Job Name:
Assembly Line Operator-0114-P25-1st 4x10

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Location: Bayport, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Description & Requirements

Assembly Line Operator

Pay grade: P25

Cost Center: 0114

Shift: 1st 4x10

Location: Bayport, MN (Fully In-Person)


We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Assembly Line Operators will be capable of operating multiple machines within an Assembly Line. Assembly Line Operator positions will help create stability within the Assembly Value Streams.


  • Proficient in operating all P15 workstations with in the Value Stream (to be determined by individual Value Streams; see individual value stream workstations by assembly area). Performs on the job training for assembly positions. Coaches, trains, and supports work center employees using “Tell-Show-Do-Review” training method.
  • Advanced knowledge of product, process, and customer’s expectations within the value streams. (upstream and downstream of the process).
  • Performs changeovers to defined standards to meet product specifications.
  • Analyze production data and make necessary adjustments to the operation of assembly related equipment.
  • Communicate skip (part shortages, description checks, units at repair, etc.) and remake information to work cell team members, Leads, and/or Supervisors in a timely manner to mitigate disruptions to meeting customer demand.
  • Understands safety requirements and works within the parameters defined to protect the equipment, facility, and coworkers.
  • Actively participates in root-cause analysis using PDCA thinking for any non-adherence to standards throughout the cost center.
  • Actively engages with Maintenance and the Engineering team on setup & equipment improvements for new & existing machines.
  • Works within Standard work, JBA’s, control plans, work instructions and quality specifications.
  • Works with support staff on keeping standard work documents current and relevant to defined output.
  • Responsible to follow all safety requirements in regards to behavior and conditions.
  • Report all safety non-adherences to safety guidelines and procedures in a timely manner.
  • Provide input to Supervisor and Lead in regard to employee performance during new hire training or employee cross training. Ensures safety and quality standards are met when training new employees/cross-training current employees.
  • Use measuring tools for managing product quality within defined parameters of the standard work and quality documentation.
  • Support a respectful workplace environment. Support and participate in Employee Engagement activities.


DH Value Stream Workstations; VS Nailers, OFM Assembly/Gasket Apply, Sash Clamps, Hardware Machines, Glass Lay and HDN Grille Apply

PSCA Value Stream Workstations; Welder/Deflasher, Hardware Machine, Glass Lay, In-line Grilling, Frame Nailer/Adhesive Machine, Fillet Gazing, Water Bar Machine, Surround Machine, Drill Machine, Trim Saw

100 Series Value Stream Workstation; Dry Fit, Fibrex Fab, Vinyl Fab, Glass Lay, Hardware, 100 Series Milling, Packaging, Shape Fab, Shapes Welding, Shapes Bead Apply

General Value Stream Workstations; Glass lay, HDN Grille Apply, OFM Assembly/Gasket Apply, Hardware Machines, Sash Clamp, Fillet Glazing

Hinge Door Value Stream Workstations; Grilling, Fillet Glazing, Panel Clamp

Gliding Door Value Stream Workstations; Glass Lay, Mitre Ram/Welder, Route/Deflash, Weather Strip Apply, Pack Sill/Robot, Router, Panel Clamp, Grilling


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience in assembly.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • PIT training, if needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, perform tasks requiring repetitive motion and stand for long periods.
  • Ability to read and understand training documents and a requirement to cross-train/train in several work cells.
  • Strong communication, teamwork, problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Provide and receive feedback.
  • Dependability/punctuality.
  • Attend “Train the Trainer” and “Tell-Show-Do-Review” training courses, and have proficiency using the tools. · Intermediate AMS knowledge (CI Cards, Documentation, Run Charts, etc.)


“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

Benefits include, and are not limited to: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance  
  • Health Savings Account contributions  
  • Paid holidays plus PTO  
  • 401(k) plan & contributions  
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities  
  • Charity contributions 
  • Nationwide career opportunities 

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 

* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects 
** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners 


·         Must be able to stand for 10 hrs

·         Must be able to lift 50 lbs

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.