Manufacturing Services Engineer

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: CA, US

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Manufacturing Services Engineer to join our growing team.


The Opportunity


As the Manufacturing Services Engineer, you will implement and lead multiple Capital and productivity projects. You will also be responsible for Goal Deployment implementation at assigned facilities within their region and implementing projects of various size and scale, complexity, and duration to deliver process improvement solutions and operational excellence to the various JELD-WEN plants. This position will direct and coordinate cross-functional teams and activities to complete assigned projects that are of significant complexity and value to ensure that projects are completed within prescribed contractual requirements, time frames, and funding parameters while employing Continuous Improvement (CI), Lean Six Sigma and SQDCI methodologies at all JELD-WEN manufacturing facilities in North America.  This position will report to the Director of Engineering.


What You Will Do


  • Serve as the driving force and champion of executing organizational integration, capital equipment purchases and standardized roles, responsibilities, and accountabilities for all programs and projects for the NA Window and Door division.
  • Plan and control the procurement process of capital equipment, materials and services. Ensure the equipment and/or services are delivered on time, on budget, and meet all JELD-WEN standards/specifications to ensure program success.
  • Oversee and work with cross-functional teams to identify tasks, build and manage program plans, identify, assign, and commit functional resources to meet organization productivity commitments, goals and objectives.
  • Incorporate Lean Six Sigma and SQDCI methodologies into programs and projects.
  • Meet with and provide leadership and direction to cross-functional teams. Work cooperatively with senior leaders and multiple manufacturing locations.



Who You Are


  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial, Operations, Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Mechanical, or related Engineering Degree required.
  • ECRP program completion which includes in plant/process engineering to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Inventory a must.
  • Strong multi-project management skills and experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing multiple significant-scale projects from definition through implementation involving internal personnel and third-party contractors.
  • Experience with operational analysis tools and development methodologies and matrix tools (i.e. measurement systems, business redesigns, service models, financial models, work and process flow diagrams). 



How You Stand Out

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, and the ability to work across the organization and interact/influence/negotiate effectively with Senior Management and with all levels of management at multiple facilities/locations.  
  • The ability to write reports, business correspondence, and operational procedure manuals.
  • The ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other directors, plant managers and senior executives of the company. 
  • The ability to effectuate operational changes as needed and as directed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other JELD-WEN position applicable computer software and hardware applications.
  • Proficient in Autodesk AutoCAD and/or Inventor.



  • Must have the ability to maintain the highest degree of integrity, ethical standards, and confidentiality. 
  • Travel required: 30-40%. 



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.