Group Lead

Date: Mar 1, 2023

Location: Sacramento, CA, US, 95829

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Group Lead to join our growing team.


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.  This position will start training in an AM shift.  Post training shift starts at 2 PM.

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



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 accrue up to 15 days’ vacation leave annually and receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. 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 $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.


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



Nearest Major Market: Sacramento