Collage of happy people working at Vector Windows & Doors

Finding the right job is not always easy, but if you’re passionate about crafting quality windows and doors that work right from the start and helping builders get the service they need to get the job done, Vector could be just the right place for you to build a great career.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be part of the Vector team, please send your resume to: jobs@vectorwindows.com, or mail to Vector Windows Attn: Human Resources at 1020 International Drive, Fergus Falls, MN 56537 or Apply Online.

Vector Windows is a growing company located right in the heart of lakes country! We are currently adding new Full-Time positions.

Vector is committed to fostering a culture of high engagement and to improving the well-being of its employees. The management team measures and continuously improves the company’s employment proposition, employee engagement, employee well-being and retention levels. Vector is supported in its commitment to improving employee well-being by Granite Equity.

2nd Shift Shipping Associate

Our work environment includes:

  • Regular social events
  • Food provided

Join our growing team in Fergus Falls

  • 2nd Shift 4:30pm - 4:30am M-TH (HIGH DEMAND hours ) + $1/hr shift differential for 2nd shift NOW HIRING 2nd SHIFT!
  • Overtime available * Opportunity for Advancement – promote within
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Operate production line machinery and computers.

2. Troubleshoot production line machinery.

3. Perform equipment change-overs.

4. Responsible for quality control. Make adjustments as necessary to produce product within specifications. Reject product outside of specifications.

5. Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).

6. Perform preventive maintenance (PMs) on production line machinery.

7. Clean and maintain work area.

8. Other duties as assigned.

Full Job Description

Primary Objective of Position: 

Performs manual labor along the production line.  Operates and troubleshoots production line machinery and computers.  May perform minor repairs as necessary.

Major Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Load trailers in a timely manner
  • Get product from production to shipping storage area
  • Responsible for quality control. Reject products outside of specifications
  • Operate within Vector Work Instructions (VWIs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
  • Clean and maintain work area
  • Other duties as assigned

Equipment Used:

  • 2 wheeled carts
  • 4 wheeled carts

Critical Physical Demands:

  • Work shift 8-12 hours
  • Standing-Continuously
  • Walking-Continuously, to and from production lines and wheeled carts
  • Sitting-Rarely
  • 2 Hand Carry-Occasionally, assisting in moving finished product from production line into truck trailers for shipping 2 person lifts up to 160lbs (80lbs per individuals) < 10ft
  • Floor to waist lift- Occasionally, lifting 50lbs roll of glass weather stripping from floor to 2ft as required in the glass production line
  • Horizontal lift-Rarely
  • Waist to crown lift-Frequently, loading windows into trailer
  • R and L hand carry-Rarely
  • Twist-Occasionally, moving finished product within truck trailer
  • Squat-Rarely
  • Kneel-Rarely
  • Crawl-Rarely
  • Stair climb-Rarely
  • Step ladder climb-Occasionally, use of ladder to access and place product
  • Balance-Frequently, control of 2 wheeled cart in moving finished windows to truck loading area
  • Push/pull-Occasionally, pulling 2 and 4 wheeled carts up to 50lbs pull/push moving finished widows to loading area
  • Crouch-Rarely
  • Reach above shoulder-Frequently, < 10lbs
  • Repetitive foot movement-Rarely
  • Manual dexterity-Occasionally
  • Firm grasp-Continuously, grip to secure finished products in transit to loading areas

Key:

  • Rare: 1-5% of work shift
  • Occasional: 6-33% of work shift
  • Frequent: 34-66% of work shift
  • Constant: 67-100% of work shift

Environmental Exposures:

  • Indoors the majority of work shift, average temperature 70
  • Moving objects to avoid-moderate
  • Noise level-moderate
  • Slippery surface-slight
  • Air pollution-moderate

Vector Core Values:

Improve the Quality of People’s Lives

  • Decision making/problem solving
  • Technical minded, able to suggest process improvements and resolve problems
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and oral communication

 

 

2nd Shift Production Supervisor

Join our growing team in Fergus Falls

  • 2nd Shift 4:30pm - 4:30am M-TH (HIGH DEMAND hours ) + $1/hr shift differential for 2nd shift NOW HIRING 2nd SHIFT!
  • Overtime available * Opportunity for Advancement – promote within
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Production Supervisor, you will focus on the safety and productivity of your team and the quality of the products you manufacture.  You will also create an environment where your team can learn and thrive and ultimately come together and consistently work well as a unit.

