Job Name:
RD&Q Product Development Engineer

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Date:
02-Apr-2024
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
Ref #:
4927
Job Category:
Engineering, Research and Development
Posting City:
Bayport
State:
MN

Description & Requirements

ANDERSEN CORPORATION:
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
Product Development Engineer II acts as team leader for smaller projects or as team member for portions of more difficult and complex projects. Performs work that leads to new product processes or systems with technical differentiation and significant business contributions. Designs, collects, analyzes, and reports on experimental studies and/or new technologies. Shows independent creativity and initiative for new business or organizational contributions. Contributes significantly to discussions and decisions on overall project objectives with managers and other functional areas.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Focus is on coordinating and leading all or most activities on comprehensive and technically challenging projects/assignments.
  • Understands concepts of corporate identity and business needs as applied to projects/assignments.
  • Fully develop multiple concepts relating to satisfying a customer need and support all viable solutions to arrive at an optimum solution for customers and the corporation while partnering internally and externally to commercialize.
  • Capable of leading cross-functional teams having broader, less-defined initial objective and scope.
  • Develop and present reports summarizing technical analysis and business case to peer group and management audiences.
  • Effective communication with all levels of internal and external customers and staff.
  • Analyze and recommend engineering or design solutions to product, process, design, or other technical issues

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Completed bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree.
  • 3-5 years of related mechanical design or technical experience
  • Strong aptitude in process improvement, problem solving, and project management.
  • Strong knowledge of lean, manufacturing, design, and quality systems
  • Self-driven with the ability to communicate across multiple functional groups.

 

NICE-TO-HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience as design or project lead of a cross functional engineering team.
  • 2D and 3D CAD experience with AutoCAD, Inventor or equivalent software
  • Experience working through a gated design review process.
  • Strong understanding of GD&T, drawing, and quality standards
  • Experience designing and developing new parts using injection molding, extrusion, machining, or die cast processes.
  • Effective technical presentation and communication skills

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.

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Posting City:
Bayport, MN