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Project Manager

Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Rantoul, IL, US, 61866 IN, US

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: Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Project Management, the Project Manager is responsible for the full life cycle of a project. The Project Manager plans a project to fill the stated need, develops the scope and costing of the project, and depending on available resources, either secures a competitive bid for the project, designs, and oversees construction of the project, or engages in a combination of the two.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Project Management responsibilities include accountability for all aspects of project execution including system layout, vendor/contractor management, equipment procurement, schedule management, project costing, site management and installation support
  • Supporting project engineering, including all aspects of the design process working directly with our internal clients and suppliers to implement project specifications and document compliance
  • Ensure each job is safely and productively performed while providing quality work
  • Ensure compliance with safety, environmental, and company policies and procedures.  This may include:
    • Review with Risk Management
    • Notification and possible review with the Property Insurance carrier
    • Notification and review by corporate Environmental
  • Lead and influence others for timely completion of project activities
  • Work toward a predetermined goal independently or as part of a team



  • Bachelors Degree in relevant field
  • 3+ years related experience
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Possess highly effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact within both engineering and operational environments, and with both clients and suppliers
  • Experience working in mill/manufacturing environment.  Highly organized, detail-oriented, motivated, and self-directed
  • Competent with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Project
  • Experience reviewing building & production environment layouts
  • 50% travel required to support planning, installation and start-up activities 
    • Able to travel to the project sites as needed
  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities


COVID-19 considerations:

All employees are required to wear masks at jobsites, at meetings, in the office, around other people.

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: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana