Job Name:
Strategic Quality Manager

General information

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Renewal by Andersen
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Job Category:
Cottage Grove

Description & Requirements


Position Overview:

The strategic quality manager will lead the strategic quality team, and support strategic initiatives including new product development projects and line expansions. This position will also work with project managers within new product development and commercialization teams, and suppliers, through the commercialization process.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Driving accountability for the quality function’s tasks within the new product development and commercialization projects.
  • Driving the quality team to advance quality systems, built-in quality, and error proofing solutions.
  • Leading various IoT initiatives such as: developing new solutions and systems using Node Red/Raspberry Pi solutions and vision systems.
  • Partner with IT on data collection and analytics projects such as new ERP systems.
  • Lead the support, design, and maintenance of current and future business intelligence applications used by the various data streams (i.e., Power Automate, Power Apps, Power BI dashboards).
  • Partner with the Enterprise Quality Teams on various initiatives including the following:
    • Improvements in document control and software systems (i.e. Aras, Portal, Go Canvas, Prolink).
    • Strategic initiatives and best practice sharing, which may require travel to other facilities.


  • BS degree in Engineering or Technology
  • 8-10 years experience in a manufacturing, continuous process environment required
  • 3-4 years experience managing a team
  • Experience leading IoT initiatives and solutions
  • Knowledge of PFMEA, quality programs, SPC, process capability and lean manufacturing principles.


Work Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% when required.


“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


Profit Sharing

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.