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Quality Engineering Supervisor II

Andersen Corporation

Andersen Corporation

People & HR, Operations, Quality Assurance
Bayport, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Description & Requirements

POSITION TITLE: Quality Engineering Supervisor 2

Pay Grade: 13C

Job Code: 2634

Job Location: Bayport, Minnesota


ANDERSEN CORPORATION SUMMARY:

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,

POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for a Quality Engineering Supervisor to join our Composites Technology Support team at our Bayport facility. The quality engineering supervisor role on our Composites Technology Support team combines the technical expertise and project management skills of a Quality Engineer II with the leadership and strategic direction responsibilities of a Quality Supervisor. The primary focus is to ensure the adherence to quality control specifications, drive continuous improvement, and lead a quality team to achieve high standards in the manufacturing processes.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Support:

-Perform root cause analysis to identify sources of variation and process problems, using Statistical Process Control to reduce process variation and structured problem solving, utilizing DMAIC tools.

-Interface with Product Design, Product Engineering, Tooling Design, and other business partners to ensure manufacturability and process capability of new and revised products.

-Develop and maintain quality systems, programs, training tools, documents, and standard operating procedures for critical production processes.

-Prepare and execute quality control plans, including the review of specifications, tolerances, and capabilities.

-Lead containment activities for reactive issues and ensure timely documentation and resolution of customer issues (CAPAs, PSWs, PPAPs).

-Conduct regular meetings with internal and external customers to discuss current issues and proposed changes.

-Develop gauges and tools for assessing conformance of manufactured parts to engineering specifications.

-Foster a continuous improvement culture and support lean manufacturing implementations.

Leadership and Team Management:

-Lead a medium-sized team of quality technicians.

-Develop strategic direction for the quality team and translate strategy into actionable projects.

-Provide coaching, feedback, and development to team members, promoting career growth opportunities.

-Ensure desired work quality levels are achieved through the use of standard work and training, utilizing tools and data to monitor performance.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Must-Have:

-BS degree in Engineering, Technology, or a similar field.

-Knowledge of quality programs, SPC, process capability, and lean manufacturing principles.

-Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

-Ability to present and articulate quality programs, continuous improvement methodologies, and problem-solving techniques effectively.

Nice-to-Have:

-5+ years of quality experience and 2+ years of experience leading a team or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience.

-Experience gathering and analyzing data using statistical techniques.

-Proficiency in implementing process control charting.

-Familiarity with computer software tools such as Excel or Minitab for data analysis.

-Strong organizational, prioritization, and project management skills.

-A desire for personal growth and development.

Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference at Andersen.

CULTURE AND BENEFITS

“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

· 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