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Vice President of Sustainability

Informations générales

Location: Bayport, MN
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Bayport, MN
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Description & Requirements


At Andersen, we pride ourselves on our core values of Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Partnership and being a leader in Corporate Citizenship. Headquartered in Bayport, Minnesota, Andersen Corporation is the largest window and door manufacturer in North America.

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.

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.

The Vice President of Sustainability will lead Andersen’s sustainability program guidance and management, performance and reporting, and internal and external stakeholder engagement. S/he will bring expertise, credibility, and a perspective, to continue the expansion of sustainability initiatives across the business.

Andersen focuses on four sustainability objectives:

• Procuring materials responsibly in partnership with our suppliers.

• Minimizing the impact of our manufacturing and distribution operations with more than 99 percent of all incoming material utilized productively.

• Designing and building our products to minimize the environmental footprint, while maximizing both energy efficiency and durability.

• Fostering an internal culture where sustainability is the basis for ongoing employee education, engagement, and pride. Andersen’s commitment to sustainability, and related track record can be viewed at:


• Manage the development, evolution, and integration of the company’s sustainability strategy in line with purpose, vision and values, and the commercial strategy.

• Provide strategic and technical guidance to stakeholders within Andersen for all aspects of ESG strategy and associated programs, policies, and reporting.

• Manage the development, implementation, and tracking of sustainability performance indicators by ensuring the business has the right tools, capabilities, and processes in place; Establish and set targets, milestones, and broader plans.

• Lead internal and external communications regarding the company’s ESG program and achievements.

• Identify, champion, and own key strategic partnerships, including the identification of opportunities to partner with suppliers and customers, and community engagement opportunities to advance Andersen’s ESG goals.

• Maintain strong knowledge and understanding of sustainability, with a broad understanding of the latest trends, impacts to operations, and opportunities for continued enhancement and engagement.


The successful Vice President of Sustainability candidate will be a results-oriented professional who has developed and managed similar, diverse ESG / Sustainability programs of scale, with demonstrated excellence and proven capability of creating, implementing, and tracking, sustainability initiatives and programs. They will have excellent interpersonal, organization, and management skills, with a natural ability to build trust, inspire people, and foster responsibility. S/he will have a desire to build upon, and improve, existing ESG processes and will be an energetic, collaborative leader inspired by their purpose. It is critical for this individual to be an advocate for, and to create an inclusive and diverse work culture.


• Knowledge and experience operating in the rapidly evolving landscape of ESG regulation and reporting standards; Technical and environmental knowledge of building, construction, or building materials industry is highly desired.

• Commercial and pragmatic ability to formulate and implement strategy, identify, and realize organic and inorganic growth opportunities and partnerships.

• Ability to drive a high level of engagement within a matrixed organization.

• Effective communication skills, with the ability to articulate and deliver a vision that inspires others and brings them together to deliver sustainable growth and change.

• A long-term fiduciary mindset, with a passion for excellence, client experience, the business and existing and new products to realize new opportunities.

• Data-driven mindset and an aptitude for technology

• Intellectually curious; focused on continual experimentation, learning, and opportunity identification

• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline is required. Masters/advanced degree preferred.

Please note: This role is a hybrid position and requires three days on-site.


Lead with the Company’s values, principles and culture top of mind (truly care about the Andersen legacy and the team members that embody it):

Integrity – impeccable track record of high workplace integrity and respect; is committed to building a sustainable, profitable business while meeting high ethical standards.

Trust – build trust and respect with CEO, peers, and team; bring the right balance of credibility along with humility.

Highly Strategic – initiates and leads robust strategic planning processes to define a clear vision and strategy and inspire heartfelt commitment across an organization.

Leader of people – gets the best out of their team, laser focused on excellent and sustainable outcomes. Changes and strengthens the next generation of talent and serves as a coach and mentor to others.

Executive presence – as this is a senior leadership role, the successful candidate will have an inherent executive presence as well as a history of progressively increasing roles leading, managing, and mentoring teams.

Decisive thinker/executor – designs performance management practices that deliver results far exceeding expectations and engages the entire organization in tracking performance metrics to ensure superior results.

Exceptional communicator – applies excellent verbal and written communication skills to translate the vision and strategy into clear priorities and direction.

Relationship driven – skilled at developing strong, trusting relationships with customers, the Board of Directors, and key stakeholders of the business.

Humble – demonstrates low ego. Brings the right balance of credibility along with humility. Can lead an organization with the right attitude to seek best in-class practices and performance. Knows their weaknesses.


“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:
Bayport, MN