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Manufacturing Engineer II
at Andersen Windows
Dubuque, IA

Manufacturing Engineer II
at Andersen Windows
Dubuque, IA

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Andersen is a place of vibrant energy and innovation. These innovations are part of a well-defined roadmap to seize opportunities ahead.


Andersen's highly collaborative, yet richly challenging culture has enabled Engineers like you to develop more products in the past five years than in the past 100. Let your curiosity lead you to create new processes and materials to take windows and doors to the next generation. At Andersen, you build something lasting...your career. Are you ready to become an Engineer at Andersen?


PURPOSE: This position will focus is on coordinating and leading all or most activities on comprehensive and technically challenging projects/assignments.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Understands projects/assignments from a corporate standpoint.
  • In-depth understanding of the business (ex. customer/market segment) and opportunities in each.
  • Incorporates customer perspective when developing solutions.
  • Understands concepts of corporate identity and business needs as applied to projects/assignments
  • Projects/assignments are more complex. Involve multiple variables, greater responsibility, and cross-functional integration.
  • Analyze and develop complex processes.
  • Fully develop multiple concepts relating to satisfying a customer need, and support all viable solutions to arrive at an optimum solution for customers and the corporation.
  • Able to solve complex problems with practical solutions.
  • Take lead role in developing project/assignment plans involving internal and external resources.
  • Capable of leading cross-functional teams having broader less defined initial objective and scope.
  • Manage and direct project/assignment teams involved in multiple, concurrent and sequential development activities.
  • Assign and direct project/assignment personnel to best utilize/develop their skills.
  • Analyze and recommend engineering or design solutions (Root cause analysis, DOE and other appropriate techniques) to product, process, design, or other technical issues.
  • Evaluate impact of proposed product/process changes on other products, materials, strategies, or other technical issues.
  • Able to develop and evaluate complex designs or concepts for which initial inputs are limited. Responsibilities encompass project/assignment initiation through ramp up and post audit.
  • Approve documentation completed by others.
  • Accountable for all documentation requirements for a functional area
  • Coordinate resolution of customer service issues.
  • Participate in activities such as home shows, visitor events etc. to demonstrate products and lead related discussions.
  • Work with suppliers, specifying and monitoring progress on complex issues.
  • Develop and present reports summarizing technical analysis and business case to peer group and management audiences.
  • Assigns tasks to appropriate team member, including peers.
  • Provide training and assistance on a full range of technical issues to lower level staff on a team and evaluate team member technical skills.
  • Act as "in-charge" lead on large group assignments or in temporary absence of project manager.
  • Participate in activities such as interviewing job applicants, providing input to performance evaluations, etc.
  • Serve as key mentor to less experienced technical employees.
  • Provide technical backup in the absence of supervisor/manager of functional area.
  • Works independently on most aspects of work.
  • Receives general direction with occasional work review on other aspects.
  • Works within guidelines established by general practice, precedents and policies.
  • Review of work occurs after the fact.
  • Has considerable latitude in deciding how to accomplish assignments.
  • Effective communications with all levels of internal and external customers and staff.
  • Approves tasks of peers on project/assignment teams.
  • Coordinate project/assignment efforts concerning specific parts or assemblies across several technical areas.
  • Independent presentations to upper management.
  • Independent communication with business partners to resolve technical issues and negotiate items such as priorities and completion deadlines.

CULTURE AND BENEFITS: Andersen is committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day, recognizing and rewarding success, taking pride in our work and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside work so that you can bring your best self to work.

We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers' expectations.

As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but 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
  • A culture that supports work-life balance
  • An environment where collaboration is key
  • Volunteer opportunities - on company time
  • Environmentally conscious business decisions
  • 10,000+ employees and career opportunities nationwide
Qualifications

QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
  • 4-year Engineering degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Has considerable versatility in applying specialized technical knowledge in a wide variety of situations.
  • Possesses knowledge across a wide variety of technologies.
  • Knowledge demonstrates mastery in several technical areas of expertise.
  • Possesses unique or specific knowledge that is frequently sought out by others.
  • Strong understanding of the interrelationship that needs to exist between functional areas the business.
  • Well-developed project management skills.

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