Automation Controls Engineer

Date: Jun 2, 2024

Location: Pottsville, PA, US, 17901

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Automation Controls Engineer to join our growing team. 



Seeking a  Controls Engineer to work 7:30p to 6:00a  Monday thru Thursday to support our Pottsville PA facility by continually identifying opportunities for improvement and initiating actions to improve processes and production methods that safely improve manufacturing quality, delivery, and cost to best meet customer needs in support of the facility objectives.   


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support production areas with the aim of resolving assembly and manufacturability issues.  
  • Confer with shop floor and support functions to assist in resolving manufacturing problems using lean and six sigma methodologies.  
  • Observe and analyze current methods/processes to make recommendations in areas of improvement to bring about work simplification and standardization, quality improvement, and cost reduction.  
  • Assure product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.  
  • Assist with training group managers and hourly associates on new manufacturing processes.  


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, time management tools. 
  • Proficient with Rockwell Automation software, such as Studio5000, FactoryTalk View Studio and similar.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment and processes.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the industrial manufacturing area  
  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical Engineering thought processes to engineer, design, develop, recommend, and implement strategies and programs that address manufacturing operations. 
  • Able to interface with outside suppliers and be able to co-design component parts with vendors if needed, or as directed by senior engineers. 
  • Fundamental understanding and application of tolerance and datum’s and how to apply them in Engineering and manufacturing. 
  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing process improvement techniques utilizing engineering methodologies a plus, including, but not limited to Continuous Improvements, SQDCI, Lean Six Sigma, TPS, etc. 
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills up and down the organizational hierarchy to include cross-functional teams. 
  • Experience with Inductive Automation Ignition Software a plus.


Education and Experience

  • BS in Mechanical/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering or related technical degree.  And/or Equivalent practical experience. 




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. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, generous leave policies, retirement program, etc.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Allentown