Job Name:
Associate CAD Designer

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Location: Menomonie, WI
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Menomonie, WI
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Research and Development
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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.
SUMMARY The Andersen Menomonie On-Going Product Development Team is looking for a full-time Associate CAD Designer on-site to support product changes and additions. This person needs to be a self-starter, organized, highly dependable, team-oriented, and supportive. They should take great pride in their work and possess excellent listening skills, technical aptitude, and can work under pressure.  Must have the ability to create and modify CAD models, drawings and specifications following our standards and best practices. 
  • Applies CAD expertise and knowledge in 3D model creation and delivery of product drawings for use by manufacturing, suppliers and internal customers.
  • Works closely with RD&I, Manufacturing, Materials Management and Suppliers to define requirements and provide timely and accurate solutions.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement team improvements.
  • Provides proactive support of the team’s CAD support tools.
  • Participate in the development and ongoing maintenance of RD&I’s CAD drafting standards, documentation processes and document storage methods.
  • Stays abreast of current CAD and architectural technologies and prioritizes their application to Andersen’s CAD support services.
  • Assists with presentations and training sessions to share technical and process knowledge with manufacturing, suppliers, delivery partners and leadership. 

·         Inventor 2D and 3D solid modeling CAD Skills

·         Good communication and problem solving skills

·         Experience with Tolerancing and Datum Strategy

·         Working knowledge of a Product Data Management system.

·         Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of tools.


·         2-year associate degree in Drafting/CAD with a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in drafting or related work.

·         Demonstrates a strong interest and basic aptitude to work in a technical or scientific field.


·         Experience in Operating/Maintaining 3D Printers.

·         Fenestration knowledge.

·         Working knowledge of material characteristics and tooling concepts influencing design requirements

Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, education, geographic location, certifications, etc. In addition to your pay, Andersen Corporation currently offers benefits such as comprehensive health benefits, 401k contribution, paid time off, 8 paid standard holidays, plus 2 floating holidays, a robust employee Wellbeing program, as well as profit sharing (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements).
“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

In 2023, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  
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.
Posting City:
Menomonie, WI