Job Name:
Quality Engineer I/II

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Date:
15-May-2024
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
Ref #:
5346
Job Category:
Engineering
Posting City:
Bayport
State:
MN

Description & Requirements

 

POSITION TITLE: Quality Engineer I/II

Pay Grade: 13C

Job Code: 1266

Job Location: Bayport, Minnesota

 

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.

 

 

SUMMARY: 

We are looking for a Quality Engineer to join our composites processing support team at Andersen’s North Branch, Minnesota facility.  The primary focus of the Quality Engineer position will be to contribute to quality assurance department activities and quality control policy adherence for North Branch manufacturing processes.  Other areas of focus include develop standardized processes, drive continuous improvement, improve customer satisfaction, reduce waste, increase efficiency, audit, measure and monitor our production processes ensuring product conformance to specification.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Drive corrective action through root cause identification and structured problem solving. 


Perform root cause analysis to find sources of variation and process problems and use DMAIC tools to resolve them.

Use Statistical Process Control to identify out-of-control conditions and define control plans to reduce process variation and support continuous improvement activities and lean manufacturing implementations.

Interface with Product Design, Product Engineering, Tooling Design and other business partners on the design for manufacturability, process capability and production builds of new product or product revisions.


Support the development of quality systems, programs, training tools, documents and standard operating procedures f
or critical to quality production processes ensuring consistent manufacturability of extruded components. Develop gauges and other tools for assessing conformance of manufactured parts to engineering specifications.

Preparation and execution of quality control plans, including the review of specifications, tolerances, capabilities and preparation of necessary supporting documentation and justification.

Lead containment activities when reactive issues arise and ensure all customer issues (CAPA’s, etc.) are addressed, filed, and documented in a timely manner. Conduct Part Submission Warrant (PSW) requests and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) submittals.

Maintain the Extrusion Non-Conforming Material (NCM) processes ensuring the database is complete and accurate. Develop training tools and train other team members to use the non-conformance processes.


Participate and lead regular weekly conference call in meetings with our internal and external customers to be informed of communications on current issues as well as proposed changes.

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MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS (4 year) degree in Engineering, Technology, or similar field
  • Knowledge of quality programs, SPC, process capability and lean manufacturing principles
  • Able to read and interpret drawings, specifications, and standards.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to present and articulate quality programs, continuous improvement methodologies and problem-solving techniques in a clear, concise, and logical manner.

NICE-TO-HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to gather and analyze data through statistical techniques: perform and analyze process capability studies.

  • Experience implementing process control charting.
  • Usage of computer software tools, such as Excel or Minitab, to analyze data to detect trends and abnormalities.
  • Good organization, prioritization, and project management skills
  • Desire to continue to grow and develop personally.

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. 

 

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