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Manufacturing Engineering Technician II/III

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Location: Bayport, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Description & Requirements

A market leader in manufacturing windows and patio doors, Andersen Corporation is recognized internationally for its innovative products. Founded in 1903, the company is privately owned and has a strong history of commitment to its employees, community, and environmental stewardship.  

Manufacturing Engineering Technician II/III

Primary responsibilities in manufacturing are to drive department and enterprise key initiatives through continuous process improvement, improving customer satisfaction, reducing waste, increasing efficiency, and eliminating variation in manufacturing processes. Candidates for this position should have energy and passion to improve both our production and functional processes in a hands on and collaborative role. 


  • Partner with operations, RD&I, quality, maintenance, and supply chain functions to drive improvements within the value-stream
  • Support of 100 Series fabrication and assembly operations focused on improving Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost
  • Work closely with engineers, production supervisors, team leads, and production employees to problem solve and implement solutions
  • Majority of time will be spent on the production floor engaged in direct hands on support
  • Create and modify process documentation such as standard work, lock out tagout procedures, machine safeguarding inventories, etc.
  • Execution of test plans and associated data collection
  • Develop/fabricate prototype fixtures, carts, and specialized tools
  • Lead and manage improvement projects following A3 methodology and sound project management skills
  • Identify opportunities for error proofing and implement solutions
  • Respond to day to day production needs such as equipment troubleshooting and quality concerns
  • Be highly visible within the value stream to create a safe environment for collaboration and participation
  • Promote a hands on, high involvement approach to problem solving


  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong mechanical and troubleshooting ability
  • Ability to find and utilize data for driving improvement
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of quality programs and initiatives, SPC and process capability, along with lean manufacturing principles.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity and comfort with hand tools and basic power tools
  • Dependability/punctuality
  • Positive attitude with a desire to build relationships and serve both our internal and external customers
  • Demonstrates continued personal growth and development


“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.

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.