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Supply Chain & Distribution Manager

Date: 17-Nov-2022

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. 


Do you have a strong background in Supply Chain and Distribution? Are you looking to take the next step and manager a small team or are you already in a similar role and looking for a new challenge? 


We are recruiting for a Supply Chain and Distrubution Manager who will be a key player as part of the leadership team based on-site in Sheffield.You will work alongside the Inventory/ Goods-In Value Stream Manager to ensure optimal storage and inbound performance delivery management as well as leading a small team of buyers to maximise inbound supplier performance and stock availability.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Safety management and improvement. Pro-active SIO approach
  • Demonstrate stock turn improvement
  • Maintain exceptional physical and digital housekeeping and organisational controls
  • Pro-active approach to ‘Quality’ management through QIO generation, creating a culture of ‘Quality first time every time’.
  • Ownership for the management hourly boards and standard work
  • Leading and driving problem solving and continuous improvement activities
  • Manage team member’s performance and contributions, including absenteeism and discipline
  • Identify new projects to deliver continuous improvement, lean culture and productivity
  • Attending daily reviews and the necessary business cadence including layered audits
  • Resource planning, budgetary accountability, KPIs and communications
  • MHE compliance and asset maintenance and utilisation programmes
  • Supporting commercial activities as needed


Experience/ Knowledge:


  • Previous experience of a ‘Quality’ management culture or equivalent is desirable, not essential
  • Previuos xperience of working in a medium to large manufacturing environment
  • Experience of leading a large team with varying levels of skills and experience
  • Experience working within a disciplined and system controlled environment.
  • Experience of working with a SQDCIP (or equivalent) production management
  • Previous experience of working in a Trade Union environment
  • Membership of CIPS or similar accreditations is desirable




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