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Material Control Manager

Date: Sep 7, 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 Material Control Manager looking for your next role?

Do you have strong experience in planning/scheduling?

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


The role reports to the Supply Chain Manager and is responsible for supporting production departments by receiving external order detail and formulating this into a comprehensive production plan of priorities and activities. 



  • Receive client production requirements from the sales / commercial department.
  • Formulate a build-plan to populate production departments.
  • To ensure efficiency is maximised via smooth batching and prioritisation.
  • To limit equipment changeovers and operational disruption through accurate planning and prioritisation.
  • To liaise closely with Value Stream Leaders / Managers to determine load limits and bottlenecks.
  • To build bills of material (BOMs) for non-standard and special client requirements when Titan BOMs are unavailable (writing-off).
  • To provide a technical expertise to production, assisting sequencing, methodology and techniques.
  • Liaise with the commercial department regarding client batching dates and expectations.
  • Manage the company’s rolling profile calendar.
  • Manage the company’s daily loading charting against set target performance.
  • Purchasing management and overall responsibility.
  • Purchased stock accountability and accuracy.
  • Supplier co-ordination in line with the UK commodity managers.
  • Plant purchasing liaison and management.
  • Line Management of Purchasing and Planning team.
  • Other tasks requested by supervision / management



  • Must have a ‘SAFETY FIRST’ culture with a zero tolerance and continuous safety improvement mentality.
  • Previous planning / scheduling experience is required.
  • Previous manufacturing process knowledge is required.
  • Base knowledge of the company’s primary manufacturing process and technologies.
  • Previous experience of working within a ERP / MRP system, including capacity planning software.
  • Previous purchasing experience and management required.
  • Previous stock management responsibilities and experience
  • Must be well organised, have an attention to detail and ability to deliver 100% of expected requirement




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