Job Name:
Strategic Quality Technician II/III - RbA

General information

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

Description & Requirements


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.


This position will provide quality support by working with members of a new product line development team, and external suppliers through product commercialization. The ideal candidate will be a motivated individual who can ensure that product components and finished product meet expectations, within the project timeline.


  • Provide quality support for a new product line including:
  • Qualify supplied parts by performing production part approval analysis (PPAP)
  • Perform fabrication or assembly equipment capability studies
  • Perform gage repeatability and reproducibility studies (GRR)
  • Perform gauge procurement (CAPEX)
  • Create Control Plan and Work Instruction documentation and training


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 2-5 years of related work experience in quality required, 6-8  years desired
  • Working knowledge of measurement tools and systems
  • Experience in the area of document creation, control, and training.
  • Usage of computer software tools, such as Microsoft Excel and Word, Minitab, Etc.
  • Basic statistics knowledge including capability studies and SPC
  • Able to read and interpret mechanical drawings, specifications, and standards and convert into manufacturing control plans 
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, and work in a fast pace flexible environment.


Must be willing to travel up to 25% for 1 to 2 months during the busy project times - local and out of state.


“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.