Production Supervisor

Date: Jun 8, 2023

Location: Rialto, CA, US, 92376

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Production Supervisor to join our growing team.




Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for managing and implementing all production activities. Working with the Plant and Operations Managers where applicable, this position is a key driver of JELD-WEN’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), including, but not limited to, SQDCI, TPS, OTD, and Continuous Improvement (CI’s) activities and initiatives in direct support of JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement. 


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


  • Under the direction of the Production Manager, this position will manage and implement the activities on the warehouse and shop floor, following established procedures and approved processes consistent with JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement.
  • This position will work with production employees and is responsible for providing direct leadership to lead employees and their subordinates in their assigned areas of production in support of plant operations, goals, and objectives.
  • The position acts as a liaison between upper management and the rank-and-file hourly employees providing timely feedback up and down the organizational hierarchy.
  • This position directly supervises production employees and support and drives SQDCI, TPS, OTD, and CI activities and initiatives during the process.
  • Proactively and continually develops and manages team leads and employee’s performance and capabilities, based upon company Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Assures team activities, equipment, facilities, and personnel are operated and maintained in a manner consistent with plant goals and objectives, as established by the Plant Manager, Operations Production Manager, and other managerial personnel, inclusive of corporate goals and objectives.
  • Assist the Production Manager with overall performance of production and quality control standards in accordance with SQDCI, TPS, and Continuous Improvement (CI) methodologies.
  • Maintains existing plant facilities and equipment, and/or make recommendations and adjustments to plant facilities and equipment to the Production, Plant and Operations Managers, when necessary, in conjunction with CI initiatives, goals/objectives.
  • Provides leadership and training to accomplish plant/company goals and objectives in accordance with JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement.
  • Implements and maintains preventative maintenance programs.
  • Assists in development, and implements safety awareness programs, communicates safety issues, corrects safety-related problems, and assists in investigations into safety-related issues as needed and as directed.
  • Assists in the performance evaluations of staff and assists in initiative-taking actions of subordinate personnel on an annual, bi-annual, or as-needed basis.
  • May perform other or specified duties as directed by the Plant Manager, Assistant Plant Manager, Production Manager, or other appropriate supervisory personnel.




  • Bachelor's or Associate’s Degree in a related field and or three (3) to five (5) years experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the window and door industry; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, to be determined by production management.
  • At least three (3) to five (5) years of applicable work experience in the window and door industry.
  • Fundamental knowledge and experience in distribution and manufacturing process improvement techniques including, but not limited to, SQDCI, OTD, TPS, and Continuous Improvement (CI) methodologies and activities.
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, technical aptitude, and problem-solving skills, and the ability to drive manufacturing process improvement techniques throughout the production process in a skillful and deliberate manner.  
  • Strong team skills, including the ability to coach and develop work teams and provide appropriate training on CI methods and initiatives to subordinates.  
  • The ability to motivate/empower others, resolve conflict, and possess a basic understanding of management principles and concepts. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills up and down the organizational hierarchy.
  • Basic understanding of JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement and overall corporate goals and objectives, and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Strong knowledge of door and window production machines and tools.
  • Must be flexible and able to manage multiple priorities daily.
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and other position applicable software applications.




Who We Are

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia.


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 $66,400.00 to $110,700.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

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.


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


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles