kp prime search, the retained search division of kpCompanies is leading the search for a matrixed operational Leader, who will have direct supervision over engineers and CAD designers. This position will also collaborate with senior and peer management, external suppliers, manufacturing, quality, marketing, finance, sales, service, packaging engineering, materials engineering, legal, and code and regulatory.
THE ORGANIZATION: Andersen Corporation
At Andersen, Orange is how we describe a spirit that drives us to imagine what’s possible. Our commitment at Andersen is to have an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees feel respected, valued and driven to realize their full potential. Whether in product development, our manufacturing processes, sales programs and services, the relationships we build—with our customers, our communities and each other—we see possibilities everywhere, every day and use our collective talents to make it happen. We hope you’ll accept our invitation to Be Orange, Be You at Andersen.
Your priorities in this position will be:
Provide leadership, coaching, and work direction to a team of 5 direct reports
Establish and nurture an environment conducive to high levels of morale, associate satisfaction, and performance
Project and task prioritization
Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of inputs in situations where limited standardization and data exists
Identify and deliver product design support and solutions targeted at business growth and operational excellence in safety, quality, delivery, and cost in the manufacture of window and door products
Able to manage projects and provide detailed coaching on managing projects – ensuring success criteria are defined and delivered upon and creating and adhering to detailed timelines
Budget setting and management
Act as a liaison to coordinate and manage enterprise RD&I initiatives
Provide support to cross-functional initiatives
BS in engineering or equivalent engineering experience
5-7 years of experience in Quality, Research and Development, or Process Engineering
Passion for leading and developing a high-performance team
Strong written and verbal communication skills. This position will be required to promote, justify, and generate energy for project ideas to all levels in the organization, up to the executive level
Proficiency in project management methodologies with demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion both independently and while leading a team
Self-motivated with strong intellectual curiosity
Knowledge of design specification and documentation methods
Expected travel of <10%
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:
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
How to Apply:
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.