Job Name:
RD&I Rotational Development Program (RDP)

General information

Location: Bayport, MN, MN
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Cottage Grove, MN
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Posting City:
Bayport, MN

Description & Requirements

Company Summary: At Andersen, Orange is how we describe a spirit that drives us to imagine what’s possible. Our commitment at Andersen is to have an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees feel respected, valued and driven to realize their full potential. Whether in product development, our manufacturing processes, sales programs and services, the relationships we build—with our customers, our communities and each other—we see possibility everywhere, every day and use our collective talents to make it happen. We hope you’ll accept our invitation to Be Orange, Be You at Andersen.


This position is responsible for providing design engineering expertise for product development projects. This role will be responsible for contributing as a design team member, to the product design, testing, and development for projects and initiatives related to Andersen Division product lines. Projects may involve design of new capabilities, features, or options, cost, quality, and performance enhancements of product lines. The candidate must demonstrate strong communication skills, problem-solving ability, and technical writing / presentation skills.  Additional responsibilities include technical documentation, technical presentations, PLM, production support, certification support, and participation in quality improvement and cost reduction initiatives. The individual will be a member of the RDI New Product Development Team within the Andersen Division, requiring collaborative interaction with management, external customers, manufacturing, marketing, finance, sales, service, packaging engineering, materials engineering, and code and regulatory affairs.


  • Strong aptitude in process improvement, problem solving, and project management
  • Understanding of relevant methodologies and tools (e.g. SPC, ERP, MDMAIC)
  • Developing knowledge of lean, manufacturing, business, and quality systems
  • BS Mechanical Engineering or similar engineering degree experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong design experience
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks and effectively perform work to completion


“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  

  • Employee Wellbeing Program 

  • 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 2023, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriateProfit 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:
Cottage Grove, MN