Job Name:
Strategic Sourcing Manager I/II

General information

Location: , MN
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
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Job Category:
Supply Chain

Description & Requirements

At Andersen, we pride ourselves on our core values of Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Partnership, and being a leader in Corporate Citizenship. Andersen is a place of vibrant energy and innovation. These innovations are part of a well-defined roadmap to seize opportunities ahead.


There has never been a more exciting time to be a part of the Strategic Sourcing Supplier & Product Development Team at Andersen. It isn't our history that makes us an industry leader. It's our commitment to innovation. We're constantly setting new standards for windows and doors that raise the bar for the entire industry. Being around since 1903 means we haven't just seen where the industry's been—we guide where it's going.



The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for developing and managing the Enterprise Strategy for sourcing suppliers to support new and ongoing product development projects. The Strategic Sourcing Manager will focus on strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management to manage volatility, ensure stability of the supply chain, mitigate risk, and deliver a competitive advantage for the Enterprise. Ensuring that suppliers performance will be measured on quality, delivery, continuous improvement and cost management.

Overall, Purpose of the Role:

This role will work closely with our suppliers to ensure that products are delivered on time, with high quality and at optimal cost. Strengthen our supplier partnership and reduce risk by developing and maintaining long-term relationships with our suppliers. Work collaboratively with our suppliers, engineering, RD&I, quality, and finance teams to deliver a robust supply chain solution to our Operations teams.


  • Sets clear expectations, direction and priorities for the department which consists of 5 Strategic Sourcing Analysts. Prepare and manage department budgets and strategies. Develops plans to meet department annual goals while aligning to enterprise and business unit targets.

  • coordinating the activities of the team. Hire and development of the team. Responsible for holding the team accountable through coaching and performance management. Provide appropriate training, tools, guidance, and feedback.

  • Communicates and collaborates across functions such as Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, IT, and Logistics.
  • Lives the Andersen values. Builds and inspires trust through transparency, and collaboration.

  • Improve Materials Management competency in supply base.

  • Demonstrate strong and effective leadership cross multiple functions, communicate to multiple levels, and form relationships/trust quickly.

  • Facilitate efforts between project teams and category teams to drive component production readiness, waste reduction.

  • Utilizes sound project management for complex projects and key initiatives.

  • Collaborates with delivery partners to determine appropriate projects of focus, using available data from observation, queries, process data, and working partner input

  • Demonstrates continued personal growth and development

  • Develops and maintains a strong working relationship with RD&I, Operations Management and other Business Partners.

  • Promotes Total Costs and Lean Manufacturing principles, with a focus on creating value and eliminating waste.



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.

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

              8,000+ employees and career opportunities nationwide



  • Minimum of a BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering or related degree

  • 5 years of experience in supply chain management

  • Strong bias for action and results orientation is critical.

  • Knowledge in supply chain and lean methodologies, including problem solving, data analysis, communication, and supplier relationships.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to be able to communicate both written and verbal to all levels within the organization and externally to suppliers.

  • Excellent project management skills are necessary.

  • Individuals must be self-driven and self-motivated to learn and use that knowledge to produce results.

  • Hybrid work environment with around 25% Travel Required

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