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Group Lead

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R2K 4H3

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.



  • Knowledge of all components and operations associated with assigned Department.
  • Knowledge of the use of all tools and machines associated with assigned Department.
  • Required to understand & perform all positions in the assigned Department.
  • Review production paperwork and assist in distributing required work to the production floor.
  • Ensure quality of all parts entering and leaving the assigned Department.
  • Assist in the training of co-workers on equipment, methods, parts for the assigned Department
  • Assist Group Manager with sequencing of materials in department.
  • Assist Group Manager in maintaining acceptable inventory levels for the assigned Department.
  • Work towards the prevention of loss of materials.
  • Communicate instructions from Group Manager to co-workers as required.
  • Perform minor maintenance on machines in the assigned Department as required.
  • Maintain production metrics on facilities boards and report out when Manager is away
  • Update SQDCIM board
  • Run startup meetings
  • Review production status reports and paperwork
  • Use MS office
  • Problem solve using JELD-WENS Excellence Module
  • Prepare and update standard operating procedures
  • Assist Group Manager with scrap reporting as required.
  • Move associates around the department as dictated by Group Manager
  • Any other duties assigned by your Group Manager




  • Must understand and follow the JELD-WEN values
  • Ability to use machinery & read and comprehend work orders a definite asset.
  • Mechanically inclined disposition an asset.
  • Basic computer knowledge a definite asset.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and have a positive disposition.
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of product and production processes a definite asset.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of ambition & initiative.
  • Must be quality conscious.
  • Ability to assist with production whenever necessary.
  • Wear all necessary personal protective equipment.
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness and organization of the assigned Department.

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