Project Engineer

Date: 22 May 2023

Location: Kuopio, FI, 70501

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


Your role:


Excellent opportunity for a Project Engineer to join our fantastic Kuopio Team.  In this essential role you will be driving technical improvement projects.

The Project Engineer reports to the Technical Department Manager.  You are a hands-on, self-motivated and able to work alone or part of the team to drive necessary improvements within the business.  This position will work collaboratively with Production, HSEQ and Continuous Improvement in implementing innovative concepts and ideas.

There will be training and career progression opportunities available for the right candidate as well as a competitive salary, and a friendly and supportive team. 





What your impact will be:


  • Execution of agreed development projects
  • Improvement of Kuopio factory productivity and increase automation where possible
  • Improve the level of safety and ergonomics at the factory area
  • To ensure adherence with all compliance standards and operate with integrity at all times.
  • Find and execute technical solutions which improves factory productivity and safety together with production and HSEQ



What you'll need to succeed:


  • 3+ Years of experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment 
  • Experience in investment projects from planning to execution
  • Qualification in engineering or equivalent experience
  • Continuous improvement and growth mindset
  • Capability to work with different stakeholders and use their knowledge to find optimal solutions
  • Fluent in Finnish and English – both written and spoken

If you would like a confidential chat and further information about the role please contact Heikki Karvinen, (Technical Department Manager) +358405286022 and email address


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 labour-saving services that help them maximise 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 and retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation and benefits packages. As a global organisation, specific benefits may vary, however typically include medical and dental, generous leave policies, retirement programme, 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, colour, 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.