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Lean Manager I/II/III

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Location: Bayport, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Lean Manufacturing Manager II/III

Pay Grade: 15/16C

Job Code: 1355/2059

Job Location: On Site



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.



Responsible to delivering on the lean management team’s purpose of securing Andersen’s success for the future through the constant pursuit of Andersen’s “All Together” culture.

Responsible for the development of Lean Management skills of Senior Leaders of the organization, and through that Leader, the whole organization.

Leads a team of embedded lean management subject matter experts (embedded within leadership-teams reporting to the lean manager’s assigned Senior Leaders) to partner in the development and deployment of the embedded team’s management system, team transformation and process transformation to deliver on the embedded team’s strategic goals.

Responsible for the development of other lean management subject-matter experts, and Lean Accelerator participants.



Partners with Senior Leaders to develop and implement strategies to achieve and sustain their business goals though systematic practices

Leads long-range strategic planning and deployment, while implementing systematic practices to sustain strategic objectives

Provide leadership, subject-matter expertise and coaching in Andersen's 4 lean management frameworks

Develops and owns programs for lean management skills development.

Partners with other lean managers in developing and adopting best practices

Participates in, facilitates and leads kaizen events, improvement projects and strategic projects using advanced lean management as needed to deliver on other responsibilities


BS in Engineering, Manufacturing Management or related field, or equivalent

MS/MBA preferred

6 to 10 years of manufacturing experience (most of them in a lean environment) Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver

Lean training (classroom and hands on) Demonstrated extensive lean knowledge through numerous successful practical implementations



“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.