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Assoc Prod Line Mgr

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4H 3G9

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.

Product Manager (Windows) – Toronto

Summary 

Reporting to the Canadian Product Line Manager, the Product Manager (Windows) is responsible for development of new products and management of existing products through the lifecycle. The Product Manager (Windows) owns the business strategy behind all door products sold in Canada. They will understand, determine, and clearly articulate functional requirements. This position works closely with team members from Marketing, Sales and Operations and will coordinate work done by cross functional teams in a matrixed organization to ensure continuity in product offering and the ultimate achievement of company goals and objectives for the window product line.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the development cycle for new products, from conceptualization to product launch.
  • Provide marketing with information for promoting products and assist with the development of the marketing strategy.
  • Monitor and analyze market trends and competitors to make sure products stay competitive.
  • Work with management to develop long term product development and sales strategies.
  • Carry out research to determine customer needs and expectations to develop new products.
  • Work closely with Sales and Operations to develop product pricing, analysis and forecasting
  • Develop “battle” cards to identify gaps in product lines vs competition
  • Lead or support the request for product line reviews as required
  • Interface with manufacturing and demand planning team regularly to understand and help resolve manufacturing challenges, stock outages, supply chain challenges
  • Establish, monitor, and report on key performance metrics
  • Compliance with all JELD-WEN corporate guidelines on marketing and business ethics

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Marketing, Business or a related field and 2-4 years of experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Power BI, AutoCAD, Smartsheet or Airtable, definitely an asset.
  • Travel up to 10% within North America

Build Businesses Ethically and Safely * Invest in People * Inspire Customers Through Innovation * Deliver on Our Promises * Improve Every Day

If you have the required qualifications and are interested in this position, please forward your resume including salary requirements to HRToronto@JeldWen.com stating Product Manager in the subject line.

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