Extrusion Technician (3rd Shift)

Andersen Corporation

Andersen Corporation

Bayport, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Description & Requirements


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


This Extrusion Technician (Tooling and Process Technician) position will work closely with our engineers, quality team, operations leads, and supervisors to drive continuous improvement, troubleshoot production equipment and processes, and provide hands-on support and training for operators at the Bayport site. This role will assist in various daily and weekly activities while supporting some longer-term projects. This position is critical to hitting our daily, weekly, and period based goals while putting a focus on delivering excellence in extrusion.

SHIFT: Straight 3rd shift, with the flexibility to work occasional 2nd or 1st shift when needed.


  • Troubleshoot issues with extrusion processes across the Bayport site
  • Manage, clean and care for extrusion tooling and ancillary equipment
  • Train and support operations team involved with extrusion processes
  • Assist with cross-functional work on continuous improvement and safety projects.
  • Take corrective action on safety incidents, machine downtime, or quality incidents that deviates from customer requirements, with support from engineering team.
  • Assist with Engineering / Operations projects as needed.
  • Proactively identify potential downtime, scrap or reliability issues and communicate them up to appropriate level.
  • Continuously drive standardization of processes and methods.
  • Understand all required department documentation standards and their impact on the extrusion and compounding process. Ensure that documentation is properly completed, reviewed, and approved.


  • High School Diploma with 2+ years of experience in related field
  • Strong prioritization and multi-tasking capability.
  • Strong aptitude for problem-solving and process improvement.
  • Self-motivated with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrates a strong interest and aptitude for work in a technical field.
  • Experience with PC and software applications.


  • Metal fabrication experience (welding, machining, polishing, or similar experience)


“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 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.

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