Job Name:
Manufacturing Project Engineer

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Location: Cottage Grove, MN | Locust Grove, GA, MN
Renewal by Andersen
Posting City: Atlanta, GA, Cottage Grove, MN, Douglasville, GA, Locust Grove, GA
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Posting City:
Cottage Grove, MN | Locust Grove, GA

Description & Requirements


Renewal by Andersen is seeking two Manufacturing Project Engineers at both our Cottage Grove, MN and Locust Grove, GA locations.

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?


This position will work as a manufacturing project engineer supporting a large capacity expansion project with Renewal by Andersen. Opportunities are available in both Cottage Grove, MN and Locust Grove, GA locations. Primary focus will be project based and will include manufacturing system design, procurement of capital assets, installation and start-up of the complete manufacturing system.


  • Lead and/or support project teams on the successful commercialization and start-up of new fabrication equipment and processes.
  • Interface with design, product engineering, supply chain, and other business partners on the design for manufacturability, process capability of new product or extensions.
  • Provide recommendations regarding the viability of developed design solutions that relate to new or current processes.
  • Facilitate cross-functional team meetings, kaizens, and Process System Design events.
  • Ensure built in quality by using DMAIC tools: Process mapping, process capability, C&E Matrix, fishbone diagram, FMEA, MSA, DOE, Control Plans.
  • Develop specifications to procure production equipment and/or complete production lines.
  • Partner with the Safety Teams to ensure all new or modified processes meet or exceed corporate safety requirements.
  • Create training tools, documents and standard operating procedures for production processes ensuring consistent manufacturability.
  • Introduce new perspectives on existing solutions to continuously improve production and material flow processes.
  • Provide operational technical support for existing applications and processes       


  • BS in Mechanical/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering or equivalent engineering experience
  • 1-5+ years of engineering experience preferred with mechanical aptitude
  • Demonstrate an understanding and application of methodologies associated with project planning and experience working with collaborative cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrate knowledge of lean manufacturing principals
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Communicate effectively through written, verbal, listening, and presentation skills
  • Knowledge and experience with quality systems, statistical process control, process capability and lean manufacturing tools
  • Knowledge of 2D & 3D solid modeling preferred (AutoCad/Inventor)
  • Travel requirements may be up to 30%, primary location Cottage Grove, MN or Locust Grove, GA.


“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:
Atlanta, GA, Cottage Grove, MN, Douglasville, GA, Locust Grove, GA