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Supply Chain Planner

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Location: Bayport, MN
Andersen Corporation
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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.

Role deploys the fundamental theories, principles, and concepts of supply chain, continuous improvement, and/or lean manufacturing. Performs routine assignments, yet understands how the role fits into the larger business process and can be effective in business processes outside the role's core tasks. Role is transactional/tactical, with remainder of time focused on continuous improvement. Continuous improvement expectations are troubleshooting within the tasks being performed, identification of opportunities to make tasks more effective/efficient, and leading/driving small-scale change to improve the standard process. Receives guidance from others.
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, including 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

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


Typically a minimum of 3 years in lean manufacturing support environment.

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.
* 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.