Job Name:
Manufacturing Process Engineer

General information

Location: , MN
Date:
17-Jan-2024
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
Ref #:
4507
Job Category:
Engineering, Manufacturing
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.

MANUFACTURING PROCESS ENGINEER SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for supporting the processing of thermoplastic and composite materials that are vital to Andersen Corporation products produced at our Bayport manufacturing facility. Primary focus will be developing, managing and integrating standardized processes, driving continuous improvement, reducing waste, increasing efficiency and monitoring our production processes/data ensuring conformance to standards.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Drive corrective action through root cause identification and structured problem solving. Perform root cause analysis to find sources of variation and use DMAIC tools to resolve them.
• Support the development of programs, training tools, documents and standard operating procedures for critical production processes ensuring consistent manufacturability of lineal profile extrusions.
• Study and understand the cause and effect relationship of the critical process variables to the desired product attributes. Use Statistical Process Control to identify out-of-control conditions and define/execute plans to reduce process variation.
• Collaborate with other peers and leaders to share technical expertise and best practices especially with similar processes to achieve short-term and long-term corporate strategies and their integration with broad and complex technical challenges.
• Plan, organize and lead technical aspects of projects to successful conclusion.
• Help develop and lead the commercialization activities for new applications and products by interfacing with product development, manufacturing, plant operations and other business partners. Work cross functionally together to achieve win/win solutions regarding designing for manufacturability and process capability.

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:
• Pursuing or have obtained a BS or Engineering Degree.
• Strong aptitude in problem solving using analytical tools, making process improvements and technical writing.
• Strong communication and project management skills with ability to work in a cross functional team environment.
• Desire to continue to grow and develop personally.
• Helpful to have background in thermoplastics, extrusion or other types of continuous manufacturing processes.

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.

PROFIT SHARING:
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