Job Name:
Supply Chain Architect (Strategy and Manufacturing Optimization)- Hybrid

General information

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Supply Chain
Cottage Grove

Description & Requirements

**This role is hybrid, with a few days working in the office and a few working at home each week**

Renewal by Andersen is united by the common goal of making a difference in the lives of our homeowners, our colleagues, our families, and in the communities we serve. We believe that we can make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen. We wake up every day, inspired to push the status quo and continuously set a new standard in the home improvement industry by solving today’s most challenging problems and continuously redefining what it means to deliver a World Class Homeowner Experience. Renewal by Andersen is looking for an accomplished, driven, and collaborative candidate to help perfect our customers’ experience in upgrading their homes.
Want to join our team?

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.

Leads at a divisional-level across organizational boundaries by enabling business solutions to satisfy business strategies.  Recognized as an expert across supply chain or a mastery of technical skill.  Responsible for leading the effort to understand the corporate strategy and translate it into divisional strategies. Identifies, drives development and implementation of  required business capabilities to support the strategy.    Works with senior leaders to strategically determine initiative priority, scope and sequencing to develop and maintain a capability roadmap.  Act as subject matter expert to train/coach others in the skill within the business. 


Work with senior business and technology leaders to understand and interpret strategic needs.  Develops cross- business solutions and capabilities which provide customer value.

Drives the creation of cross function strategic capability assessments and roadmaps to achieve long range goals

Develops and advises leadership on recommended supply chain disciplines, best practices and guidelines for the enterprise

Drive total cost improvements to the entire supply chain, going beyond the 4 walls to engage with suppliers, customers, and other partners.

Coach and mentor supply chain analysts and architects to share and utilize best practices across the enterprise

Develop and drive the use of common tools and processes consistent with future needs

Develop and implement supply chain solutions across suppliers, customers and other partners.

Performs as a subject matter expert for the business process supported.


This role is a manager level position and may lead others, including supervisors.. 


4 year degree in supply chain, business, engineering or related degree 8-10 years experience preferred

Demonstrates mastery level of knowledge and expertise within discipline, including relevant methodologies (ERP, Lean, architecture, supplier development)

Practices and drives innovation in systems thinking; Capable of setting vision and strategy to support the division

Demonstrates knowledge utilizing lean tools used across an organization such as new product development or product flow from order to delivery.

Strong experience in building and maintaining relationships

Focuses on the Customer and the Total Cost

 Experience with change management strategies and process to required to support an organization

Applies a variety of coaching techniques to develop an individual knowledge and skills

Applies negotiation and conflict management techniques between two or more parties in a manner that provides a win-win solution for all



"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.

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