Job Name:
Product Development Engineer-Oceanside, CA

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Location: Oceanside, CA
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Oceanside, CA
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Research and Development
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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.

Join a team that innovatesdevelops, and executes product design initiatives within the Research, Development, and Innovation Organization at Andersen Windows and Doors.  You will be integral in creating industry-leading high-performing durable product solutions.  You will be involved in every aspect of the product design life cycle, from the front end of business development through product end of life. 

 The individual will be directly responsible for:  

  • Developing innovative customer-focused design concepts and solutions 
  • Delivering mechanical designs, developed using engineering principles, in a variety of material technologies including wood, glass, metals, plastics, and composites 
  • Technical Documentation 
  • Technical Presentations 
  • Engineering Change Orders 
  • Product Quality Improvements 
  • Cost Reduction Initiatives  
  • Production Support 
  • Certification Support


    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree. 
    • 5+ years of related mechanical design experience 
    • Experienced with 3D CAD modeling package 
    • Demonstrated use of FEA 
    • Demonstrated use of dimensional tolerance analysis 
    • Demonstrated ability to design experimentation, analyze results, and draw conclusions 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
    • Quick learner with a high level of ambition and drive 
    • Strong people skills, able to work in a highly collaborative team environment

      Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, education, geographic location, certifications, etc. In addition to your pay, Andersen Corporation currently offers benefits such as comprehensive health benefits, 401k contribution, paid time off, 8 paid standard holidays, plus 2 floating holidays, a robust employee Wellbeing program, as well as profit sharing (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements).

      This position has a salary range of $95,000-$148,000

      “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:
      Oceanside, CA