  • Enforcing safety policies and giving safety presentations
  • Coaching and performing quality product and process audits
  • Observing and analyzing the trends and/or tendencies in your metrics in order to optimize your teams productivity and performance
  • Implementing and maintaining lean manufacturing principles
  • Managing to a takt time and identifying and eliminating process abnormalities
  • Performing annual team member evaluations
Full Job Description

Primary Objective of Position: 

If you’re a reliable and consistent self-starter who enjoys working with and developing a group of people, then join our team at Vector!  We are seeking a passionate and dynamic Production Supervisor who will coordinate all manufacturing activities in assigned departments to produce high-quality parts and assemblies for Vector Window and Door products, while satisfying our customers at the lowest possible cost.  You will identify, develop and implement programs, policies and procedures which support total customer satisfaction, both internally and externally, where applicable in relation to this position.  Our current opening is for a 1st shift Production Supervisor who will build and develop their team to consistently meet goals and be mutually successful.  If you are a professional and enterprising leader and wish to launch your career in manufacturing, then Vector may be the right company for you!

Major Areas of Responsibility: 

As a Production Supervisor, you will focus on the safety and productivity of your team and the quality of the products you manufacture.  You will also create an environment where your team can learn and thrive and ultimately come together and consistently work well as a unit.

  • Enforcing safety policies and giving safety presentations
  • Coaching and performing quality product and process audits
  • Observing and analyzing the trends and/or tendencies in your metrics in order to optimize your teams productivity and performance
  • Implementing and maintaining lean manufacturing principles
  • Managing to a takt time and identifying and eliminating process abnormalities
  • Performing annual team member evaluations

Accountabilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Ability to stand on your feet for 8 – 10 hours at a time

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Environmental Exposures:

  • Indoors the majority of work shift, average temperature 70
  • Moving objects to avoid-moderate
  • Noise level-moderate
  • Slippery surface-slight
  • Air pollution-moderate

Vector Core Values:

  • Improve the Quality of People’s Lives
  • Respect and Support each other
  • Aspire to Excellence
  • Honor our Commitments

 

2nd Shift Maintenance

Join our growing team in Fergus Falls

  • 2nd Shift 4:30pm - 4:30am M-TH (HIGH DEMAND hours ) + $1/hr shift differential for 2nd shift NOW HIRING 2nd SHIFT!
  • Overtime available * Opportunity for Advancement – promote within
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Objective of Position: 

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all production equipment to keep production moving.

Major Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Problem solving machine breakdowns and manufacturing processes in order to maximize production.
  • Install new equipment.
  • Build and fabricate parts and components for production to include welding and machining.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance requirements.
  • Complete assigned work orders, by priority, in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for working safely and maintaining a safe work environment, following all established safety rules, procedures, and policies, including lock-out tag-out.
Full Job Description

Primary Objective of Position: 

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all production equipment to keep production moving.

Major Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Problem solving machine breakdowns and manufacturing processes in order to maximize production.
  • Install new equipment.
  • Build and fabricate parts and components for production to include welding and machining.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance requirements.
  • Complete assigned work orders, by priority, in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for working safely and maintaining a safe work environment, following all established safety rules, procedures, and policies, including lock-out tag-out.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experience with mechanical systems and automation equipment.
  • Prior diagnostic/troubleshooting and preventive maintenance experience.
  • Electrical experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Demonstrated ability to solve machine problems, complete assigned tasks timely, work independently with minimal supervision and communicate effectively with others both verbally and electronically.
  • Knowledge of pneumatic, electronic, and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical and pneumatic schematics and prints.
  • Basic understanding of networking.

Environmental Exposures:

  • Indoors the majority of work shift, average temperature 70
  • Moving objects to avoid-moderate
  • Noise level-moderate
  • Slippery surface-slight
  • Air pollution-moderate

Vector Core Values:

  • Improve the Quality of People’s Lives
  • Respect and Support each other
  • Aspire to Excellence
  • Honor our Commitments

1st Shift Production Associate

Our work environment includes:

  • Regular social events
  • Food provided

Join our growing team in Fergus Falls

  • 1st shift 5:30am - 4:00pm M-F (HIGH DEMAND hours )
  • Overtime available * Opportunity for Advancement – promote within
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary Objective of Position: 

Performs manual labor along production line.  Operates and troubleshoots production line machinery and computers.  May perform minor repairs as necessary.

