Job Name:
Supplier Quality Technician

General information

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Renewal by Andersen
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Job Category:
Cottage Grove

Description & Requirements



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. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

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.


Entry level technician job in testing, quality, engineering or other technical area. Work may be in a laboratory, test area, product documentation/information team, manufacturing area, or pilot plant. 


  • Collects/records data and provides accurate test reports and manufacturing documents.
  • Ability to take direction from others on requirements to provide data back to aid in determining work methods. 
  • May build and test models developed by other technicians/technologists/engineers.
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities. 
  • Works with limited supervision.
  • Performs technical support for assigned work area. 
  • Reporrecommendations for improvements to technical issues
  • Develop basic prototypes and fixtures by carrying out concepts developed by others. 
  • Carry out test/work requests. 
  • Creates quality control and Standard work documentation. 
  • Performs safety assessment activities. 
  • Carry out general maintenance of equipment and tools.


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Evidence of responsibility for verifying product conformance to specifications either in a quality or production role
  • Experienced in the area of document creation and control
  • Preferred experience in an extrusion environment
  • Must be able to work with and communicate both verbally and written to all levels of the company
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, and work in a fast pace flexible environment
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and present recommendations in a clear, concise, and logical manner
  • Knowledge and experience with quality systems, statistical process control, process capability and lean manufacturing tools
  • Desire to continue to grow and develop personally


“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. 

* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects 

** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners 

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.