Job Name:
Principal Compensation Analyst

General information

Location: Oak Park Heights, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Human Resources
Oak Park Heights

Description & Requirements

This position is open to remote and hybrid working conditions.

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 for analyzing, designing and administering employer compensation programs including base pay, long and short-term incentives for assigned business areas.  This includes leading various projects/processes of high complexity.



  • Lead a major cyclical process or project for the enterprise. This may include but not limited to annual merit process, sales incentive, short and long term incentive, market review processes. Support business in in these processes
  • Develop pay practices/policies and structures that are consistent across the organization using external and internal factors.
  • Responsible for external benchmarking ensuring data and processes are in place to maintain a competitive total compensation package
  • Conduct in depth analysis on job families in partnership with HR and business leaders. Partner with finance in order to be able to make recommendations.
  • Perform job evaluations using internal and external data to assign appropriate job grade for assigned business unit.
  • Provide consulting to HR and managers on pay decisions that are appropriate based on the employee's role, experience, performance and peer equity.
  • Research compensation trends in the market.
  • Bachelor Degree in related field
  • 8 years of experience in compensation
    • Preferred: 2-4 years of operations and/or manufacturing compensation experience
  • Considerable versatility in applying specialized technical knowledge and interpersonal skills in a wide variety of situations
  • Possess knowledge across a wide variety of compensation models, systems and past applications
  • Excellent project management skills



“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.