Renewal by Andersen is united by the common goal of making a difference in the lives of our homeowners, our colleagues, our families, and in the communities we serve. We believe that we can make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen. We wake up every day, inspired to push the status quo and continuously set a new standard in the home improvement industry by solving today’s most challenging problems and continuously redefining what it means to deliver a World Class Homeowner Experience.
Our Cottage Grove location has an opening for a Supplier Quality Lead/Manager. This position is responsible leading a team dedicated to understanding customer feedback and driving quality improvement in supplied materials. The Supplier Quality Team oversees incoming quality from a diverse network of suppliers and works to lead and drive communication and collaboration with those suppliers to ensure our plant receives consistent material supply. This leadership position offers a great opportunity to collaborate cross functionally inside of the Andersen Enterprise as well as collaborate externally as we work within our culture of continuous improvement.
ESSENTIAL JOB SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
Provide leadership, coaching and work direction to a team of engineers and technicians, all dedicated to delivering the Perfect Order to our customers.
Collaborate cross functionally to drive a continuous improvement culture within our Operations environment.
Drive improvements in supplier performance utilizing common quality tools, driving corrective action through root cause identification and structured problem solving.
Lead projects to improve supplier quality, including projects with current suppliers and new supplier development projects.
Effective interpersonal skills and ability to gain alignment across a cross-functional team.
Experience with software such as Excel or Minitab, ability to analyze data to detect trends and abnormalities
Experience working as a quality engineer and with suppliers.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be primarily located in an open office environment with cubicles, and manufacturing plants. The use of personal protective equipment such as hearing protection and steel toed shoes is required. Frequent communication via email, phone, Teams, and in person visits are a core function of this job.
Our Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce:
Renewal by Andersen is firmly committed to fostering a culture where everyone is welcomed, valued, and respected. At Andersen, we value individual differences and leverage those unique capabilities and perspectives to better understand our customers and grow our business. Andersen is a participant in the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and has signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion initiative.
It’s an exciting time to be an engineer and leader at Andersen.
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4-year degree in Engineering required.
5+ years of experience in Quality.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. This position will be required to promote, justify and generate energy for projects to drive continuous improvement.
Knowledge of material and part specifications and documentation methods.
Self-motivated with strong intellectual curiosity.
Strong data analysis capabilities.
This position may be filled at an Engineering Lead or Engineering Manager job level depending on the final candidate’s experience and expertise.
Whether you are newly graduated or seeking a more fulfilling career, Andersen could be your career home.
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