Titulo del puesto:
Project Leader-New Product Development

Información general

Ubicación: Cottage Grove, MN
Renewal by Andersen
Posting City: Cottage Grove, MN
N.° de referencia:
Categoría del puesto:
Project Management, Research and Development
Posting City:
Cottage Grove

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.



Andersen is looking for an accomplished, driven, and collaborative Project Leader on our Research, Development, and Innovation team to drive the next wave of new product development projects.  Want to join our team? 


There has never been a more exciting time to be a Project Leader at Andersen. This project leader will be an integral part of the New Product Development Engineering team.  The purpose of this role is to utilize project management tools and processes in a highly cross functional environment to drive the implementation of new products and services that enable us to serve customers in new markets and chart the course for advances in future innovations. 



·         Use project management methods to initiate and execute medium/large cross functional projects while effectively navigating challenges with a problem-solving mindset. 

·         Identify business opportunities and requirements within each project, collaborate with the project team to develop approaches to resolve them, and work with leadership to prioritize the implementation. 

·         Motivate and establish a high-performance culture within the project team. Guiding them towards creative thinking, transparency, and holding them accountable for their work/performance including goals and deadlines. 

·         Responsible for regular updates within the team and to stakeholders. Emphasis on transparent escalation of challenges while maintaining a positive team culture. 



Minimum Qualifications: 

·         BS or BA, Minimum 10 years relevant experience with 5+ years leading multi-year product development initiatives. 

·         Strong analytical skills and aptitude for problem solving. 

·         Excellent relationship building and communication skills. 

·         Experience working in a highly cross functional environment with all areas of the business.   


 Preferred Qualifications: 

·         PMP certification or equivalent 

·         MBA or technical master’s degree 

·         Strong aptitude in working with technical process improvement, manufacturing, and equipment procurement. 

·         Strong understanding of relevant methodologies and tools (DMAIC, Stage Gate development, PMBOK, etc.) 

·         Strong knowledge of lean, manufacturing, business, and quality systems 

·         Experience working with external Business/Project Partners. 



Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, education, geographic location, certifications, etc. In addition to your pay, Andersen Corporation currently offers benefits such as comprehensive health benefits, 401k contribution, paid time off, 8 paid standard holidays, plus 2 floating holidays, a robust employee Wellbeing program, as well as profit sharing (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). 



“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:
Cottage Grove, MN