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HR Generalist

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Spokane, WA, US, 99202

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.

HR Generalist 


Spokane, WA


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complying with JELD-WEN EH&S requirements, legal requirements including policies,
  • Assesses internal JELD-WEN, inc. policies, programs, and procedures, and informs employee and management personnel on the interpretation of them, including the local CBA.
  • Performs professional level human resources work and carries out responsibilities in one or more functional areas, such as, staffing, employee relations, compensation, training, employment, labor relations, safety, employment equity programs, recruitment and research.
  • Carries out administrative work involving the human resources functions and maintains related electronic employee files / records.
  • Partners with Corporate Payroll and Benefits team in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Compensation team in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Ensures that programs are carried out in accordance with company's policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes and provides advice to supervisors and managers on methods and approaches to resolve employee relations issues and concerns.
  • Draft presentations to explain the purpose and goal and to seek compliance and understanding of human resources policies.
  • Manage research to determine the effectiveness of personnel programs and policies.
  • Develop and propose improvement to policies, programs, and procedures to improve the effectiveness of human resources and operations.
  • May be responsible for implementing and evaluating revised human resources policies.
  • Other tasks and duties as required


Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical: compile, process, summarize, and analyze data accurately in a timely manner.
  • Problem Solving: identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Detail Oriented: strong ability to provide accurate detail in analysis.
  • Collaborative: works well in unison with all levels of associates.
  • Customer Service: responds promptly to internal and external customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Change Management: builds commitment and overcomes resistance.
  • Leadership: exhibits confidence in self and others; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others.
  • Ethics: treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Strategic Thinking: supports strategies to achieve organizational goals; analyzes market data; adapts to changing conditions.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills



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: Spokane