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General Manager
Hume, ACT

Trend Windows and Doors was formed in 1968 by partnership manufacturing timber windows and doors. With this success, the company commenced the manufacture of aluminium windows and doors and expanded its presence throughout NSW, into the ACT, Victoria, and Queensland.


Fast forward 50 years and Trend Windows and Doors is now A JELD-WEN Company and a trusted partner to builders nationally. 


The Opportunity


An excellent opportunity has become available for a well-rounded General Manager to join our Trend Windows and Doors manufacturing operation based at Hume, ACT. 


Reporting directly to the VP of Trend Windows and Doors, the General Manager role will be instrumental in progressing sales and operational excellence.


The ideal candidate will be a down to earth individual, who has a continuous improvement mentality and a clear understanding that team engagement is fundamental to delivering and exceeding customer expectations as well as achieving the financial objectives of the business.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Drive a culture of safety and support our Vision Zero objectives
  • Provide mentorship, leadership and development opportunities to the team
  • With support from the Operations Manager, co-ordinate daily operations to ensure the most efficient and streamline processes are in place
  • Accountability of the P&L including forecasting, budget setting, cost control and the overall financial performance of the business
  • With support from the Sales team, expand the customer value proposition to deliver customer service excellence and seek out further commercial opportunities


About You

  • A well-rounded, down to earth individual with 10+ years of experience
  • Experience in manufacturing environments with P&L responsibility
  • Exceptional sales, business development and relationship building skills
  • Strong Operational background with a LEAN/Six Sigma understanding
  • WHS exposure with a focus on Zero Harm always and at all costs
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build instant rapport
  • Mentor, leadership and development qualities


What's On Offer

  • Competitive Base + Super + Bonus + Fully maintained vehicle
  • Generous discounts on our extensive range of JELD-WEN products
  • Career progression opportunities, part of the JELD-WEN group with more than 4000 people across Australia


Your Next Steps


If you have the relevant experience and are looking for that next challenge, then this is the role for you!


JELD-WEN builds businesses ethically and safely. Eligible applications must have legal rights to work in Australia and undertake a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screening, and police check.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested by the Talent Acquisition Team.

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