Group Lead

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Sacramento, CA, US, 95829

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

We Make Doors – Where they lead is up to you…



Hiring Now – Immediate need for new Manufacturing Team Members


American Building Supply (ABS), a subsidiary of Jeld Wen, and one of the Nation’s largest wholesale suppliers of Doors, Door Hardware, Windows, and Millwork, currently has a position available for Group Lead to assist our Distribution Division in providing value-added goods and services to our customers.

JELD-WEN 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 aluminum windows.


Successful Production Lead candidates may do any of the following duties:


  • Lead the morning stretches and establish the positive tone for the production day.
  • Assign the team to their starting positions for the production day.
  • Track and maintain visual management tools including hour-by-hour boards. 
  • Assess the pace and progress towards completion of the daily schedule by utilizing hour-by-hour boards and other JEM tools.
  • Redistribute labor allocation within the facility throughout the day and address performance shortfalls within different departments by shifting labor to meet challenges.  
  • Supervise and direct the duties of operations personnel on the production floor.
  • Work with the Facility leadership team to drive meaningful change in the production process while utilizing JEM Lean management ideals.
  • Monitor production supplies for all departments.
  • Assist when necessary with actual production.
  • Evaluate, coach and/or discipline staff as required.
  • Train new staff and existing staff as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain quality and accuracy of shipping material and paperwork
  • Maintain a safe working environment


Previous experience in a manufacturing or similar environment is preferred, but not required.


What we offer:


  • As well as a safe, challenging & fast paced working environment
  • Competitive Benefits, including Paid Time Off, Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, 401k, and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Opportunities to cross-train, enhance your skillset and advance your career




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.
Expected pay for this role is between $24.52 to $27.10 per hour 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.
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: Sacramento