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Engineering Project Manager

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Sonder Felding, DK, 7280

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

Do you have hands-on experience with project management, and are you well-versed in working with the project management best practices? Do you enjoy broad stakeholder collaboration and motivated by driving technical projects in a cross-functional environment? This is a unique opportunity for you to join our technical team in a key role as Engineering Project Manager at our site in Sdr Felding, Denmark.


Your role

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will be responsible for running and participating in critical projects and participating as a valuable asset in the daily work in the technical team, ensuring the required support for our customers. Reporting directly to the Factory Manager, the scope of the role is to successfully secure implementation of product-related projects following the project management best practices. This entails fulfilling the expectations from project objectives, costs and timeframe. You will also work as a part of the technical team in Sdr. Felding, where you will enjoy broad stakeholder collaboration with R&D, product management, production and purchasing departments. As Engineering Project Manager, you will also support our local JEM(Lean) team in project management of various continuous improvement projects. This role will be responsible for facilitating and driving projects within a fast-changing and demand-driven environment.  Your role will play a vital part in driving down production and material costs by providing smarter and consistent solutions.

Your responsibilities

  • Facilitate and drive technical projects
  • Contribute to smarter and consistent solutions that could drive down production and material costs
  • Standardisation of technical data and master Data IT-clean up
  • Project management from initiation until successful closure, including reporting and optimised prioritisation regarding costs and resources
  • In close collaboration with the project team, identify small and larger opportunities inside and outside the project
  • Provide technical support to cross-functional teams
  • Support the local LEAN/JEM team in continuous improvement projects
  • An ad-hoc task concerning other departments (R&D, Product Management, Production, Purchasing etc.)

Your skills and experiences

  • Several years of experience from a similar project management role
  • Hands-on experience in running several projects in a cross-functional environment
  • Well-versed in working with multiple stakeholders
  • An engineering degree or the equivalent vocational qualification
  • Experience from a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Focused, structured and performance orientated 
  • Experience in how to carry change management through the projects
  • Solid experience with the project management best practices
  • Ability to motivate team members and find solutions
  • A consistent and proactive approach towards assigned projects and tasks
  • Good communication skills and result-driven
  • Fluency in spoken and written Danish and English is a prerequisite for this role

Good reason to join

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.



Founded in 1960, JELD-WEN is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 25 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.

Next steps


Submit your application and CV as we will interview suitable candidates as they apply. For more information, you are welcome to contact Pedram Khalighi, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, at +45 26 77 16 80.  



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.