Job Name:
Supply Chain Planner -Scheduling/Custom Bill Of Material

General information

Location: , IA
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Dubuque, IA
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Job Category:
Supply Chain

Description & Requirements


POSITION TITLE:  Supply Chain Planner

Job Location: Dubuque, Iowa



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.



The Supply Chain Planner solves problems within a single value stream, function, or relatively small user base.  A minimal portion of this role is transactional, with the majority focus on driving continuous improvement.  The Supply Chain Analyst uses tools from DMAIC, PDCA, lean, and six sigma methodologies to identify problems and analyze possible solutions.  Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline.


Role may be in the areas of planning, scheduling or inventory accuracy. Includes execution of processes, investigating discrepancies, developing corrective actions, with an understanding of business impacts of decisions. Coordinate procurement of material to match demands; communicate with suppliers our requirements and forecast. 

Drives continuous improvements on daily processes and tactical projects, performing root cause analysis and drive corrective actions for problem across Supply Chain processes 

Develop, optimize and integrate detailed business schedules (supplier plans, replenishment models) in a lean environment, to achieve the business goals. 

Understand and communicate value steam and/or supply chain capacity and constraints. 

Communicate effectively with supervisors, team leads, and material planner. 

Maintain relationships with internal and external business partners including suppliers, supervisors and team leads, logistics/warehouse groups and material planners. 

Utilize lean tools and other business processes such as kanban, spike tools, 5Y, Plan-Do-Check-Act, value stream mapping and A3 thinking. 

Communicate/present lean tool applications such as value stream and process mapping, kaizen and PDCA, value stream mapping, process mapping, and kanban systems. 


Advanced computer skills with experience in MS Office, ERP and Reporting systems

Practical working knowledge of lean manufacturing tools such as pull systems, PDCA thinking, value stream mapping, process mapping, and kanban systems.

Practical working knowledge of supply chain technologies (ERP, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Warehouse Management Systems)

Strong communication skills through written, verbal and listening, and presentation techniques. Effectively collaborate and works well with others.

Ability to understand customer needs, in detail, and consistently attend to meeting customer requirements.

Demonstrates urgency and takes responsibility for addressing critical roadblocks to achieving goals.

Strong aptitude in process improvement and problem solving.



“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:
Dubuque, IA