Andersen Windows + Doors
 Cottage Grove, MN

Job ID: 29957



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.

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.

Senior Sourcing Analyst - New Product Development

Andersen Corporation is looking for a Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst at our Cottage Grove, MN location to support New Product Development Sourcing activities. This role will focus on communication of NPD project requirements, Requests for Quote, and contract negotiations with suppliers; as well as being the central sourcing project lead. This position will lead sourcing gate deliverables in the product development process in collaboration with other functional areas including the project team, RD&I, operations, supply chain, strategic sourcing/suppliers, and finance.

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Manage NPD goals and metrics to meet objectives.
  • Partner with the Design Engineering team to aid with upfront design simplification and lead design reviews with suppliers.
  • Work closely with the strategic sourcing team on bid list creation, supplier selection, and ramp up for production; as well as be the main interface between the sourcing and project teams.
  • Negotiate price and execute contracts, or other legal agreements, as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain a Source Plan for all NPD programs.
  • Manage the purchase of components for all commodities to support gate builds.
  • Ensure that all problems which impact cost, delivery and quality are escalated and quickly resolved.
  • Work with finance to ensure project cost targets are established and invoices are paid and resolved.
  • Become the subject matter expert of the Product Development Process, related to Sourcing.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or related degree is required.
  • Three to five years relevant work experience in sourcing, supply chain, or operations.
  • Project management experience with the ability to create project plans, manage schedules, adapt resources, and achieve project deliverables on schedule and on budget.
  • Very organized and able to independently pursue concurrent resolution of multiple issues.
  • Demonstrated success collaboratively leading and motivating others.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Strong technical knowledge and/or previous fenestration product experience.
  • Supplier contract creation and management knowledge and experience, as well as negotiation skills.


“Be Orange. Be You.” Is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences, and empowering you, we’l 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 accordance with the Federal OSHA COVID-19 mandates and in keeping with Andersen’s top priority to protect the health and safety of our employees against the COVID-19 virus, and our belief that vaccines are the best defense against this virus, Andersen requires that all new employees provide acceptable proof that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. A person is fully vaccinated fourteen days after having received a final COVID-19 vaccine dose (the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or a single Johnson & Johnson vaccine dose).

At this time, it is Andersen's corporate policy that all employees, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear an approved face covering while on site at an Andersen facility (or representing Andersen in other business settings or in the field) beginning January 4, 2022.


Supply Chain


Cottage Grove, MN US


Andersen Corporation