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Operations/ Plant Controller

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Sacramento, CA, US, 95828

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.

Job Title:  Operations/ Plant Controller


The Operations/ Plant Controller is a highly visible position that drives manufacturing financial improvement and key business decisions for a multiple manufacturing and distribution division headquartered in Sacramento, California.   The Operations Controller will provide analysis, solutions and collaboration between the manufacturing, sales and financial disciplines.  The position will be responsible for maintaining a control environment that complies with the Company’s internal control policies and Sarbanes-Oxley.

Job Duties

  • Manages plant level financials including productivity measurements, product costing, cost of goods sold and inventory valuation.
  • Supplies financial analysis of capital expenditure requests and plant productivity initiatives.
  • Important participant in driving cycle count process adherence and count result improvement.
  • Partners with Sourcing/Manufacturing to minimize costs, improve quality and drive margin improvement.
  • Ensures bill of material structures and updates accurately reflect company inventory valuation policy and proper product costing.
  • Performs KPI metrics/reporting, variance analysis and product line profitability reporting data/support.
  • Produces ad hoc analysis and reports providing financial information, support and guidance to Operations Team and Division/Corporate management.
  • Provides budgeting/forecasting requirements at the plant and warehouse levels.
  • Promotes a safe and inclusive work force.
  • Ensures that there is an effective and efficient system of internal controls including SOX/GAAP compliance, data integrity, segregation of duties, data integrity and adherence to corporate policies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA, CMA and/or CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 6 years in finance positions related to manufacturing and in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Demonstrated problem solver in productivity improvement.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent skills in the use of Excel, PowerPoint and Word.  SAP a plus.



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