Job Name:
Engineer II/III

General information

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Date:
03-May-2022
Company:
Renewal by Andersen
Ref #:
1247
Job Category:
Engineering
Cottage Grove
MN

Description & Requirements

OVERVIEW:

Renewal by Andersen is seeking an Engineer at our Cottage Grove, MN location.

Renewal by Andersen is united by the common goal of making a difference in the lives of our homeowners, our colleagues, our families, and in the communities we serve.  We believe that we can make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen.  We wake up every day, inspired to push the status quo and continuously set a new standard in the home improvement industry by solving today’s most challenging problems and continuously redefining what it means to deliver a World Class Homeowner Experience.  Renewal by Andersen is looking for an accomplished, driven, and collaborative candidate to help perfect our customers’ experience in upgrading their homes.  Want to join our team?

PURPOSE: This position is responsible for providing engineering support to a manufacturing line at our Renewal by Andersen location in Cottage Grove, MN.  Primary focus will be on monitoring, controlling, and improving existing manufacturing processes, and to ensure customer and business needs are met. The ideal candidate for this position is an innovative thinker and has a passion for operational excellence.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilize effective lean process design techniques to optimize overall manufacturing system performance by providing innovative solutions that integrate within the value stream
  • Plan, organize, and lead technical aspects of large-scale assignments to successful conclusion
  • Create training tools, documents, and standard operating procedures for production processes ensuring consistent manufacturability
  • Provide recommendations regarding the viability of developed design solutions that relate to new or current processes
  • Facilitate cross-functional team meetings, kaizens, and Process System Design events
  • Drive corrective action through root cause identification and structured problem solving
  • Partner with the Safety group to ensure all new or modified processes meet or exceed corporate safety requirements
  • Accurately assess ergonomic conditions within the manufacturing environment and provide practical solutions to eliminate ergonomic risk
  • Exhibit persuasiveness to sell continuous improvement ideas to value stream management and delivery partners
  • Stay well-informed on industry technology developments and explore their use in Andersen products
  • Provide operational technical support for existing applications and processes
  • Ensure built in quality by using DMAIC tools: Process mapping, process capability, C&E Matrix, fishbone diagram, FMEA, MSA, DOE, Control Plans

QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS in Mechanical/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering or equivalent engineering experience
  • 5+ years of engineering experience preferred with mechanical aptitude
  • Understands and applies methodologies associated with project planning and experience working with collaborative, cross functional teams
  • Strong aptitude in problem solving using analytical tools and making process improvements
  • Communicate effectively through written, verbal, listening, and presentation skills
  • Knowledge and experience with quality systems, statistical process control, process capability and lean manufacturing tools
  • Ability to effectively apply acquired knowledge and skills to a variety of assignments within a moderate range of technical difficulty
  • Strong experience in building and maintaining relationships
  • Experience with change management strategies
  • Knowledge of 2D & 3D solid modeling preferred (AutoCad/Inventor )

CULTURE AND BENEFITS: Our vision is to make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen.  We’re committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day, recognizing and rewarding success, taking pride in our work and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside of work so that you can bring your best self to work.

We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers’ expectations.

 

As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development & tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • A culture that supports work-life balance
  • An environment where collaboration is key
  • Volunteer opportunities – on company time
  • Environmentally conscious business decisions
  • 10,000 employees and career opportunities nationwide

PROFIT SHARING

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.


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.

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