Cornerstone Building Brands

Corporate Strategy Associate

Houston, TX - Full-time

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Cornerstone Building Brands | Référence de l'employeur: REF7406L

Corporate Strategy Associate


Houston, TX, US

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About Us

Cornerstone Building Brands is a premier exterior building solutions provider serving both the residential and commercial markets across North America. The building products we manufacture are the cornerstone of the communities where people live, work and play -from homes to hospitals, grade schools to grocery stores, manufacturing facilities to municipal buildings and beyond.

Through the core values and consistent behaviors and mindsets embraced by our employees, we have built a culture dedicated to understanding our customers' needs and what matters most to their success. We know that it's our people that make the difference and we are deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized, providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members.

Job description

The Strategy & Business Development team at Cornerstone Building Brands is looking to add a talented candidate who demonstrates the ability to bring creative thinking and problem-solving skills to complex issues. 

Job Description

The Strategy Associate is responsible for providing support to the corporate strategy team by identifying, evaluating, and monitoring new opportunities that strategically optimize or grow the business. The role includes framing, analyzing internal and external sources of information, building and/or vetting financial models, and translating that information into actionable and sound business decisions. This individual contributor role is a true value-add partner and considered the business liaison, data translator, project manager. This position reports to the Vice President, Corporate Strategy.

This presents a unique opportunity to join a market leader pursuing a growth strategy and to be part of a team at the center of developing and executing on that pivot. 

Our team’s success is driven by:

  • Diversity of thought combined with collaboration
  • Asking the questions others are not
  • Sifting through the noise to identify and focus on what matters
  • Being decisive using the best information we have, then continuing to drive deeper understanding
  • Clear, persuasive communication
  • Guiding others to successful outcomes in their businesses

Role Responsibilities

  • Help manage strategic planning end-to-end: situation analysis, strategy setting, response planning, financial modeling and initiatives tracking and monitoring.
  • Support development and execution of key strategic initiatives. This includes: scoping and framing issues, analyzing data, developing solutions, designing pilots, planning and supporting execution.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal customers to identify emerging needs and business challenges.
  • Analyze business problems and root causes, then provide strategic recommendations and document next steps.
  • Work collaboratively and bring strategic alignment between cross-functional leaders to prepare their plans and strategic initiatives.
  • Lead and/or vet construction of analytical models in support of both current and new strategic initiatives.
  • Support preparation for periodic status and ad hoc reports for CEO, leadership team, and Board of Directors.
  • Set up the right execution cadence and drive critical touchpoint.
  • Contribute to the documentation of internal knowledge

Position is hybrid, based in Houston, TX


  • 1-3 years of experience in a management consulting or corporate strategy role.
  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA could be a plus
  • Strong customer focus and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadline constraints
  • Strong analytical and influencing skills with excellent attention to detail and problem-solving capabilities
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and adapting to changing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both written and oral, with a proven ability to present information clearly, succinctly, and effectively

Required Behaviors

  • Organizational skills
  • Comfort in unstructured environment
  • Ability to identify & prioritize competing priorities
  • Proactive problems solving
  • Advanced analytical skills

Additional information

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week.**Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. You can also view Your Right to Work Poster here along with This Organizations Participation in E-Verify Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please contact Human Resources at 281-897-7788 or This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

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