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Quality Manager

Date: 07-Jun-2021

Location: Sheffield, GB, S13 9WH

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.


Are you an experienced Quality Manager looking for your next step?

Do you have experience working with ISO9001 and SQDCIP (or equivalent)?


If you answered yes to the questions above, then stop your job search now, you’ve found your next role.


We are now looking for an experienced Quality Manager to join our team at our Sheffield Site and be A key member of the Sheffield Leadership Team and the European Quality Leadership Team. 


This role aims to minimise the total cost of quality and ensuring 100% compliance to standards as well as drive and lead the implementation of strategic Quality improvement plans and objectives across the Sheffield site. 


As Quality Manager, you’ll provide advice, guidance, and support to the site teams to ensure compliance with company management standards and legislative requirements.


You’ll set the standards for Quality led operational activities, lead Quality activities towards world-class performance; make continuous improvement standard practice.  Educate, develop, and inspire team members towards betterment and achievement.



  • Be accountable for the Quality Planning, Control & Assurance aspects site wide.
  • Accountable for the quality management system and compliance with third party company accreditations where appropriate, such as but not limited to ISO9001., Certisecure (Firedoors)
  • Ensure Customer requirements are identified, implemented and controlled throughout and included in all applicable quality related documents.
  • Identify incoming requirements for supplied materials and non-conformances arising managed back into the supply chain to prevent reoccurrence where appropriate.
  • Ensure effective distribution of quality resources across the sites to meet business demands
  • Conduct Performance management and upskilling the quality team to ensure business, customer and the role of the quality function is met.
  • Planning, implementation, coordination and reporting of audit programmes to significantly reduce quality failures relating to scrap & warranty by ensuring compliance to procedures, quality standards and SOPs across the operational processes.
  • Creating and delivering quality training to new & current employees within operational areas in terms of quality system, product and/or customer requirements, as well as the use of measuring equipment.
  • Be accountable for ensuring New Product Development & Introduction of new products meet customer and internal quality standards and/or requirements as a minimum.
  • Accountable for reporting monthly on scrap and warranty related aspects, as part of the Operations Site Monthly Report, including actions and/or initiatives to improve where required on failures against current KPI's.
  • Responsible for supporting product, process & new material improvement trials to ensure customer and internal quality standards and/or requirements are met as a minimum.
  • Supporting operational areas in identifying product non-conformance including the implementation of an effective process, controls & problem-solving tools.
  • Responsible for providing up to date advice and guidance to the management team on compliance, best practice, strategy implementation and industry standards as well as overseeing, assisting and support the operational areas with quality initiatives and reporting
  • Lead contact for liaison and interaction with third party auditors and/or regulatory bodies, our customers in area of responsibility relating to Quality NPI, product queries and non-conformance.
  • Support leadership wide initiatives and cascade into areas of accountability to ensure full engagement across the team.
  • Attend and facilitate quality meetings at a UK or EU level
  • As a member of the senior leadership team, you will be involved in cross functional projects



  • Quality Management Experience is essential and ideally gained within a high volume manufacturing/[processing environment.
  • Educated to degree level of equivalent preferred but not essential.
  • Qualifications and working experience of management systems including ISO9001.
  • Possess a good understanding of using Quality and Process management tools and methodology.
  • Fully computer literate with strong IT skills for report writing, analyses of data statistics.
  • Experience of working with a SQDCIP (or equivalent) production management system is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience/involvement in New Product Introduction.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience/involvement in Process Change Management.
  • Excellent IT skills for report writing, analyses of data statistics and development of new and refresher training packages.
  • Experience/involvement in Internal Auditing.


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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