Job Name:
Electrical Controls Engineer I/II/III

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Location: Bayport, MN
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
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Description & Requirements


A market leader in manufacturing windows and patio doors, Andersen Corporation is recognized internationally for its innovative products. Founded in 1903, the company is privately owned and has a strong history of commitment to its employees, community, and environmental stewardship. 


This position will be responsible for being part of an Electrical Engineering team, working on some of the highest profile, most strategic projects across the entire Andersen Enterprise.



  • Controls Engineering Design Resource;
    • Perform Electrical / Controls / PLC Engineering design work
    • Evaluate Controls / Electrical / PLC Engineering solutions to problems
    • Write Machinery Control functional specifications
    • Documentation of Electrical Design changes
  • Capital Equipment / Equipment Project Support;
    • Assist in the development and writing of electrical/controls functional specifications
    • Communicate Electrical Specs/Standards to prospective suppliers
    • Communicate and verify documentation requirements are met
    • Evaluate technology sufficient to meet specifications
    • Complete Electrical Portion of Safety Assessments,
    • Create electrical/controls support plans for new equipment
  • Create modifications to and maintain electrical standards and specifications (Safety, documentation, wiring practices)
  • Ability to Evaluate Controls / PLC Technology for applications within our plant   
  • Provide and/or coordinate detailed quotes/estimates for Controls /PLC Engineering work
  • Provide and/or coordinate Budgetary Quotes/Estimates for Electrician work
  • Able to Design /Modify/Debug Control PLC Systems that use the plant standard
    • Technology/Software Packages (*See list)
  • Travel requirements:  Up to 25%

*Enterprise Controls PLC Engineering Standard Technology / Platforms/Software

  • RS Logix 5/500/5000 Ladder Logic
  • RSView
  • Factory Talk View Studio
  • DirectSoft
  • RSNetworx     RSLinx
  • Variable Freq Drive (VFD) Configuration/Specification
  • Servo Drive Configuration/Specification
  • AutoCAD to draw Wiring Diagrams
  • Safety Circuitry Redundancy and Monitoring
  • EN954 Cat 1-4
  • Sensor Application and Specification
  • LAN and Network Configurations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field. 
  • Preference of 5+ years’ experience 
  • Familiar with NEC, NFPA79, and NFPA70E and other local and national codes that need to be met for electrical equipment. 
  • Demonstrated experience collecting data, performing statistical analyses, and making sound data-driven decisions. 
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and implementing performance measures. 
  • Familiarity with and prior application of formal problem-solving techniques, root cause analysis, and the implementation of corrective and preventative measures. 
  • Embraces and drives change to improve. 


Our vision is to make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen. We’re committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day, recognizing and rewarding success, taking pride in our work and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside of work so that you can bring your best self to work.

We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers’ expectations.

As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:

• Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

• Health Savings Account contributions

• Paid holidays plus PTO

• 401(k) plan & contributions

• Professional development & tuition reimbursement opportunities

• A culture that supports work-life balance

• An environment where collaboration is key

• Volunteer opportunities – on company time

• Environmentally conscious business decisions

• 10,000 employees and career opportunities nationwide


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:
Bayport, MN