Job Name:
Strategic Quality Engineer I/II/III

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Location: , MN
Renewal by Andersen
Posting City: Cottage Grove, MN
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Description & Requirements

Position:  Renewal by Andersen Strategic Quality Engineer – Engineer I/II/III

Andersen Corporation is a privately held, nationally recognized, and market leading manufacturer of premium quality windows and doors. Renewal by Andersen is the wholly owned Window and Door replacement division of the Andersen Corporation.

Renewal by Andersen (RbA) is united by the common goal of making a difference in the lives of our homeowners, our colleagues, our families, and the communities we serve.  We believe that we can make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen.  We wake up every day, inspired to push the status quo and continuously set a new standard in the home improvement industry by solving today’s most challenging problems and continuously redefining what it means to deliver a World Class Homeowner Experience.  Renewal by Andersen is looking for an accomplished, driven, and collaborative Quality Engineer to help perfect our customer’s experience in upgrading their homes.  Want to join our team?


Position Overview:

This engineering position will provide quality support on Strategic Projects by working with New Product Development (NPD) and manufacturing teams to develop and launch differentiated products and processes. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, curious, action-oriented individual who drives a "built-in" quality, error-proofing, data-driven mindset within the commercialization team to ensure that the manufacturing process produces high-quality product meeting engineering specifications, that will delight our end customers.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead and participate in Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (PFMEA) and dimensional engineering strategy development
  • Work with IT, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing Engineering to develop / update operator interfaces for manufacturing and quality inspections
  • Participate in equipment design reviews, gage design, and procurement processes
  • Drive Quality 4.0 concepts in equipment and process design
  • Conduct Measurement System Analysis (MSA) and Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility (Gage R&R) studies
  • Support Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) of manufacturing assets
  • Develop and execute product and process validation plans throughout commercialization lifecycle for individual equipment asset and full manufacturing line qualifications
  • Analyze fabrication and assembly equipment capability in Minitab or similar software (Cpk, Ppk)
  • Work with component suppliers on Part Submission Warrant (PSW) requests, First Article, and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) submittals for new product development projects
  • Lead Control Plan and Work Instruction documentation development and implementation on the manufacturing line
  • Implement Statistical Process Control (SPC) within the production line



  • BS degree in Engineering or Technology
  • 3-5 years experience in 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
  • Working knowledge of measurement tools and systems


Work Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% when required (primarily domestic, occasional international)


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 2023, 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:
Cottage Grove, MN