Major Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Operate production line machinery including but not limited to: saws, punches, drills, and computers
  • Troubleshoot production line machinery
  • Perform equipment change-overs.
  • Responsible for quality control. Adjust as necessary to produce products within specifications. Reject production outside of specifications.
  • Operate within Vector Work Instructions (VWIs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
  • Clean and maintain work area
  • Other duties as assigned
Full Job Description

Primary Objective of Position: 

Performs manual labor along production line.  Operates and troubleshoots production line machinery and computers.  May perform minor repairs as necessary.

Major Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Operate production line machinery including but not limited to: saws, punches, drills and computers
  • Troubleshoot production line machinery
  • Perform equipment change-overs.
  • Responsible for quality control. Adjust as necessary to produce product within specifications. Reject production outside of specifications.
  • Operate within Vector Work Instructions (VWIs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
  • Clean and maintain work area
  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist Team Lead in timely completion of schedule requirements
  • Provide on-the-job training to new employees

Critical Physical Demands:

  • Work Shift 8-12 hours
  • Standing-Continuously
  • Walking-Occasionally, to and from work areas
  • Sitting-Rarely
  • 2 Hand Carry-Frequently, moving vinyl extrusions (up to 16ft long at < 10lbs, waist level) < 10ft
  • Floor to waist lift, occasionally lift vinyl extrusions
  • Horizontal lift-Occasionally, moving vinyl extrusions to/from various tooling tables height 44” and tooling machines height 38”
  • Waist to Crown Lift-Rarely, moving cut or to be recycled vinyl extrusions into storage containers < 5lbs
  • Controlled lower to ground-Rarely
  • R/L hand carry-Frequently, moving vinyl extrusions (up to 16ft long at < 10lbs waist level) < 10ft
  • Twist/Bend-Occasionally, moving vinyl extrusions to/from various tooling tables and tooling machines <5 lbs
  • Squat-Kneel/Crawl/Crouch-Rarely
  • Stair Climb-Frequently, using portable steps force < 10lbs to retrieve vinyl extrusions from storage receptacles 38”-50”
  • Push/pull-Occasionally, pulling vinyl extrusions from storage receptacles 16ft long < 2lbs pull force ,< 10lbs overall weight. Pushing wheeled storage carts with cut and tooled vinyl extrusions to appropriate window lines or temporary storage distance < 15fts, force required up to 50lbs force
  • Reach above shoulder-Frequently, reaching to pull out vinyl extrusions from storage receptacles 38”-50” < 2lbs pull force and putting longer pieces of vinyl into vertical storage cart opening at 38”
  • Repetitive foot movement-Occasionally, using foot controls of tooling machines
  • Manual dexterity-Frequently, using manual tools for bead application onto vinyl pieces and tooling vinyl

Key:

  • Rare: 1-5% of work shift
  • Occasional: 6-33% of work shift
  • Frequent: 34-66% of work shift
  • Constant: 67-100% of work shift

Environmental Exposures:

  • Indoors the majority of work shift, average temperature 70
  • Moving objects to avoid-moderate
  • Noise level-moderate
  • Slippery surface-slight
  • Air pollution-moderate

Vector Core Values:

Improve the Quality of People’s Lives

  • Decision making/problem solving
  • Technical minded, able to suggest process improvements and resolve problems
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and oral communication

    2nd Shift Production Associate

    Join our growing team in Fergus Falls

    • 2nd Shift 4:30pm - 4:30am M-TH (HIGH DEMAND hours ) + $1/hr shift differential for 2nd shift NOW HIRING 2nd SHIFT!
    • Overtime available * Opportunity for Advancement – promote within
    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Primary Objective of Position: 

    Performs manual labor along production line.  Operates and troubleshoots production line machinery and computers.  May perform minor repairs as necessary.

    Major Areas of Responsibility: 

    • Operate production line machinery including but not limited to: saws, punches, drills, and computers
    • Troubleshoot production line machinery
    • Perform equipment change-overs.
    • Responsible for quality control. Adjust as necessary to produce products within specifications. Reject production outside of specifications.
    • Operate within Vector Work Instructions (VWIs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
    • Clean and maintain work area
    • Other duties as assigned
    Full Job Description

    Primary Objective of Position: 

    Performs manual labor along production line.  Operates and troubleshoots production line machinery and computers.  May perform minor repairs as necessary.

