Job Name:
Manager Training & Development

General information

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Renewal by Andersen
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Job Category:
Manufacturing (RbA)
Cottage Grove

Description & Requirements

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?


Leads the talent development team for Renewal by Andersen’s manufacturing and logistics operations with oversight of the onboarding and training system, operations leadership development, team performance, and career development/transition. Consults and collaborates with operations leadership, division HR and talent development colleagues, and the enterprise talent and organizational development team. Deploys training initiatives using strong instructional design methodology from conducting needs assessment, designing, and developing programs/modules, and evaluation of programs (level 1-4) for continuous improvement and enhancement accelerating the learning approach. Uses a variety of learning modalities inclusive of instructor led, eLearning, to virtual learning modalities. Deploys change management techniques and will have leadership oversight of a team of learning professionals and budget responsibilities. 


  • Uses instructional design methodology to develop programs. Conducts need assessments, creates design documents, seeks alignment of design (inclusive of budget needs/resources), develop project plans for development of programs/modules, and establishes program evaluation metrics, process, and success.
  • Partners and proactively collaborates with RbA’s Learning and Development team to build operations manager, supervisor and frontline leadership development programs.
  • Lead change management activities for a variety of projects and initiatives.
  • Vendor management responsibilities inclusive of selection to management.


·       Provides direct management to learning and development specialists, facilitators, trainers and support staff.


  • Advanced degree a plus.
  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in training needs assessment, course development and delivery.
  • Working knowledge of assessment, design, development, implementation, and measurement strategies to use when knowledge and skill gaps must be addressed through training.
  • determination of classroom vs. distance learning strategies.
  • Demonstrate independent judgment, influencing skills, consulting, and collaboration to work effectively at all levels in a matrix organization.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; presentation and facilitation skills.


"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

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.