Electrical Engineer

Date: Jun 2, 2024

Location: Towanda, PA, US, 18848

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Electrical Engineer to join our growing team.


The Opportunity

As an Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for driving the identification, development and industrialization of modern electrical technologies. In this role, you will provide technical assistance leading to people safety and assets efficiency, and support building people capabilities to enable our factory to produce affordable, high-quality products. You will report to the Plant Engineering Manager.


The position is onsite and will be based in Towanda, PA.


What You Will Do

  • You will assess and analyze current conditions related to the electrical, instrumentation and automation areas, bringing a systematic and sustainable plan to ensure our facility complies with engineering foundations.
  • You will execute improvement projects with the full participation of others in the factory as well as other support teams like Quality, Manufacturing, and IT
  • You will apply new standards working closely with in house Engineers and Maintenance Personnel
  • You will research, experiment and implement with new and existing Process Control and Advanced Process Control (APC) systems, including new technologies like machine learning, data analytics, vision systems and robotics
  • You will lead market networks in the Electricity & Automation areas of expertise to provide capability building for the regional technical community
  • You will support many capital investment projects either directly or coordinating external resources
  • You will interact regularly with Engineering, Maintenance and Operations managers, Project managers, Production supervisors, Quality management teams, Safety & environment teams, Continuous improvement teams, Suppliers, Contractors, and the Hourly workforce
  • You will work to reduce factory losses improving the yield of production lines and reducing unplanned machine stoppages.
  • You will deliver capital investment projects on time and within the defined budget, taking responsibility on the technical solutions applied


Who You Are

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, preferably electrical and/or automation engineering/technology or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years industry experience in software development, programming, or engineering discipline
  • Experience with one or more of the following systems – HMI, Siemens PLC, MES applications
  • Experience with advanced analytics, machine learning, vision systems or robotics are a plus
  • Strong communication and willing to work as a standout colleague
  • Bring business insight in a technical environment
  • Programming experience in software development context.
  • Exposure to automated data collection, databases, visualization, quality and efficiency in manufacturing, SCADA, automated decision control
  • Exposure to enterprise level large-scale applications
  • Experience with Industrial Networks
  • Experience with SQL programming and databases
  • Experience with IT environment or organization
  • Experience to application integration to factory floor equipment


How You Stand Out

  • Result driven
  • Analytical skills in problem solving - ability to think objectively through various options and scenarios
  • Strong conflict resolution and transversal leadership skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Knowledge of process driven industries
  • Passionate about new technologies



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 jeld-wen.com.

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. Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees will receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. JELD-WEN does not accrue time off for salaried positions. We believe in mutual trust and workplace flexibility, therefore appropriate time off for vacation, illness, or other reasons will be agreed upon with your manager per our Flexible Paid Time Off Policy. Employees can also enroll in the following company benefit programs including, 401k Retirement Savings Plan, Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement, and Employee Discount Program.​

Expected pay for this role is between $57,500.00 to $95,900.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.​

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: Scranton