Industry: Construction & Trades – Architecture & Planning

Job Category: Manufacturing – Product Development
Organization Description
Norcross is only 25 minutes from the heart of Atlanta, yet is quietly tucked away providing the perfect weekend escape. Tree-lined sidewalks invite leisurely strolls past historic homes, spacious parks play backdrop to concerts and festivals, and a revitalized downtown has refashioned century-old buildings into vibrant arts, eclectic shopping and incredible restaurants.
Employer Description
Our company, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, the company helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for the company and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.
We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders.
At our company, we:
Act With Integrity.
We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability.
Safeguard our Future.
We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.
Grow Stronger Together.
We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.
Earn Customer Loyalty.
We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.
Drive Operational Excellence.
We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.
Create Value.
We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders.
Our company reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). The company is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.
United States Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
the company affirms its policy to operate without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age.
Job Description
Our company is currently in search of a Product Designer II to join our Kawneer business in Norcross, GA.
At our company, we are looking for people who share our values of integrity, inclusion, and diversity, and who demonstrate agility, results commitment, and the capability to grow themselves and others. In return, we offer the opportunity to Grow Together with ongoing opportunities for professional growth provided by a constantly changing environment, working alongside employees who value the people they work with just as much as the work they do.
This position is responsible for all design aspects of new fenestration products which includes redesign and enhancements to existing products.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Key member of new product development team.
Lead design efforts in the development and enhancement of fenestration systems.
Collaborate with other Product Designers in their assigned projects.
Develop conceptual designs, prototypes, and final product engineering documentation.
Author Technical Brief based on Product Definition to assure compliance to project definitions.
Create all aspects of engineering support documentation.
Collaborate in the development of technical literature documentation.
Excellent Verbal Communication Skills (Need to be able to communicate with all levels of the organization).
Create and generate engineering change orders.
Collaborate with product manufacturing, procurement, and outside suppliers.
Participate and oversee test unit installation and product testing (Hands on which could include but not limited to kneeling, squatting, reaching over head, pushing, pulling, and lifting to 40lbs and using a ladder).
Expected overnight travel requirement 25 to 30%. (This could be for several weeks).
Collaborate with product manufacturing and institute Design for Manufacturing (DFM) principles.
Work in close relationship with Drafters in the Development of Engineering Documents.
Work with technical authors in the development of technical literature such as Installation Instructions and other customer facing documentation.
Essential Knowledge & Skills
Competency in CAD Parametric modeling.
Experience creating new products based on market needs, systems design, and manufacturing processes.
Ability to work on projects with several unknown elements.
Ability to work with in all aspects of conceptual design.
Capacity to analyze and develop solutions of technical problems.
Ability to define design effort of project management activities.
Ability to communicate development targets/objectives with other project stakeholders.
Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with other design professionals.
Knowledge of fenestration industry codes and standards.
Ability to help develop new and improve existing engineering standards, work instructions and department procedures.
Proven design creativity record within fenestration products or systems.
Proficient knowledge of structural and thermal analysis of fenestration products
Basic Qualifications:
Associate degree or 2 Year Technical Degree in Drafting Technology, Engineering Technology from an accredited institution.
Must have excellent knowledge of 2D/3D modeling and AutoCAD, Inventor, Solidworks, or other 3D Modeling software
4 years of experience in product design experience in the Fenestration Industry (windows, doors, curtain wall, storefront).
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Drafting Technology, Engineering Technology from an accredited institution.
Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Norcross
State: Georgia

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