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Quality Engineer - Oceanside

Date: Jul 25, 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.

Summary: JELD-WEN is seeking a Process/Quality Engineer to work in our Oceanside, CA office supporting our LaCantina products in our Oceanside, CA Plant. The Quality Engineer position is expected to live by the JELD-WEN Values and lead by the JELD-WEN Leadership Model, to build businesses ethically and safely, to invest in people, to inspire customers through innovations, to deliver on our promises and to improve every day. This position, will oversee, develop, implement, and manage the quality control systems throughout new product introductions and the production process to drive end to end product quality.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following.

  • Maintain and extend the existing QMS, as needed
  • Responsible for generating, updating and posting quality metrics and SQDCI data.
  • Conduct various inspections to support Production and/or Quality containment activities.
  • Conduct calibration, tool and quality audits
  • Maintain quality logs, records and completes applicable documents.
  • Prepares various reports related to Quality.
  • Drive quality requirements for the manufacturing of the JELD-WEN products from materials acquisition to the finished products
  • Works with engineering to generate end to end (incoming, in-process, and final) inspection, testing plans, methods, and equipment to assure product conformance
  • Participate the updating of new programs (internal and suppliers) tools (FMEAs, MSA, SPC, Control Plans, and PPAP)
  • Review supplier provided First Articles inspection data and PPAP documents to ensure that suppliers are meeting product requirements
  • Conduct first article inspections and inspections as needed
  • Interface with suppliers when issues are found
  • Review supplier deviation and change requests with appropriate team members to determine approval or rejection of requests.
  • Manage sites supplier corrective action process using JELD-WEN’s problem notification and corrective action system (PHRED) and work with purchasing or the Dir of Supplier Quality as needed to address supplier quality/delivery performance issues
  • Responsible for driving corrective and preventative actions for reported customer complaints, non-conformance issues and/or warranty claims and ensuring their effectiveness  
  • Review nonconformances, complaints and warranty claims etc. to develop and update Control Plans.  Determine where quality control emphasis should be placed, and the appropriate sampling plan needed to contain the problems
  • Use SPC and MSA tools to understand process capability and integrity of tools used to determine the conformance of product and the process
  • Collect and compile data to generate quality metrics and reports to identify areas for improvement
  • Conduct or assist in auditing suppliers, internal QMS or layered audits
  • Travel as needed <10%
  • May perform other duties as needed




  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes and in-line quality assurance principles
  • Demonstrate ability to apply critical thought processes to develop, recommend, implement, and drive quality strategies and programs that address plant and corporate objectives, JELD-WEN’s Values and Mission
  • Demonstrate ability to review/update quality tools such as: FMEAs, MSA, SPC, Control Plans and PPAP
  • Experience interpreting product drawings to conduct dimensional first article inspections
  • Strong working problem-solving process knowledge
  • Experience with statistical software such as Minitab, SPC Pro etc. is preferred

Education / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required. 2 years of quality control experience in a manufacturing environment desired



    • Bachelor Engineering Degree
    • American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
    • Six Sigma and/or Lean Enterprise certification



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