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Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Sep 25, 2021

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R2K 4H3

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

OUR COMPANY

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.

The Industrial / Manufacturing Engineer, will strategically implement lean manufacturing to continually improve the production process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in production operations to drive efficiency improvement in manufacturing by utilizing continuous improvement techniques
  • Recommend methods for improving worker’s efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities
  • Apply Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tools and methodology throughout the manufacturing facility and processes
  • Drive the standardization of processes and implementation of metrics and best practices
  • Contribute to the Lean initiatives to ensure that improvements are sustained and entrenched within the business
  • Demonstrate leadership by mentoring production staff and promote knowledge transfer between teams
  • Develop and enhance Lean training and establish a structure in the business to improve the lean knowledge across the business
  • Host Kaizen improvement events
  • Ensure the factory layout, both at macro and micro levels, is suitable for an efficient manufacturing process
  • Identify and implement new technologies, Capex justification, planning and implementation
  • Provide world class manufacturing techniques to support Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
  • Create and revise Standard Work documents
  • Other duties as assigned


Experience, Education and Designations:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial / Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Registered as an EIT or P.Eng.
  • 2-3 years’ experience as an Industrial/Manufacturing  Engineer in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Lean Green Belt designation would be highly desirable.
  • Window and Door, Millwork or Cabinet manufacturing experience would be an asset.


Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Hands on experience applying Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Teamwork and Team Building
  • Strong capabilities in planning, organizing and process control.
  • Consistently exhibits JELDWEN’s Values, taking pride in being innovative, respectful, passionate, accountable, and entrepreneurial while exhibiting personal commitment.
  • Must be proficient with computers and business software such as MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams etc..) Software, AutoCAD.

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