Design Manager in Norcross, GA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    555 Guthridge Court Northwest
    Norcross, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 8 year(s)
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Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of a Design Manager, to join our Kawneer business in Norcross, GA.
Kawneer is the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. 
Under the direction of the Manger, New Product Development, the Design Manager will lead a team of Designers responsible for design, testing oversight and validation deliverables of new product development and product maintenance. This individual will also work with the other functional departments in the business to assure appropriate collaboration and execution takes place to meet major milestones and project fulfillment.
Key Responsibilities
  • Participate in Product Development including:
  • Review proposed product & technical briefs and associated concepts to determine feasibility of proposals.
  • Assist with timeliness and deliverables associated with new product development and product maintenance.
  • Lead design reviews.
  • Assist in POC, Design and Certification testing
  • Review/Check Engineering Changes
  • Train existing and new team members.  Conduct performance reviews.
  • Review material specifications, vendor data and qualification test results of vendor components
  • Prioritize and disposition of product maintenance requests
  • Deploy engineering documentation quality process
  • Provide technical support to development teams, PDM, Manufacturing and Sales teams


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Engineering
  • 8 years of experience in Engineering leadership position
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Product development experience in project or technical leadership roles
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects
  • Subject matter expert in Architectural Products field
  • Experience with CAD software.
  • Experience in the fenestration industry and fenestration product knowledge