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Coordinating Group Manger

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Venice, FL, US, 34285

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.



Under the direct supervision of the Production Manager (PM), the Coordinating Group Manager (CGM) directs manufacturing operations through a team of functional Group Managers that oversee and implement all production operations and shop activities at the various JELD-WEN plants and facilities in accordance with corporate Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). This position performs/acts in the capacity of a Group Manager during an absence and/or void, and may act as the liaison to the PM on behalf of their respective operational Group activities and responsibilities.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities


  • Under the direction of the PM, this position will oversee/assist the Group Managers on evening shfit in implementing the activities on the shop floor, following established procedures and processes, consistent with JELD-WELD’s Mission Statement.
  • This position will consult with plant management to retrieve and establish updated production and quality control standards in their assigned areas of operations to effectively manage and coordinate the scheduling and timing of production.
  • Position may act as a liaison between plant management and the Group Managers providing feedback up and down the organizational hierarchy to include plans for current and future production requirements, from raw materials to finished product, all in accordance with JELD-WEN’s KPI’s.
  • This position will work with and may directly supervise Group Managers in conjunction with all production and production support operations utilizing SQDCI, MDI, and Continuous Improvement (CI) activities and initiatives.
  • Proactively and regularly coordinates, develops and manages team member’s performance and capabilities, based upon corporate KPI’s.
  • Coordinates team activities, equipment, facilities, and ensures manufacturing operations are maintained in a manner consistent with plant production goals and objectives as established by the Plant Manager, Production Manager, and KPI’s. .
  • Assist the Plant Manager and Production Manager in establishing and monitoring overall plant performance for production and quality standards with CI teams.
  • Assists in maintaining existing plant facilities and equipment; and/or makes recommendations and adjustments to plant facilities and equipment to the Maintenance Manager, Plant and Production Managers when necessary.
  • Provide leadership and training to Group Managers to accomplish plant production goals/objectives in accordance with JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement.
  • Assists Group Managers in implementing and maintaining preventative maintenance programs, maximizing equipment use.
  • Manages and works with the Group Managers in the implementation of safety awareness programs, communicates safety issues, corrects safety related problems, and assists in investigations into safety related issues.
  • Mentors Group Managers and fosters a learning and growth environment.
  • May assist in the Performance Evaluations of Group Managers as needed.
  • May perform other or specified duties as directed by the Plant Manager, Production Manager, or other appropriate supervisory personnel.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, technical aptitude, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to drive manufacturing process improvement techniques throughout the production process in a skillful and deliberate manner.
  • Strong team skills, including the ability to coach and develop work teams and provide appropriate training on CI methods and initiatives to subordinates.
  • The ability to manage/motivate/empower others, and resolve conflict, and possess a fundamental understanding of management concepts and principals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills up and down the organizational ladder to include rank and file, and plant management personnel.
  • Fundamental understanding of JELD-WEN’s Mission Statement and overall corporate goals, objectives, and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Strong knowledge of door and window production machinery and tools preferred.
  • Must be flexible and able to manage multiple priorities on daily basis.
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and other position applicable software applications.
  • Travel is primarily local during the business day. May on occasion travel to appropriate seminars and training.


Education and Experience


  • Bachelor's or Associates Degree in a related field and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the window and door industry; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, to be determined by the Plant and/or Production Manager.
  • Some related college courses and seven (7) to ten (10) years of applicable work experience including one (1) to three (3) years as a Group Manager, or.
  • At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible work experience in the window and door industry, including two (2) to four (4) years as a Group Mgr.
  • Knowledge of raw materials and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques preferably in the door and window industry.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing process improvement techniques including, but not limited to, SQDCI, MDI, and Continuous Improvement (CI) methodologies and activities.



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: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Tampa