Job Name:
IT Solution Architect - Supply Chain

General information

Location: St Paul, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Information Technology
St Paul

Description & Requirements

IT Solution Architect

Pay Grade: 15C

Job Code: 1338

Job Location: Hybrid/Remote (2 office days/week) 



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. 


We are looking for individuals to help us grow our Supply Chain IT Architecture team and are passionate in architecting our Manufacturing and Supply Chain technologies. The individual in this position serves as technical leader across a broad collection of application including ERP’s, MES, WMS, Product Configuration, Finance and other areas.


-Analyze, define, and document requirements for implementation architect in Manufacturing and Supply Chain domains

-Analyze, define and document “order of magnitude” solution estimates (budget and resources) for annual planning purposes

- Provides support in making recommendations for projects in the field of expertise to business unit / function leaders that advance the mission of the business unit / function

-Gather information about program needs, objectives, functions, features, and input/output requirements to design services to perform well Iogically and physically

-Interface with business community and provide ongoing architecture updates for active projects

-Consult with software vendors to prototype, refine, test and debug processes and services to meet needs

- Proactively assess new processes, technologies & platform management to meet escalating business demands and Industry 4.0 advancements

- Provides solution guidance and oversight to projects. Responsible to ensure methodology, best practices, and standards are followed

- Coach senior technical / process leaders in multiple process, application, data and technology areas. Serve as a mentor for potential future implementation architects.


-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent extensive and related project experience; Masters degree is desirable

-Five to seven years of experience in IT or process development, with a minimum of two years in solution/service/process design

-In depth experience designing and implementing solutions / services / processes



“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.