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Technical Communications Project Manager

Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Klamath Falls, OR, US, 97601

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

OUR COMPANY

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.

Reports to:

Technical Publications Manager

 

Job Summary:

The Technical Communications Project Manager is responsible for developing, producing, and distributing Replacement Parts Catalogs for existing products and new product launches. The project manager also assists with Technical Publications and Research and Development projects that support the overall department mission to bring reliable products to market in a timely manner.

Project management includes but is not limited to:

  • Facilitating discussions and documents project objectives and scope
  • Working with team to plan required work to accomplish the objectives and implement the scope
  • Monitoring and documents progress
  • Facilitating communication among team members and stakeholders

The Parts Catalogs Manager role includes pulling engineer drawings for each product, identifying replaceable parts, organizing content and structure of catalogs, directing the production process, proofreading, and distributing documents to JELD-WEN teams. This position works closely with R&D Product Engineers, Technical Graphic Designers, Technical Specialists, the Data Team, and Customer Care.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the production and maintenance of replacement part catalogs for North America product lines
  • Act as project leader on projects to ensure a clear project scope is articulated and documented and all activities associated with a project are completed and meet deliverable standards
  • Lead the project team in planning project tasks, milestones and deliverables – prepares a breakdown of the work following the product development process and ensures timely/correct completion of deliverables to meet project objectives
  • Facilitate cross-functional team communications – follows up on deliverables from team members, resolves conflicts or potential “road blocks”
  • Develops documentation – compiles document content, develops project plans & timelines, collects/maintains key deliverables, manages communications
  • Follow established guidelines; writes, maintains, and publishes documents related to departmental projects

 

Key Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2-4 years of related work experience; or 7-10 years of closely related work experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills; problem solver
  • Understanding of project management principles and project lifecycle
  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, MS Project) and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Mechanical aptitude and window/patio door product knowledge
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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


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