Titulo del puesto:
Plant Manager - Dubuque, IA

Información general

Ubicación: Dubuque, IA
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Dubuque, IA
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Categoría del puesto:
Manufacturing, Operations
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Descripción y Requerimientos


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.


This position is responsible to leading a world class customer service focused operation and delivering overall business results while driving process of continuous improvement for assigned operational area(s) through the supply chain (from planning to distribution). Engages directly with business teams, and establishes strong relationships to foster an exceptional, aligned operational business plan to achieve manufacturing performance goals, and ultimately customer experience. Leads and inspires the plant leadership team, driving leadership performance and accountability while driving an inclusive and engaging culture for all our employees. Models agility and leads strategically as business, customer or team needs evolve and change. 


Lead operations of a premium custom window, door and specialty product business unit. Including responsibility of key functional areas, direct or indirect (Manufacturing Operations, Safety, Lean Sigma, Supply Chain, Quality, Customer Service, Finance, Human Resources, IT, RDI, and Distribution). 

Deliver agreed results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, cost and employee engagement.  Develop and execute action plans for sustainment or improvement in all key metrics areas.

Develop and implement plans to provide process improvement in key areas defined above. Value stream improvement initiatives will be aligned with Lean Manufacturing principles and the manufacturing strategic plan and corporate initiatives.

Lead and develop talent on leadership team, by mentoring, coaching, providing feedback, career development, and performance management.  

Develop a strategy and ensure alignment of activities/metrics and resources within the business team and functional areas. Ensure cross-organization collaboration and employee involvement.

Responsible for implementing strategies to foster a customer-focused, high performing, strategically aligned business.  

Cultivate a culture of development, accountability, continuous improvement, and growth-mindset that enables our commitment to excellence.  

Actively champion DEI values and commitment to inclusion in our workplace.

Responsible for establishing high standards of business performance along with establishing budgets, metrics and appropriate OKR’s to deliver performance to plan.  

Support new processes, product development and implementation to ensure the business is meeting customer expectations.

Maintain a highly visible nature to employees at all levels and create a safe environment for employee engagement.  Promote active/servant leadership to solve problems and promote high involvement approaches to problem solving.

Is an Andersen brand ambassador championing active community engagement.

Other duties as assigned.


Provide direct or indirect leadership and direction to Value Stream Manager(s), Value Stream Supervisors, Team Leads, Line Trainers, Safety, Quality, Lean Sigma, Supply Chain, EHS, Maintenance, Finance, Human Resources, Distribution, and CERT teams. 

Must be highly effective in a matrixed organization to ensure alignment and collaboration across all business functions.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field.
Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project.
Minimum of eight to ten years of prior work experience as a manufacturing leader in a complex, made to order manufacturing environment.  
Demonstrated ability to function successfully in a fast paced, changing work environment.
Demonstrated ability to hire, develop, retain, and manage performance of leadership talent/teams.  
Ability to give and receive constructive feedback.
Ability to balance leader decisiveness and laying out a plan, to when team-based approach to decision making serves.
Strong servant leadership aptitude.  
Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications.


“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