Job Name:
Strategic Sourcing Manager 2- Equipment

General information

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
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Job Category:
Supply Chain
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Description & Requirements


A primary objective of our equipment sourcing team is to develop and execute strategies that align with long range business requirements, immediate and critical focus on capacities and supply chain resilience.  

This position will influence our internal stakeholders and enterprise engineering partners on requirements, supplier engagement and selection, process improvements, new technologies, etc.  In addition, this Sourcing Manager will be critical in the process the ongoing efforts to identify, assess and develop suppliers.  With select relationships, there will be focus on ongoing development and improving processes, reduce overall costs, deliver greater value, etc.


  • Category level expertise with the ability to influence assigned area of focus.
  • Build strong partnerships with stakeholders to define source strategies which align with long term business objectives.
  • Identify, assess and develop new and existing sources to ensure equipment
  • equipment supply base can support the overall needs of the business in alignment with our LRSPs.
  • Provide leadership and critical subject matter expertise at the point of supplier engagement and participation in the RFx process, supplier selection, etc.
  • Understand new and emerging technologies; working with stakeholders to evaluate where and how Andersen may utilize across the enterprise and sharing industry learnings across the broader engineering team.
  • Improve upon the process to onboard new suppliers (e.g., speed, clarity and definition around processes and expectations, etc.).
  • Define optimal alignment across strategic sources, training internal teams on processes to engage and enhancing our development processes to better align.
  • Remain well-informed of market trends and impacts across categories, taking action to capitalize on select opportunities and mitigate risks to the business.
  • Leverage market analysis, analytics, and observation of the supply base to monitor and minimize risks to the organization.
  • Partner across sourcing to continue to improve upon processes and tools focused on sourcing best practices.
  • Support diverse supplier inclusion through strategic sourcing activities.
  • Effectively communicate category results and critical milestones across various levels of the organization.
  • Expert in problem solving.  Effective in the identification and resolution of issues, concerns, or problems using formal problem-solving techniques.
  • Comply with policies and procedures.


  • Proven success as a Strategic Sourcing Manager with total cost management experience.
  • Proactive leader who creates energy, lives integrity, leads change, creates a vision and plans, inspires people to achieve goals, develops people and delivers results.
  • Ability to teach, coach and mentor all levels of individuals in Procurement and Supplier Management principles.
  • Ability to address issues and support individuals to identify and remove barriers.
  • Strong customer service attitude and experience.
  • Must maintain a high degree of ethical behavior.
  • Required bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business Management or related field of study
  • 7+ years professional experience in Sourcing, Supply Chain, Procurement or related functional area.

Andersen is committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day, recognizing and rewarding success, taking pride in our work and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside work so that you can bring your best self to work.

We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers’ expectations.

Andersen has been an ENERGY STAR® partner since the Windows program began in 1998. This is Andersen’s fourth Sustained Excellence Award and the ninth time the company has been recognized by the ENERGY STAR program.

As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but 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
  • A culture that supports work-life balance
  • An environment where collaboration is key
  • Volunteer opportunities – on company time
  • Environmentally conscious business decisions
  • 10,000+ employees and career opportunities nationwide

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 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.

Primary Location United States-MN-Bayport

Organization Andersen Corporation

Posting City:
Bayport, MN