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Master Scheduler

Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: Melton Mowbray, GB, LE13 1PD

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.



Are you an experienced Scheduler looking for your next role?

Do you have practical experience synchronising production plans?


If you answered yes to the questions above, then stop your job search now, you’ve found your next role.


The role of Master Scheduler reports to the General Manager.  


Responsible for schedule / batch compliance at both a local and factory level, you’ll ensure cohesion between local scheduling activity and overall operational plan.



  • Keep our people safe and deliver products right-first-time to schedule.
  • Design of top-level scheduling processes and procedures. Implementation and ongoing cadence
  • Setting bucket sizes, workable process capacities and communication of the resulting bottle necks
  • Synchronising production plans with any applicable purchasing activity i.e glazing and special item purchases
  • Setting and maintenance of internal kan-bans, components stocks and finished inventory
  • Translating medium and long term forecasts / customer requirement information into actionable factory demand
  • Key stake holder in strategic planning as a result of IBP
  • Maintenance of production BoM’s and writing off
  • OTIF and any delivery related reporting
  • Ensuring production plans are conducive to efficient plant output



  • Ability to champion the JELD-WEN Values
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • GCSE 'C' or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English
  • Highly motivated, with real passion for people and getting the job done
  • Numerate
  • Analytical - able to compare and contrast, data analysis
  • IT literate
  • Good communicator within and across teams at all levels




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