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Group Manager

Date: Aug 2, 2022

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.


The products and services we design, produce, and distribute 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 act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises, and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share these 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.

JELD-WEN Windows & Doors, Canada’s leading window & door brand, is currently seeking the following position for our Winnipeg Facility:




The Group Manager will report to the Production Manager. This exciting opportunity is an entry level management position located in JELD-WEN’s Winnipeg manufacturing facility. We are looking for an individual that thrives in a fast-paced and challenging environment. The Group Manager position assists and motivates our production employees to meet targets and attain the top level of product quality that JELD-WEN is known for. With a focus on continuous improvement and safety, the Group Manager plays a critical part in our company’s team and culture.


As a Group Manager, you will:


  • Create and execute production plans that efficiently and effectively utilize all resources to meet production goals.
  • Foster a culture of safety by promoting employee involvement and ensuring compliance to Health and Safety policies.
  • Manage team performance and results by holding employees accountable to expectations and goals.
  • Develop employees through training and coaching and by providing clear roles and consistent support and feedback.
  • Implement manufacturing processes and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Monitor and track employee attendance through the Company’s digital timekeeping system.
  • Develop and manage continuous improvement projects.
  • Forecast production demands based on internal trends such as labour and takt time.


To succeed in this position at JELD-WEN, we are looking for the following:


  • Post-secondary education required, with a preference in management related studies.
  • Previous management experience in a manufacturing setting is an asset.
  • Previous experience in a unionized environment is an asset.
  • Intermediate computer knowledge (including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required.
  • Knowledge of the window and door industry is an asset.
  • Experience/training with LEAN manufacturing principles and Continuous Improvement is an asset.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills, particularly in an environment with a diverse workforce.
  • Time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with UKG Dimensions or other digital timekeeping system is an asset.
  • Mechanical aptitude is considered an asset.
  • Experience with ERP and data management software is an asset.


What does JELD-WEN provide you?


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and life insurance.
  • Defined contribution pension plan with company matched pension contributions.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program


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 head-hunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services