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.

Current Opportunities

Truck Driver

Position/Title: Truck Driver
Department: Shipping
Type of Position: Full-Time
$20 to $30/hr, depending on experience. (Overtime available.)

Primary Objective of Position: 

The Truck Driver is responsible for delivering windows & doors to our customer base in the upper Midwest. Get to know & build relationships with our customers on a regular delivery route. Hours may vary, but drivers are home most nights of the week, without weekend deliveries.

Full Job Description

Primary Objective of Position: 

The Truck Driver is responsible for delivering windows & doors to our customer base in the upper Midwest. Get to know & build relationships with our customers on a regular delivery route. Hours may vary, but drivers are home most nights of the week, without weekend deliveries.

Major Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Delivery windows & doors to our customer base in the upper Midwest.
  • Follow route schedules with adjustments as need to meet customer requests
  • Provide excellent customer service when answering customers’ questions regarding estimated time of arrival, location, etc.
  • Verify the truck load to ensure its conformance with shipping documents.
  • Check truck's equipment and supplies to ensure road worthiness.
  • Communicate with Dispatch Supervisor to receive delivery/pickup instructions.
  • Unload product while maintaining the trip's delivery schedule.
  • Activate delivery verification scanners at point of delivery to record product receipt and signature.
  • Maintain all DOT and Vector Windows documentation requirements

Education & Experience:

  • Valid Class A driver's license (CDL)
  • Previous truck driving experience
  • Physically able to load and unload trailers
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Meet all DOT requirements.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision

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.

Vector Core Values:

Improve the Quality of People’s Lives

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Respect & Support Each Other
  • Aspire to Excellence
  • Honor Our Commitments
Conditions of Employment: Vector is committed to workforce diversity.  You must have a strong passion and drive to develop the people around you to perform at their peak potential. You must be loyal, conscientious and possess a strong desire to succeed and constantly improve.

 

Demand Planner

Type of Position: Salaried
Salary Range: $65,000 to $80,000 annually, depending on experience.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Demand Planner is an exciting opportunity to develop the demand planning function within Vector Windows and Doors. To succeed in this role, you should be professional, highly-analytical, and possess excellent communication skills. The successful candidate should also have knowledge of statistical methods, forecasting methodologies and production scheduling. The candidate needs to be comfortable with ambiguity and be able to problem solve and develop processes that aid in creating meaningful and always improving demand plans.

Full Job Description

Demand Planner

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Demand Planner is an exciting opportunity to develop the demand planning function within Vector Windows and Doors. To succeed in this role, you should be professional, highly-analytical, and possess excellent communication skills. The successful candidate should also have knowledge of statistical methods, forecasting methodologies and production scheduling. The candidate needs to be comfortable with ambiguity and be able to problem solve and develop processes that aid in creating meaningful and always improving demand plans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation (SKU/line level and above) for multiple time horizons as part of the demand planning function.
  • Review historical sales/usage trends, research demand drivers including upcoming projects and seasonality to prepare forecast data and evaluate forecast results.
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities with the sales team to refine the forecast model to reflect updated sale and usage assumptions.
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with the sales team and production manager to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
  • Create, maintain, and report on the forecasts & demand plans.
  • Collaborate with Purchasing on understanding supply lead times to ensure forecasts on these components have the necessary forecasts applied.
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Product Manager on changes to Bills of Materials or new items to understand impacts to demand.
  • Collaborate with Project Planners on discrepancies in forecasts versus actual usage to apply to forecasts going forward.
  • Supervise and train production scheduler(s).
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Accountabilities;

  • Production Schedule optimization.
  • Raw material optimization and waste reduction.
  • Order fill, Lead time and On Time Delivery.
  • Accurate planning to forecast while managing to demand.
  • Planning to production capacities.
  • Analyzing actual demand, trends, and discrepancies from forecast.
  • Working within and demonstrating Vector’s core values at all times.
  • Other tasks or responsibilities that may directed by the VP of Operations & Supply Chain.

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years production scheduling experience.
  • 2-5 years labor and material coordination.
  • 2-5 years forecasting experience
  • Proven raw material optimization in a scheduling process.
  • Able to adjust in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to analyze data and adjust to output levels.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Fit and Support Vector core Values.

This position reports to the Vice President of the supply chain.

 

Vector Windows Benefits

  • Competitive Wages - $18.00/hr Starting Wage and $1.00/hr Shift Differential
  • Profit Sharing (% of profits shared-cash bonus)
  • Paid Volunteer Day in our community (8 hours)

Health & Supplemental Benefits
(start 1st month after 60 days)

  • Medical – HealthPartners HSA Plan – 2 Plans offered
  • Company Contributes $60/$75/$100 per Month in HSA
  • FSA and Dependent Daycare available
  • Dental – HealthPartners (Children 100% covered 12 and younger)
  • Vision – Guardian (Glasses/or Contacts)
  •  Life Insurance – Guardian (EE=$50,00-company paid) -Additional life available
  • Short-Term Disability (STD) – Guardian (60% of wages up to 6 weeks)
  •  Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  •  Well-Being Program – Additional $450 in HSA – Wellness Survey/Medical Exam/Dental Exam
  • Aflac – Pre/Post tax options

Other Benefits
(start after 90 days)

  • Employee/Family Discounts on Vector Products
  • Employee Discounts at selected businesses (Stenerson/Boot Barn/Verizon)
  • Referral Bonus ($250 after 90 days/$500 after 6 months/$1000 after referral worked 1 year)
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Uniform Rentals
  • Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement $148 every 2 years

Additional Benefits

  • Performance Review – 30 days, 90 days, and yearly thereafter
  • Activities – Treats/Gifts/Contests/Potlucks/Parties
  • LSS – Financial Services
  • SmartDollar – Free Financial Tool Subscription
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Gift Matching Program

Retirement Benefits
(Start Immediately)

  • 401(k) – Vanguard (100% match up to 2% and 50% up to next 4%)
  • Auto enroll at 6%, Increase 1% yearly 6%-10%

After 90 Days

  • 2 weeks Paid Vacation (May vary depending on start date)
  • 8 Paid Holidays (New Years/Memorial/Independence/Labor/Black Friday (days)/Thanksgiving/Christmas Eve/Christmas)
  • 2 Paid Floating Holidays
  • 2 Weeks of Military Pay for Active members
  • Safety + Paid Prescription Safety Glasses
  • Sense of Community
  • Collaboration
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Air Conditioned Plant
  • Ability to improve job through Lean Activities
  • Advancement Opportunity – Promote from within
  • Training Opportunities (Internal and External) 
  • Yearly Performance Feedback

 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.