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Group Mgr - Pre Finish

Date: Jun 6, 2021

Location: Sidman, PA, US, 15955

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 Summary:

  • The Group Manager is responsible for communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures for their area.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Partner with Production Manager and Plant Manager to determine daily and weekly required production goals for area.
  • Review equipment needs/repair requirements and make recommendations for replacement or upgrades.
  • Assist with efficient warehouse organization, equipment usage and space utilization.
  • Assess daily workload and utilize employees for maximum optimization.
  • Oversee employee training, job performance and evaluation.
  • Ensure assembly procedures are followed, with finished items properly packaged and staged.
  • Assist with employment or disciplinary process.
  • Model and hold employees accountable for all safety and SQDCI processes
  • Monitors and enforces quality standards
  • Work with direct report team to keep production area clean and organized.


Supervisory Responsibility

This position has supervisory responsibilities over the non-exempt warehouse staff in the Group Manager’s assigned area.


Work Environment

This job operates in a combination of a professional office environment and manufacturing setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and printers/scanners. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud. 


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position is moderately active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. 


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, start time of 5:00 AM, approximately 50 hours per week.


Travel is not a requirement of this position.

Required Education and Experience
5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing or assembly facility

3+ years’ experience supervising teams of 5 to 20 people

Good written and oral communication skills

Ability to work and make decisions under pressure and with compassion

Computer literacy

Preferred Education and Experience
Previous experience supervising both Union and non-union employees

Familiarity with construction, millwork, lumber, and/or door manufacturing industries

Proficiency in Microsoft suite; experience in ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, etc.)
Additional Eligibility Qualifications


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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: Johnstown