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Value Stream Manager

Date: Jun 13, 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.



The Lamination Value Stream Manager is responsible for all aspects of lamination production, customer support, profitability & team development.  This leader is a change agent, developing short and long-term goals and creating a continuous improvement environment with an unconditional commitment to safety, eliminating waste, and employee engagement.   


Principle Duties and Responsibilities


  • Manage and develop VPI's in-house vinyl lamination business unit. 
  • Responsible for delighting VPI customers, developing the VPI culture, and delivering profitability.
  • Implements strategic programs that improve labor efficiency, on-time delivery, quality, workplace safety, and customer expectations
  • Drives a corporate culture that focuses on data, tangible results, and behaviors
  • Maintains manufacturing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities
  • Interfaces closely with Plant Manager and Supply Chain Manager to effectively develop purchasing and logistical systems, inventory, and production control requirements


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities


  • First-person, servant-based management style
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to create and drive change and effectively communicate throughout the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a cross-functional team
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and motivate team performance.
  • The ability to supervise is essential for the candidate to perform successfully in this position
  • Works with integrity and respect, displaying a high degree of tact and diplomacy


Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or physical science.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years related experience, Manufacturing Process & Management preferred
  • Experience and knowledge of Lean manufacturing methodologies.
  • Demonstrared experience of managing wet manufacuring processes and systems. 



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