Job Name:
MRO Buyer

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


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.

This centralized function oversees the coordination of equipment parts and tools used by the maintenance team. Provides the best cost and quality components within the timelines needed to maintain and increase maintenance efficiency and maximize production uptime.


Process all purchase requests generated from maintenance department utilizing the CMMS application.

Maintain inventory levels that meet the needs of production levels yet are cost effective, utilizing on-demand planning tools 

Research and evaluate parts requests working with maintenance supervisors, planners, and technicians to provide the best quality, price, and lead time

Manage external/internal repairable parts, new replacement parts and equipment with vendors and suppliers.

Monitor and expedite all purchase orders generated to ensure timely receipt

Process weekly/monthly reports as requested

Perform special projects and/or other duties as requested


 High school diploma required

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office; preferably working within a CMMS system
(computerized maintenance management system)

Excellent organization and prioritization skills. This position will be required to work within very tight timelines and must be able to multitask


3-5 years of experience working in maintenance and/or parts management and parts sourcing in a manufacturing environment preferred

Strong knowledge of maintenance, repair, and industrial components

Works within the system in a resourceful manner to accomplish reasonable work goals; shows flexibility in response to process change and adapts to and accommodates new methods and procedures


“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