Job Name:
Value Stream Manager - Dubuque, IA

General information

Location: Dubuque, IA
Date:
11-May-2023
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Dubuque, IA
Ref #:
2960
Job Category:
Operations
Posting City:
Dubuque
State:
IA

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.
 
SUMMARY:

Andersen is seeking a Value Stream Manager at our Dubuque, Iowa location. The purpose of this position is to lead, manage, and deliver overall business results while driving process of continuous improvement through the entire operations team. 

The ideal candidate for this position will be an experienced strategic thinking individual who possesses confidence, initiative, and drive. The individual will need to possess the ability to develop and lead a high-performance team with high levels of employee engagement, satisfaction, and performance.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Oversee daily operation of the receiving, manufacturing and shipping processes ensuring objectives are accomplished in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Drive strong and consistent results in the areas of safety, quality, customer service, cost and associate development for all areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure alignment of activities and resources within the value stream and functional areas. Ensure cross-organization collaboration and associate involvement where appropriate.
  • Establishes realistic goals and programs for attaining results for departments and supervisors in managed business section.
  • Develop and implement plans to provide continuous process improvement in key areas. 
  • Establish an environment conducive to high levels of morale, associate satisfaction, and performance.
  • Be highly visible to associates and create an environment for employee participation and engagement which promotes supervisor performance and accountability. 
  • Promote active/hands-on management to solve problems and promote high involvement approaches to problem solving. Drive accountability into the organization through standard work while using the Andersen management system. 
  • Mentor developing managers and supervisors by providing coaching, information, ideas, feedback, and encouragement to associates and managers to promote the growth and development of the value stream teams.
  • Maintain good employee relations in managed business section by seeing that policies and procedures are understood and applied in a fair and uniform manner.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent
  • 3 – 5 years of supervisory or leadership experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of world-class (Lean, Safety, Quality, Manufacturing)
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
  • Business acumen and knowledge
    • Budgeting 
    • Financial justification 
  • Communication
    • Listening skills
    • Effective 1:1 and in groups
    • Developing presentation skills
  • Leadership
    • Able to motivate associates
    • Bias for action
    • Displays energy for the business
    • Demonstrates courage to make difficult decisions and act
    • Collaborates with associates
    • Supports and foster change
    • Able to coach and develop associates within value stream
    • Able to develop and maintain a respectful and safe work environment
    • Able to support and foster a continuous improvement culture
    • Works effectively with associates
    • Able to effectively manage conflict
    • Developing coaching skills
  • Manufacturing knowledge
    • Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes/IT systems
    • Understands engineering and quality requirements and deploy resources to product the required solutions
    • Demonstrates a passion for safety
    • Able to facilitate kaizen events
    • Basic knowledge of the supply chain
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 

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:
Dubuque, IA