Job Name:
Quality Technician I/II/III - 2nd Shift (4x10's)

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Location: , MN
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
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Description & Requirements


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.




This position is a key contributor of the Bayport Window Manufacturing Quality Support Team.  The focus is on executing daily Quality Control Activities which in turn support the entire Manufacturing Operations Team to achieve the delivery and cost targets.   



  • Perform Finished Product Audits of assembly lines then communicate results to production line employees elevating to leadership as appropriate. 
  • Verify Quality Control standards are followedEnsure measurement equipment is being used by properly by operators to verify process results. Identify & implement improvement opportunities to reduce measurement error. 
  • Communicate, document, and help train operators on quality requirements. 
  • Perform daily review of processes to ensure processes are operating within defined ranges, verify measurement data/routines and reactions to checked data meet standards 
  • Lead containment of non-conforming material.  Gather information to initiate Corrective Actions requests for supplied or fabricated parts and assist in 5 Why / 4 Step Problem Solving to address.  
  • Work with metrology department to get gauges/measurement devices cycled thru the calibration process  
  • Define and implement robust process controls/error proofing solutions that ensure product conforms to specification and performance standards  
  • 80%+ of time spent in production areas 



  • PC Skills – experience entering quality data into QC Gage/SPC system and usage of XYZ Tables/Measurement Equipment  
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word for data entry and editing of documentation for shop floor  
  • Use of 5 Why and other Problem-Solving techniques  
  • Knowledge of Window Quality specifications preferred  
  • Able to lookup drawings and specifications with ability to interpret required measurements from dimensioned prints  
  • Experienced Trainer using AMS training techniques (e.g. Tell Show Do Review)  
  • Intermediate math aptitude  
  • Willingness to provide feedback regarding acceptable quality and expectations to not pass bad product  



  • 2- or 4-year degree in Technology/Engineering or equivalent experience  
  • 2-5 years Quality/Mfg. experience 
  • Basic knowledge of quality and lean manufacturing principles  
  • Basic knowledge of quality systems, SPC and process capability  
  • Strong aptitude in process improvement and problem solving 



"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:
Bayport, MN