Job Name:
Supply Chain Analyst 1- Strategic Sourcing

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Supply Chain

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.


Supply Chain Analyst 1


Role is responsible for process ownership within a team, including the execution, continuous improvement and problem solving. Required to understand downstream customer requirements to meet customer expectations. Performs some routine assignments yet understands how the role fits into the larger business process. Effectively applies problem solving methodologies to perform process reengineering or supply chain project support to achieve significant business results. Role drives change through the fundamental theories, principles and concepts of supply chain, continuous improvement and/or lean manufacturing. Receives minimal guidance from others.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute, improve and deploy improvements to process within supply chain.
  • Drives significant improvements on business processes and projects through the use of problem-solving tools such as Value Stream Mapping, A3s or Plan-Do-Check-Act.
  • Perform root cause analysis and drive corrective actions for problems across supply chain processes.
  • Develop, optimize and integrate detailed schedules/supplier plans in a lean environment to achieve the business goals.
  • Understand and communicate value stream and/or supply chain capacity and constraints.
  • Participate in supply chain projects within the value stream (plan, source, make, deliver); develop and complete project work plans, provide required status reports.
  • Regularly utilize lean tools and other business processes such as Kanban, spike tools, 5Y and other project management tools.
  • Maintain relationships with internal and external business partners including suppliers, supervisors and team leads, logistics/warehouse groups and material planners.
  • Communicate/present lean tool applications such as value stream and process mapping, Kaizen and PDCA.


Direction of Others:

  • Provides assistance and training to employees.


  • 4-year degree in engineering, supply chain or business equivalent experience
  • Prefer 3-5 years of procurement experience
  • Working knowledge of supply chain technologies (ERP, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Warehouse Management System)
  • Advanced computer skills with experience in MS Office, ERP and Reporting systems
  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing tools such as pull systems, PDCA thinking, value stream mapping, process mapping and Kanban systems
  • Effectively collaborate and works well with others
  • Ability to understand customer needs in detail and consistently attend to meeting customer requirements
  • Considers the possibility that a change of direction is required
  • Strong communication skills through written, verbal and listening, and presentation techniques



“Be Orange. Be You.”  Is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences, and empowering you, we’l  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.


* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects 
** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners