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Electrical Engineering Manager I

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Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Renewal by Andersen
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Cottage Grove

Description & Requirements


Renewal by Andersen is seeking an Electrical Engineering Manager at our Cottage Grove, MN location.

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?


The purpose of this position is to lead and manage the electrical engineering team at the Renewal by Andersen location in Cottage Grove, MN.  This leader will be responsible for developing and executing an annual strategy focused on operational excellence, reducing waste, increasing efficiency, and eliminating variation within our manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced strategic-thinking leader that has a passion for developing and leading a high-performing team. 

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


  • Lead a team of engineers and technicians that support the day-to-day operations and implementation of advanced manufacturing systems
  • Set clear goals and objectives, assess progress, and instill a performance-oriented culture with a focus on accountability
  • Deploy a strategy that builds, retains, and engages all employees through inclusion and teamwork, and provides a safe and special place to work
  • Aligns resources to strategic goals and objectives
  • Work with business partners and leverage data to determine project focus and improvement opportunities  
  • Provide resource allocation guidance for the engineering team through analysis of current and future state workload, skill, experience, and qualifications
  • Develop, execute, and manage the capital and expense budgets for the engineering team
  • Identify, recruit, and onboard talent as needed
  • 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 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


  • 4-year degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 7+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 2-5 years of experience in a technical leadership role (engineering, quality, etc.)
  • Background in manufacturing preferred
  • Strong coaching and people development skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic corporate finance, budgeting, accounting
  • Strong, proactive communicator, effective both 1:1 and in groups
  • Able to develop and maintain a respectful and safe work environment


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.