Job Name:
Coatings Engineering Lead/Supervisor

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Date:
09-Jan-2024
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
Ref #:
4033
Job Category:
Engineering
Posting City:
Bayport
State:
MN

Description & Requirements

Manufacturing Engineering Lead/Supervisor- Window Plant Coatings

This position is responsible for managing the Window Plant Coatings Engineering Team that provides engineering support to the nine paint lines within Window Plant Coatings Value Stream. This leader will be responsible for developing and executing an annual strategy focused on operations excellence, reducing waste, increasing efficiency, and eliminating variation within our manufacturing processes. This role will provide strategic project direction on large scale projects in the Bayport Window Plant which includes business case justification, stakeholder alignment, and project execution. Candidates for this position should have energy and passion to improve both our production and functional processes while leading with integrity.

This position ensures that the assigned manufacturing engineering team is operated in accordance with Andersen’s values, employee covenant, and strategic direction.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with operations leadership, RD&I, quality, maintenance, and supply chain functions to lead and manage change within the Coatings Value Stream
  • Support delivery of our SQDC metrics and hold team accountable to targets
  • Foster an environment of improving process control and reducing variation
  • Align resources to strategic goals and objectives
  • Ensure that our teams and working partners utilize and adhere to our engineering and project management toolkits
  • Work with business partners and leverage data to determine project focus and improvement opportunities  
  • Develop, execute, and manage a capital investment plan for the value-stream
  • Identify, recruit and onboard engineering and technician talent as needed
  • Establish an environment conducive to teamwork, high morale, employee satisfaction and performance
  • Establish annual functional and project expense budgets and deliver on target
  • Acquire the appropriate people, technology, equipment, and financial resources necessary to meet internal and external customer expectations
  • Provide coaching, information, ideas, feedback and encouragement to employees and managers to promote the growth and development of the manufacturing engineering team
  • Be highly visible within the value stream to create a safe environment for collaboration and participation
  • Promote a hands on, high involvement approach to problem solving

DIRECTION OF OTHERS:

·   5 Engineers/Technicians

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4-year degree in Engineering (Chemical Engineering or Material Science degree preferred)
  • 5+ years experience in a technical role (engineering, quality, etc.)
  • Equipment procurement experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality control systems (SPC, Process Capability)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic corporate finance, budgeting, accounting
  • Strong, proactive communicator, effective both 1:1 and in groups
  • Ability to break down technical narratives and present clearly to senior leadership
  • Liquid spray coatings experience preferred

CULTURE AND BENEFITS:

“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 2024, 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:
Bayport, MN