Job Name:
Engineering Intern

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Location: Saint Paul, MN, MN
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
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Posting City:
Saint Paul, MN

Description & Requirements

Company Summary: At Andersen, Orange is how we describe a spirit that drives us to imagine what’s possible. Our commitment at Andersen is to have an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees feel respected, valued and driven to realize their full potential. Whether in product development, our manufacturing processes, sales programs and services, the relationships we build—with our customers, our communities and each other—we see possibility everywhere, every day and use our collective talents to make it happen. We hope you’ll accept our invitation to Be Orange, Be You at Andersen.

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.

Positions may be in Dubuque, IA, Des Moines, IA, Menomonie, WI, Garland, TX, Goodyear, AZ, or Bayport, MN.


Engineering interns will have the opportunity to learn and work within Andersen Corporation’s various Engineering functions.


New Product Development Engineering Intern:

- Design and develop components and assemblies

- Manage projects with little supervision to develop and maintain timing and cost

- Verify designs with testing and requirements defined in the Andersen Product Development Stage Gate process

- Support the project team in the building of new model test / pilot units

New Product Technology Engineering Intern:

- Develop new processes, materials and technologies

- Evaluate product life performance in the field and accelerated weathering

- Manage projects with little supervision to develop and maintain timing and cost

- Verify new technologies with testing and requirements defined in the Andersen Technology Development Stage Gate process utilizing Six Sigma.

Manufacturing Engineering Intern:

- Optimize productivity through the implementation of the Lean Six Sigma manufacturing methodology

- Manage projects with little supervision to develop and maintain timing and cost

- Redesign work plans and workstations to reduce ergonomic risk

- Conduct strategic logistics planning for both incoming raw materials and outgoing finished products.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Minimum GPA of 3.0

- Experience with application of engineering principles

- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, AutoCAD or similar CAD experience

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Team player with ability to work on multiple projects

- Project Management – PMBOK, Design of Experiment – DOE, Finite Element Analysis, Failures Modes Effects and Analysis, Design for Assembly, Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma are all preferred qualifications


“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  

  • Employee Wellbeing Program 

  • 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 appropriateProfit 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