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Andersen Windows and Doors Manufacturing Engineer I II in Dubuque, Iowa

Description 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. ## Qualifications * 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. Job: Engineering Primary Location: United States-IA-Dubuque Organization: Eagle Window & Door Manufacturing Job Posting: May 17, 2021, 1:24:26 PM Unposting Date: Ongoing Req ID: 28513