Titulo del puesto:
RDI Ongoing Product Development Engineering Lead/Supervisor

Información general

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

Descripción y Requerimientos


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.
The Ongoing Product Development Engineering Lead/Supervisor located in Cottage Grove, MN is a key role within the Renewal by Andersen Research Development and Innovation (RD&I) team.  The Engineering Lead/Supervisor will execute more complex product development projects with little supervision in addition to providing technical direction to the team.  The Lead/Supervisor will have direct supervision over other design engineers and/or CAD designers and technicians.  The Engineering Lead/Supervisor will not only have a strong relationship with and work closely with operations, but will also collaborate with senior and peer managers, external suppliers, manufacturing, quality, marketing, finance, sales, service, packaging engineering, materials engineering, legal, and code and regulatory.


  • Execute product design projects fulfilling both project leader and product design roles.
  • Provide technical coaching (project planning & execution, problem solving, mechanical design analysis, test plan design, results analysis) to direct reports.
  • Identify and deliver product design support and solutions targeted at business growth and operational excellence in safety, quality, delivery, and cost in the manufacture of window and door products.
  • Create positive momentum on teams and deliver results (projects, tasks, people development).
  • Establish and nurture an environment conducive to high levels of morale, employee satisfaction, and performance.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of inputs in situations where limited standardization and data exists. 
  • Able to manage projects and provide detailed coaching on managing projects – ensuring success criteria are defined and delivered upon and creating and adhering to detailed timelines.
  • Act as a liaison to coordinate and manage enterprise RD&I initiatives and provide support to cross-functional initiatives

  • BS in mechanical engineering or equivalent mechanical engineering experience
  • 5-7 years of experience in R&D design experience
  • Experience in and passion for leading and developing a high-performance team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies with demonstrated ability to drive product development projects to completion
  • Self-motivated with strong intellectual curiosity
  • Knowledge of Product Development Process (PDP), design specification and documentation methods

·       Expected travel of <10%

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.
* 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:
Cottage Grove, MN