Job Name:
Engineering Manager II/III-Bayport

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Date:
27-Feb-2024
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
Ref #:
4664
Job Category:
Engineering
Posting City:
Bayport
State:
MN

Description & Requirements

ANDERSEN CORPORATION SUMMARY:

At Andersen, we pride ourselves on our core values of Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Partnership and being a leader in Corporate Citizenship. Headquartered in Bayport, Minn., Andersen Corporation is the largest window and door manufacturer in North America. Newsweek recognized Andersen as one of “2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces.”

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. Andersen embraces our nine Employee Resource Networks to celebrate our differences and to champion diversity. We are named as a Forbes “Best Employer for Diversity 2022.”

Earning the 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference at Andersen.

SUMMARY

This position is responsible to manage the Manufacturing Engineering function for our Bayport Windows Manufacturing plants, supporting our senior director of manufacturing operations along with the 400 Series Business Team.  Assigned plant is large and complex with multiple value streams to support.

The primary goal for this leader is to ensure that we continue to build and lead a team that can help execute the strategic initiatives for the Andersen Division, support the operational excellence initiatives for the plant, drive multi-year capital and capacity planning; site planning; talent planning; and support plant continuous efforts to achieve operational metrics.    

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

 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and manage the Bayport Window Plant Manufacturing Engineering team in support of our Casement, Double Hung and Wood and Coatings Value Streams.   
  • Partner with Operations leaders to support Operational Excellence in SQDC and align resources to the strategic goals and objectives of the operations team. 
  • Define and communicate performance targets established through strategy deployment for safety, quality, customer service, costs, and associate satisfaction/development within the team. Hold teams accountable to those targets.
  • Work with business partners to determine appropriate performance targets and projects to focus on, using available data from operational performance, internal/external fall down figures, etc. as a directional tool.
  • Establish an environment conducive to high levels of morale, associate satisfaction, and performance as measured through our VOE process.
  • Deliver performance to budget. Use participative approach in budgeting process.
  • Acquire the appropriate people, technology, equipment, and financial resources necessary to meet customer expectations and implement the business improvement plans.
  • Provide coaching, information, ideas, feedback, and encouragement to managers to promote the growth and development of the engineering team.  Support and encourage continuous learning within the Manufacturing Engineering team.
  • Be highly visible to associates and create a safe environment for participation. Promote going to Gemba to solve problems and promote hands-on, high involvement approaches to problem solving.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4-year degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Materials Science, MIS, or related field
  • 7-10 years related management experience.
  • Experience with budgeting, leading cost savings initiatives and driving value into a manufacturing operation.  
  • Senior leadership level presentation skills

NICE-TO-HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MBA/MS preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, capital equipment procurement, supply chain material and information flow, line balancing and quality programs and initiatives.

 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. 

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