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Operations Training Specialist - Bilingual Preferred

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Location: Menomonie, WI
Andersen Corporation
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Description & Requirements

This position contributes to operations strategies and initiatives through execution of the training system, and coaching that drives retention, safety, employee engagement and a continuous improvement culture.

This position will be located at our Andersen Consolidation Center in Menomonie, WI.


• Deliver and sustain training initiatives and programs that drive retention, employee engagement and business performance. Use a variety of mediums: hands on training, classroom, on the job, e-learning, and virtual.

• Support talent pipeline and leadership development programs with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

• Coordinate and track annual training plans for plant associates to include safety, quality, compliance, and continuous improvement.

• Train and develop training team leads and line trainers.

• Provide onboarding support to new VSTL and VSS.

• Develop and report on measurements related to onboarding, retention, and development.

• Collaborate with VS leaders in the creation and reporting of metrics that show business impact

• Coach and train others across the operation that are involved in hands-on training, orientation, and onboarding.


• Knowledge and experience with lean, safety and quality manufacturing concepts, processes, and workforce training methods.

• Associates degree (or equivalent education and/or experience) in manufacturing, training, lean, continuous improvement, industrial safety, HR, or instructional design.

• Minimum 3 years manufacturing, logistics or industrial experience, including 2 with training or coaching responsibilities.

• Commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

• Understanding of adult learning, on the job training, and instructional design techniques.

• A customer-centric approach to work.

• Strong interpersonal skills - specifically verbal communications.

• Strong organizational and project management skills.

• Bilingual preferred

CULTURE AND BENEFITS: “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.  

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.