Job Name:
Production Associate - Dubuque

General information

Location: Dubuque, IA
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Hourly Production

Description & Requirements

We Increased our wages!

We are offering a New Hire Bonus up to $1,000! And we offer Profit Sharing Incentives up to $1,000 Quarterly!

Manufacturing is the heartbeat of the American economy—and hiring good people is crucial to making a great product
Andersen Corporation, the leading manufacturer of windows and doors, is looking for production associates to join our growing team at the Dubuque, IA plant!

What We Offer!

    • Openings on 2nd shift and 3rd shift
    • Local paid training in our Dubuque plant
    • 13 days Paid Time Off
    • Competitive base pay: Wage is $20-$22/hr + 6% shift differential on 2nd shift and 9% shift differential to 3rd shift
    • Generous benefits, profit sharing*, and retirement plans
    • A chance to help people transform their homes and their lives
    • On the job training!

Why We’re Different
At Andersen, Orange is how we describe a spirit that drives us to imagine what’s possible. Our commitment at Andersen is to have an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees feel respected, valued and driven to realize their full potential. Whether in product development, our manufacturing processes, sales programs and services, the relationships we build—with our customers, our communities and each other—we see possibility everywhere, every day and use our collective talents to make it happen. We hope you’ll accept our invitation to Be Orange, Be You at Andersen.
“I wanted to work with a company that had a reputation for quality and trust. The culture, the people-first mentality, giving back opportunities, and work-life balance…[we get] big-company support with a family-run-business feel.”
Andersen’s culture is vastly different from other companies. We promote our employee’s happiness in all areas of their lives. We know that happiness and positivity drive business results and we are dedicated to making sure your wellness comes first.  

Your Role:
·       Have a strong sense of accountability—and an equally strong sense of teamwork
·       Be able to work in a safe manner and follow safe work practices and policies.  Help ensure co-workers are working safely and following safety requirements.
·       Follow all applicable procedures, Standardized Work, Control Plans, and Product Specifications.
·       Support and participate in Employee Engagement activities.
·       Follow defined clean-up times.
·       Engage in cross-training to maintain flexibility and adaptability to support resource planning.
·       Work to an established rate as defined by customer demand and Standardized Work.
·       Operate Power Industrial Trucks (PIT) and other material handling equipment as required.
·       Operate manufacturing equipment and use hand tools as required.
·       Participate in defining and improving standard work
·       Identify problems; communicate issues to Leads and Supervisors.
·       Support a respectful workplace.
·       Perform other duties across the plant as needed as directed by supervision or management.

Our shift hours include 5, 8-hour shifts and 4 10-hour shifts, depending on line and availability.


    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, perform tasks requiring repetitive motion and stand for long periods.
    • Ability to read and understand reports and a willingness to cross train on several operations.
    • Dependability and punctuality
    • Desire to learn skills on the job in a fast-paced environment

Our Values Define Us
They speak to our past and guide our future. They are the foundation of what makes us Andersen.
Excellence: We will build customer trust and loyalty by understanding and caring about exceeding customer expectations for enduring quality and responsiveness.
Integrity: We take pride in our commitment to do the right thing by demonstrating fairness, integrity and high ethical standards in all of our actions.
Innovation: We will uphold our legacy of innovations and embrace change in all areas of our business as a means of attaining and sustaining leadership.
Partnership: We will cultivate successfully relationships with everyone in our business circle and strengthen them through shared values, common goals and active participation.
Corporate Citizenship: We will continue our long-standing commitment to leadership in environmental stewardship and to make a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work.

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.