Job Name:
Technician II

General information

Location: Bayport, MN
Date:
03-Oct-2023
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
Ref #:
4204
Job Category:
Engineering, Research and Development
Posting City:
Bayport
State:
MN

Description & Requirements

ANDERSEN CORPORATION SUMMARY:

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.

 

SUMMARY:

 

Andersen Corporation is seeking a self-motivated Materials Technician to support an energetic group of Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) Engineers that lead projects focused in the areas of:

  • Material development in a variety of subjects like thermoplastic, thermosets, sealants, glass, coatings, and adhesives
  • Corner welding and joining technologies
  • Packaging material and construction
  • Fenestration product life prediction testing
  • Product development and design

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs technical support for assigned work areas (determine test procedures to follow; report clear and accurate test results; participation in continuous improvement activities)
  • Works with engineers to prepare, develop, test, and evaluate materials, parts, products and processes
  • Works with engineers to provide conclusions and inform decisions on new and existing product development and quality initiatives
  • Prepares and maintains detailed documentation of test methods and test data with direction
  • Completes task responsibilities with flexibility to manage changes in priority and meet project deadlines
  • Presents technical information or proposals to team members
  • Creates basic prototypes and fixtures to support assigned work areas by carrying out concepts developed by others
  • Able to work independently to complete some assigned tasks
  • Some travel may be required (5% of time), primary location Bayport, MN

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent experience in a technical role
  • General knowledge and use of computers and basic software (i.e. Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong interest and basic aptitude to work in a technical or scientific field
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and be a team member
  • Ability to work flexible hours to support testing assignments and deadlines
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years of applicable experience in material characterization/testing
  • Able to operate power industrial trucks (forklift, pallet jack, etc.)
  • Strong math, science, mechanical, and experimental skills
  • Willingness to learn and operate new software/equipment

 

CULTURE AND BENEFITS: 

“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

PROFIT SHARING:

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.

Posting City:
Bayport, MN