Job Name:
Strategic Projects Quality Engineer

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Date:
29-May-2024
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
Ref #:
5430
Job Category:
Quality
Posting City:
Bayport
State:
MN

Description & Requirements

POSITION TITLE: Strategic Projects Quality Engineer

JOB LOCATION: Bayport, MN

 

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

This strategic engineering position will provide quality support, by working as a valued member of a highly skilled cross-functional team, with members from new product development, various commercialization teams, as well as our suppliers. As a member of this team, you will own the quality work content specific to each project. This work content includes capital budget creation, quality control strategy design – plan for every workstation, equipment validation, plant infrastructure, and Quality Management System development.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide quality engineering support for new product and manufacturing lines including:
  • Advancing quality systems and driving built-in error proofing solutions (Quality 4.0) in equipment and process design
  • Leading and participating in Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (PFMEA) and dimensional engineering strategies
  • Working with IT, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing Engineering to develop / update operator interfaces for manufacturing and quality inspections
  • Participating in equipment design reviews, gauge design and procurement processes, and Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Supporting Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) of manufacturing assets
  • Developing and executing validation plans throughout the Product / Process Development lifecycle for equipment asset and full manufacturing line qualification
  • Analyzing fabrication and assembly equipment capability in Minitab or similar software  (Cpk, Ppk)
  • Working with component suppliers on Part Submission Warrant (PSW) requests, First Article, and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) submittals for new product development projects
  • Leading Control Plan and Work Instruction documentation development and implementation
  • Implementing Statistical Process Control (SPC) within the production line equipment validation, plant infrastructure, and Quality Management System development.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS 

  • BS degree in Engineering or Technology
  • 3-5 years of engineering experience within a manufacturing, continuous process environment required
  • Intermediate to advanced blueprint (Computer Aided Design (CAD)) reading skills
  • Knowledge of PFMEA, SPC, process capability and lean manufacturing principles
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate, both written and verbal to all levels within the organization and externally, to supplier and customers.
  • Working knowledge of measurement tools and systems
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% when required (primarily domestic, occasional international)


MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering 

NICE-TO-HAVE QUALIFICATIONS
:
  • ASQ certified Quality Engineer/Six sigma certifications

 

 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