Sr. Project Engineer - Fiber

Date: Mar 29, 2024

Location: OR, US

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Sr. Project Engineer - Fiber to join our growing team.


The Opportunity


Under the general supervision of the Director of Engineering, the Senior Project Engineer (Fiber Engineering) will implement and lead multiple Capital and productivity projects. This candidate 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 (Cl), and SQDCI methodologies at all JELD-WEN manufacturing facilities in North America.



What You Will Do


  • 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.
  • - 10 years’ experience in plant/ process engineering to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Inventory a must. Experience in the wood products industry preferred, i 



How You Stand Out


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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%.


About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit

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. Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees will receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. JELD-WEN does not accrue time off for salaried positions. We believe in mutual trust and workplace flexibility, therefore appropriate time off for vacation, illness, or other reasons will be agreed upon with your manager per our Flexible Paid Time Off Policy. Employees can also enroll in the following company benefit programs including, 401k Retirement Savings Plan, Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement, and Employee Discount Program.​

Expected pay for this role is between $91,500.00 to $152,500.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.​

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.