VP, Distribution Sales

Date: Sep 1, 2023

Location: Sacramento, CA, US, 95828 Denver, CO, US, 80238 NC, US

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a VP, Distribution Sales to join our growing team.




The Vice President – Sales, Distribution will be responsible for managing all aspects of the traditional, national account and commercial sales channels for the JELD-WEN Distribution Business Unit. The ideal candidate must possess and display a positive attitude with relentless passion for growing the assigned business. The position will be a primary member within the distribution leadership team, and will be a key role in developing and implementing strategies and driving financial results.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establishes and implements sales strategies to support sales and profit growth within the assigned sales channels and across the JELD-WEN enterprise.
  • Develops annual sales plans and associated regional sales budgets
  • Manages all sales team members and processes.
  • Cultivates and fosters strong working relationships with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Attends and participates in key trade and customer events.
  • Trains, mentors and motivates the sales team.
  • Coaches and develops future leaders of the business.
  • Ability to manage and plan multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities


  • Strong leadership and sales skills.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable business acumen
  • Proven problem solving and customer service skills
  • Superior people, oral/written/listening communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and strategic planning skills
  • Proactive, finds ways to do things, not reasons why things can’t be done business approach.
  • Be actively involved in critical customer issues and manage to the desired result for JELD-WEN distribution.
  • Change Management – Builds commitment and overcomes resistance.
  • Cost Consciousness – Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources and manages within defined expense budgets.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Business or Marketing. MBA degree is a strong plus.
  • 7 to 10 years' senior level experience in the consumer durable products industry through sales, product management, or marketing.
  • Proven successful track record and relationships are required.
  • Solid computer skills with experience in the Microsoft Office Suite to include Excel, Word Processing, and PowerPoint presentations.


  • Travel to meetings, market visits, etc. 50%



About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit jeld-wen.com.

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 $178,100.00 to $296,900.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.​

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

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

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento