Job Name:
Sustainability Engineer III- Hybrid

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Location: Oak Park Heights, 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.

 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

Position Purpose: 

Lead complex/large scale sustainability projects/assignments and/or play the key technical role in multiple projects/assignments requiring an exceptionally high level of unique expertise. Work directly with customer base to formulate strategies and integrate customer perspectives.

Position Responsibilities:

Develop/expand programs to meet new customer and company sustainability initiatives. Strategically plan programs to meet long-range corporate goals.

Develop complex sustainability submittals and lead sustainability discussions both internally and externally. Work with customer base to ensure systems meet business needs. Perform final reviews of sustainability certification/documentation submittals. 

Develop programs and projects to positively influence sustainability performance. Work with customer base to implement projects and track performance. Communicate results to internal and external customers

Lead the most complex sustainability projects/ activities across the enterprise. Develop and implement projects to continuously improve product and corporate sustainability performance. Set strategy for the development of guidance and point-of-view documents for the group and serve as a communicator of that information to other internal and external stakeholders.

Support development of company strategy around sustainability certifications/programs to maintain Andersen’s position as an industry leader in the space. 

Lead internal and external sustainability projects and give guidance to company on strategy for what projects to participate in.

Prepare and provide presentations on complex subjects to internal and external audiences. Support development of strategy around which presentations and trainings to develop based on current and future needs of the company

Spend time in manufacturing areas working with engineers to identify and execute sustainability projects

Analyze data from multiple platforms to inform decision about what projects to execute 

Identify Waste/recycling projects and execute on them

Direction of others:

Schedule, assign, direct, review and perform related follow-up and work coordination activities with others on technical teams.

Perform advisory role on complex assignments.

Plan, organize and lead technical aspects of large-scale assignments to successful conclusion.

Responsible for work direction in the absence of management.

Participate in development of general training and development curricula for use within the product and corporate sustainability areas.

Minimum Qualifications, Skill and/or Competency Requirements

4-year Engineering, Chemistry, or technical degree; or equivalent experience.

5-10 years of related work experience. (Masters level degree or PhD in one of the focus areas can substituted for some of the experience required at this level)

In-depth knowledge of corporate and product sustainability programs relevant to Andersen. Specialized knowledge in several product or building sustainability programs. 

Extensive experience in complex sustainability projects/assignments impacting corporate-wide interests and long-term business goals.

Possess distinguished level of sustainability knowledge often attained by completing an advanced degree and/or equivalent specialized training.

Recognized company-wide expert in multiple areas of sustainability work. Understands and applies methodologies with project planning.

Knowledge around LCA (Life cycle Assessment) and carbon accounting

Knowledge of business practices around waste and recycling

xperience with carbon corporate reporting software a plus, such as Salesforce NetZero or Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability

Strong networking ability


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 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