    Major Areas of Responsibility: 

    • Operate production line machinery including but not limited to: saws, punches, drills and computers
    • Troubleshoot production line machinery
    • Perform equipment change-overs.
    • Responsible for quality control. Adjust as necessary to produce product within specifications. Reject production outside of specifications.
    • Operate within Vector Work Instructions (VWIs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
    • Clean and maintain work area
    • Other duties as assigned

    Additional Responsibilities Include:

    • Assist Team Lead in timely completion of schedule requirements
    • Provide on-the-job training to new employees

    Critical Physical Demands:

    • Work Shift 8-12 hours
    • Standing-Continuously
    • Walking-Occasionally, to and from work areas
    • Sitting-Rarely
    • 2 Hand Carry-Frequently, moving vinyl extrusions (up to 16ft long at < 10lbs, waist level) < 10ft
    • Floor to waist lift, occasionally lift vinyl extrusions
    • Horizontal lift-Occasionally, moving vinyl extrusions to/from various tooling tables height 44” and tooling machines height 38”
    • Waist to Crown Lift-Rarely, moving cut or to be recycled vinyl extrusions into storage containers < 5lbs
    • Controlled lower to ground-Rarely
    • R/L hand carry-Frequently, moving vinyl extrusions (up to 16ft long at < 10lbs waist level) < 10ft
    • Twist/Bend-Occasionally, moving vinyl extrusions to/from various tooling tables and tooling machines <5 lbs
    • Squat-Kneel/Crawl/Crouch-Rarely
    • Stair Climb-Frequently, using portable steps force < 10lbs to retrieve vinyl extrusions from storage receptacles 38”-50”
    • Push/pull-Occasionally, pulling vinyl extrusions from storage receptacles 16ft long < 2lbs pull force ,< 10lbs overall weight. Pushing wheeled storage carts with cut and tooled vinyl extrusions to appropriate window lines or temporary storage distance < 15fts, force required up to 50lbs force
    • Reach above shoulder-Frequently, reaching to pull out vinyl extrusions from storage receptacles 38”-50” < 2lbs pull force and putting longer pieces of vinyl into vertical storage cart opening at 38”
    • Repetitive foot movement-Occasionally, using foot controls of tooling machines
    • Manual dexterity-Frequently, using manual tools for bead application onto vinyl pieces and tooling vinyl

    Key:

    • Rare: 1-5% of work shift
    • Occasional: 6-33% of work shift
    • Frequent: 34-66% of work shift
    • Constant: 67-100% of work shift

    Environmental Exposures:

    • Indoors the majority of work shift, average temperature 70
    • Moving objects to avoid-moderate
    • Noise level-moderate
    • Slippery surface-slight
    • Air pollution-moderate

    Vector Core Values:

    Improve the Quality of People’s Lives

    • Decision making/problem solving
    • Technical minded, able to suggest process improvements and resolve problems
    • Able to work with minimal supervision
    • Excellent written and oral communication

      Interested In Multiple Positions?

      Vector Windows Benefits

      • Competitive Base Salary
      • Profit Sharing (10% of profits shared)
      • Performance Reviews (30, 90 days and yearly thereafter)
      • Perfect Attendance Bonus (Up to $1 more per hour every 2 weeks for showing up on-time)
      • Health & Supplemental Benefits (1st month after 60 days)
      • Retirement & Company Match (immediately eligible-100% match up to 2%, 50% up to next 4%)
      • Paid Vacation (after 90 days)
      • 10 Paid Holidays
      • Paid Volunteer Day in our community
      • Employee/Family Discounts on Vector Products
      • Employee Discounts at selected business
      • 2 Weeks of Military Pay for Active members
      • Referral Bonus

      • Advancement Opportunity – Promote from within
      • Training Opportunities (Internal and External) 
      • Yearly Performance Feedback

      • Safety + Paid Prescription Safety Glasses
      • Sense of Community
      • Collaboration
      • Work/Life Balance
      • Air Conditioned Plant
      • Ability to improve job through Lean Activities

       Vector we stay committed to our Core Values – Improving the Quality of People’s Lives
      • Do the Right Thing
      • Respect and Support Each Other
      • Aspire to Excellence
      • Honor Our Commitment  
      Other Components of the Vector Culture 
      • Quality
      • Communication
      • Customer Focus
      • Wellness (Bio-metrics/Fruit/CSA/Activities/Training)
      • Celebrations & Activities
      • New Hire Meet and Greets
      • All Employee Business Communication Meeting (Monthly)

       

      Conditions of Employment:

      Vector is committed to workforce diversity.  Post-Offer drug screen required.
      Operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protections and safety gloves.

      Vector Windows is a growing company located in the heart of lakes country. We offer a competitive pay and benefit package including profit sharing.
      Please send your resume to: jobs@vectorwindows.com or mail to 1020 International Drive, Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Attn: Human Resources or Apply Online Here.