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Production Supervisor

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4H 3G9

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.



JELD-WEN Windows & Doors, Canada’s leading window & door brand, are currently seeking an individual for the following position at our Woodbridge, Ontario Plant and Offices. We are looking for our next great team member to work in a team environment providing exceptional service to our customers. Our vision is to lead the global building products industry with great people creating superior products and delivering excellence in all that we do.


 Group Manager- Woodridge

Position:                                 Group Manager

Reports to:                             Production Manager

Location:                                Toronto, Ontario (Woodbridge)





Reporting to the Production Manager, the Group Manager is responsible for managing groups of employees in a department, planning and executing on daily production requirements, achieving production goals, implementing robust manufacturing processes and continuous improvement initiatives, ensuring safety and quality requirements are met and maintained as well as overseeing departmental inventory levels.


The Group Manager must ensure hourly production targets in their area of responsibility are met and must be able to implement immediate and decisive steps to correct deviations that may occur due to resourcing, unexpected machine downtime, or supply deficiencies.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that Safety and Quality standards are met at all times. The Group Manager must lead by example in these categories at all times, unwaveringly.
  • Plans and organizes manufacturing operations to determine requirements for manufacturing products as scheduled: planning unionized labour pool allocation, ensuring materials are staged, etc.
  • Ensures production targets are met on a daily basis in the area(s) of responsibility.
  • Collaborate and work very closely with other Group Managers and support functions (such as Purchasing, Quality or IT) to ensure potential issues are mitigated before they impact safety, quality or production output.
  • Removes production constraints to improve efficiencies and enhance productivity.
  • Resolves production and quality issues.
  • Maintains and supports a superior housekeeping program.
  • Encourages and promotes a continuous improvement environment at all levels of the organization.
  • Communicates with other departments regarding product delivery status and requirements.
  • Absolute focus on On-Time, Delivered Quality product to our customers.
  • Ability to hold their team accountable to the daily production expectations.
  • Uphold the agreements in the CBA between JELD-WEN and the union.
  • Safety Champion for the department(s).


  • Some related post - secondary education and or previous management experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Hands on manufacturing experience as well as practical and theoretical experience and knowledge of lean manufacturing process principles.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills along with a sense of urgency and personal accountability.
  • Mechanical aptitude as well as basic computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook) would be required.
  • Proven ability to drive change (processes, culture) in a unionized environment with a focus on Safety, Quality, and Productivity.
  • Detail oriented and able to dive deep to solve problems and issues at the root.
  • Ability to be self directed.





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