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Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Oceanside, CA, US, 92056

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.


The Designer/Draftsperson 1 will be responsible for creating drawings including engineering support, production support, sales support and marketing support drawings for the company.  Will work closely with Senior Designers/Draftperson, Senior Designers and Product Engineers to carry out a variety of Design/Drafting tasks which may include the development of new products and improvements to existing products to improve overall product performance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • This is an entry-level position and requires training and requires close supervision by Senior Designer or Product Engineer or Product Engineer Manager.
  • Prepares simple mechanical/architectural sketches and drawings by rendering sectional, auxiliary, and multi-views, sub-assemblies, pictorials, dimensions, and developments; producing two- and three-dimensional orthographic projections using computer aided design (CAD) and pictorial techniques; producing three-dimensional (3-D) models.
  • Creates simple mechanical/architectural drawings by reviewing models, sketches, descriptions, specifications, and supporting documents; conferring with Senior Designer/Drafters, Product Engineers and Designers. The finished product must be a professional drawing package.
  • Utilizes the drawing number system within PDL/PDM Vault.
  • Modifies documents and drawings by analyzing, resolving, and incorporating changes.
  • Generates Bill of Materials for the Data Department.
  • Updates red lines.
  • Communicates drafting, and design issues with Senior Designers and Product Engineers.
  • Communicates work load with Senior Designers and Product Engineers.


Preferred Position Requirements:

  • Education: AS or two-year technical degree in Design/Drafting and/or Pursuing BS in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering (or equivalent experience).
  • CAD/Drafting Skills: AutoCAD, Inventor and SolidWorks experience preferred.
  • Microsoft office (Word, Excel)
  • Experience: 0-3 years
  • Entry-level position in terms of the complexity of work



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

Nearest Major Market: San Diego