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Supply Chain Manager

Date: Dec 1, 2021

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.


Summary: The role reports to the Supply Chain Manager and is responsible for supporting production departments by receiving external order detail and formulating this into a comprehensive production plan of priorities and activities. 


  • Lead departmental personnel in the execution of daily plans with a singular focus on maximizing the customer experience;
  • Maintain and develop the necessary procurement and inventory planning, control and reporting processes to ensure optimized supply chain management objectives are achieved.
  • Manage all receiving, storage, order picking and material handling processes;
  • Develop world-class supply chain channels with a particular focus on off-shore/long-lead time channels;
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external suppliers and customers;
  • Leverage relevant KPIs to monitor the department and team performance and to hold them accountable;
  • Strong knowledge of US cross-border logistics and customs processes and applicable paperwork;
  • In conjunction with Operations Management Team, develop and adhere to operational and inventory expenditure budgets;
  • Drive a culture of safety, quality and continuous improvement;
  • Willing to roll-up your sleeves, work alongside the team and lead by example;
  • Receive client production requirements from the sales / commercial department.
  • Formulate a build-plan to populate production departments.
  • To ensure efficiency is maximized via smooth batching and prioritization.
  • To limit equipment changeovers and operational disruption through accurate planning and prioritization.
  • To liaise closely with Value Stream Leaders / Managers to determine load limits and bottlenecks.
  • To build bills of material (BOMs) for non-standard and special client requirements when Titan BOMs are unavailable (writing-off).
  • To provide a technical expertise to production, assisting sequencing, methodology and techniques.
  • Liaise with the commercial department regarding client batching dates and expectations.
  • Other tasks requested by supervision / management.


  • Post-secondary degree in Procurement / Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations or similar with proven experience in Supply Chain Management, Procurement Management and Inventory Management roles.
  • Must have a ‘SAFETY FIRST’ culture with a zero tolerance and continuous safety improvement mentality.
  • Previous planning / scheduling experience is required.
  • Previous manufacturing process knowledge is required.
  • Base knowledge of the company’s primary manufacturing process and technologies.
  • Previous experience of working within a ERP / MRP system, including capacity planning software.
  • Previous purchasing experience and management required.
  • Previous stock management responsibilities and experience.
  • Must be well organized, have an attention to detail and ability to deliver 100% of expected requirement.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree in Business or related field or comparable experience required.
  • At least three years of experience in a related area with some supervisory experience, preferred.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.



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