Production Scheduler

Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Sterling Heights, MI, US, 48312

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Production Scheduler to join our growing team.


The Opportunity

As a Production Scheduler, you will be responsible for optimizing production processes, ensuring efficient resource allocation, and maintaining an organized production schedule for the operations.  Planning and coordinating the production workflow to meet production targets, minimize downtime and enhance the overall productivity. You will report directly to the Production Manager.


This position is onsite and based in our Sterling Heights, MI facility.


What You Will Do

  • Production Planning:  Collaborate with various departments within the operations, supply chain and sales, to create a comprehensive production schedule based on customer demands, inventory levels, and production capacity.
  • Resource Allocation:  Efficiently allocate resources, including material sku’s to achieve production goals while minimizing waste and downtime.
  • Inventory Management: Work closely with purchasing/inventory control to ensure adequate stock levels and help reduce excess inventory.
  • Production Coordination:  Coordinate with managers and group leads to ensure smooth workflow, resolve production-related issues, and maintain on-time delivery.
  • Process Optimization: Recommend and implement process improvements to enhance production efficiency, reduce lead times and identify opportunities for sot reductions.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration:  Collaborate with other departments to align production schedules with sales forecasts, inventory plans and business objectives.


Who You Are

  • Must have a HS Diploma; some college or specialized training preferred.
  • 2+ years of work experience in an office setting; preferably in manufacturing but not required.
  • Self-starter and able to perform the job with minimal supervision once trained.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and/or MMI ERP system
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel


How You Stand Out

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with various teams.
  • Strong work ethic and attendance
  • Willingness to work OT as required to complete daily work.








About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit

In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.

What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, generous leave policies, retirement program, etc.

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit