  • Complete clear documentation (i.e., models/drawings, tolerance stack-ups, BOM, SOP, FAI, PPAP) for assigned projects.
  • Work with Global and Tactical Sourcing teams to specify and source materials, components and final products.
  • Assure product quality with thorough production validation, assembly, and installation processes.
  • Provide manufacturing and operations support during product launch or product change phases.
  • Learn and apply lean product development tools, systematic problem solving and critical thinking to new product development and VAVE/Cost Reduction projects.
  • Coordinate testing and certification of all products under his/her jurisdiction.



  • Education: BS in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Experience with 3-D Parametric Solid Modeling (Autodesk Inventor experience is a plus), and Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Experience: 3-7 years.
  • Mid-level position in terms of the complexity of work.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Requires little supervision and training by Senior Product Engineers.
  • Maintain a professional drawing system.
  • Proven ability for problem solving.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven track record for on time and complete.



  • 20% travel is anticipated


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: Medford