Job Name:
HR Business Partner - Manufacturing

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Human Resources

Description & Requirements


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.

There is something meaningfully different about Andersen. A key to the company’s enduring success is our sincere and thorough effort to do the right thing for customers, for employees, for the community and for the environment.  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.


The HR Business Partner II in Bayport is an important individual contributor role whose primary focus is the front-line support of supervisors and production staff for talent needs. In our structure, this role reports to the plant Human Resources Manager position and creates value by serving as the direct point of contact for inquiries and needs, investigating and resolving employee issues, partnering with leaders on talent acquisition and compensation needs, execution of cyclical people processes, providing execution of change management workstreams, coaching leaders on enforcement of policies and disciplinary and performance management procedures, and through active project participation and delivery. This is a highly visible and important role for our teams to ensure a seamless and well-regarded employee experience, and a successful candidate in this role drives continuous improvement in procedures, processes, programs, and tools.


  • Serve as front-line support for production staff and supervisors. Leverage established processes and procedures to address inquiries in a timely and complete manner. Partner with enterprise COE resources on issue resolution. Identifies continuous improvement opportunities, shares feedback, and develops solutions to common issues
  • Conduct thorough, objective, and timely investigations for assigned area. Thought partner with plant Human Resources Manager and leaders to resolve employee relations issues. Share trends, themes, and data to support sustained solution development. Participate in solution development recommendations and execution
  • At guidance of plant Human Resources Manager and established procedures, support execution of cyclical people processes in the areas of compensation, performance management, discipline, talent planning, talent development, benefits administration, and talent acquisition. Seek methods to improve processes and service delivery
  • Provide performance management guidance to supervisory team (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). Where continued gaps exist, leverage data to drive continuous improvement
  • Counsel with supervisors regarding compensation alignment and equity in preparation of salary recommendations, internal transfers, market adjustments, and promotional recommendations. May deliver additional value by partnering with COEs to drive improvements to process and tools
  • Participate in site and plant people projects; deliver assigned workstream responsibilities in a timely and aligned fashion. Embrace role as a change leader; execute change management responsibilities to secure maximum understanding and success. May be accountable for leading project workstreams across plants for growth and development
  • Support health, safety, and environment initiatives and programs and facilitate a safe and healthy culture
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • BA/BS degree in Human Resources or similar discipline required and 1+ years HR Business Partner / HR Manager / HR Generalist experience OR and equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced HR Acumen: Deep knowledge of HR processes and SME expertise on multiple HR disciplines
  • Ability to build relationships and trust with strong skills in coaching and mentoring
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to see hidden problems and look beyond the obvious for answers, uses data to make decisions
  • Advanced conflict management and negotiation skills - can bring others together and reconcile differences
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills with the ability and passion to engage with others authentically, establish trust, build long-lasting relationships - influence at all levels
  • Experienced organizational and time management skills; multi-tasking and prioritizing, planning work activities efficiently to meet deadlines and high-level goals; managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in MS office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook


  • Advanced skill set in data gathering and analysis. Experience with PowerBI, Power Apps, PowerAutomate, and Microsoft Forms preferred
  • PHR / SPHR certification preferred


“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

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.