Job Name:
Paint Vault Operator-Door Plant-(1st Shift)

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Location: St Paul, MN
Andersen Corporation
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Description & Requirements

Paint Vault Operator

Value Stream: Fab/Supermarket

Cost Center: 0201

Job Grade: P30

Shift Hours: 1st

Location: Bayport, MN (fully in-person)


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.

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.



Efficiently and properly inventory and maintain vault room, and supply paint, glue and other solvents according to established formulas and procedures.



  • Empty hazardous waste from different areas.
  • Check to see that equipment is in satisfactory operating condition.
  • Complete preventative maintenance and make adjustments, clean strainers, changes filters, changes pumps, minor repairs.
  • Answer Day Tanks telephone calls requests for paint, glue and solvents.
  • Maintain daily log book (Batch numbers, deliveries, etc.).
  • Monitor unloading paint truck (Bulk and barrels).
  • Perform several tests and check such as air pressure, Pilta Lprep filters, in-line titration test, pumps, and temperature.
  • Maintain inventory of all paint and other solutions.
  • Order paint from distributors.
  • May back-up Paint Line Operator
  • Handle, transport and package hazardous material per written procedures (including wastes).
  • Respond to spill emergencies involving hazardous materials.
  • Assist in keeping painting equipment cleaned and in good repair.
  • Carry out similar and related duties of the job.
  • Clean out pilt line filters, filters in paint line.
  • Perform changeovers to defined standards to meet product specifications.
  • Work with in Standard work, JBA’s, control plans, work instructions and quality specifications. Work with support staff on keeping standard work documents current and relevant to defined output.
  • Perform changeovers to defined standards to meet product specifications.
  • Understand the safety needs of the process and work within the parameters defined to protect the equipment, facility and coworkers.
  • Use measuring tools for managing product quality with in defined parameters of the standard work and quality documentation.
  • Identify problems and implement fixes for common issues with the use of AMS tools and standards for continuous improvement concepts, and work with the support staff, management and maintenance on corrective action to resolve.
  • Rotate as required through multiple jobs.
  • Knowledge of product, process, and customer’s expectations within the value streams (upstream and downstream of the process).
  • Support and participate in Employee Engagement activities.
  • Support respectful workplace.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


  • Five years’ experience in Paint Operations
  • Basic computer skills.
  • PIT training / fork license required for some tasks.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, perform tasks requiring repetitive motion and stand for long periods.
  • Ability to read and understand reports and a requirement to cross train on several operations.
  • Strong communication, teamwork, problem solving and leadership skills. ·
  • Dependability/punctuality.


“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 


·         Must be able to stand for 8 hrs

·         Must be able to lift 50 lbs

In 2023, 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.