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Andersen Windows and Doors Value Stream Supervisor I - 2nd Shift in Des Moines, Iowa



The purpose of this position is to support the Value Stream Manager in driving the process of continuous improvement for a small/stable value stream (procurement to delivery). This position takes a lead role in meeting targets for safety, quality, costs, customer service and associate satisfaction/development within the value stream. The Value Stream Supervisor coaches, trains, supports, and develops a team of flexible, multi-skilled associates in accordance with Andersen Corporation’s values, employee covenant, and strategic direction.


  • Develop a high-performance work team with high levels of associate morale, satisfaction, and performance.

  • Review general status of production schedules to identify and resolve problems. Communicate with and listen to associates daily regarding work center/team performance, strategic initiatives, policy changes, safety, quality, etc.

  • Support and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practices.

  • Provide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization, (5S), and housekeeping. Actively provide change leadership as required.

  • Ensure the desired product quality levels are achieved through use of standard work and training to those standards, training in operation and inspection techniques, and use of tools/data.

  • Promote safety and ensure a safe work environment and safe associate work habits.

  • Help associates succeed through performance management. Provide coaching and performance communication to support development.

  • Supervises 15 - 30 Production Associates



  • Requires 3 – 5 years of experience in a manufacturing operation. Demonstrated ability to acquire and apply manufacturing principles a plus. Previous leadership experience preferred.

  • Continuing education in the following areas: Management, Human Resources, Accounting, Manufacturing, Leadership, and Coaching

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and motivate people as well as support and communicate difficult decisions.

  • Basic business acumen and knowledge required

  • Strong communication skills required, including demonstrated listening skills and communicating both one-on-one and in groups.

Job: Production

Primary Location: United States-IA-Des Moines

Organization: EMCO Enterprises LLC

Job Posting: Mar 30, 2021, 11:58:23 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 28204