Job Name:
RDI Ongoing Product Development (OPD) Engineer | Locust Grove, GA

General information

Location: Locust Grove, GA
Renewal by Andersen
Posting City: Locust Grove, GA
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Job Category:
Engineering, Research and Development
Posting City:
Locust Grove

Description & Requirements


Renewal by Andersen is a pioneer in the window and door industry, and innovation is a huge part of who we are. Renewal by Andersen Signature Service combines the perfect combination of the best people in the industry, a superior process, and an exclusive product. As such, we take great care in building a team of skilled, passionate Difference Makers, caring for our team members’ personal and professional growth, and celebrating our differences.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace where all people feel respected, valued, and driven to realize their full potential. We always have opportunities for our team members to give back to the causes they’re most passionate about, and as an Energy Star Partner of the Year for many years, Renewal by Andersen is committed to environmental health and sustainability. If you want to be a Difference Maker, Renewal by Andersen is the place for you.


Join a team that innovates, develops and executes product design initiatives within RD&I On-Going Product Development at Renewal by Andersen. 

You will be integral in creating industry-leading high-performing durable product solutions.  You will be involved in every aspect of the product design life cycle; from the front end of business development through product end of life. The individual in this role is expected to bring mechanical engineering knowledge and best practices to the development and improvement of products that meet or exceed our customer’s expectations for function, performance, and durability. 

The individual in this role is expected to work in a highly collaborative cross-functional environment.


  • Developing innovative customer-focused design concepts and solutions
  • Delivering mechanical designs, developed using engineering principles, in a variety of material technologies including: composites, glass, metals, and plastics
  • Create Technical Documentation and Presentations
  • Manage Engineering Change Orders
  • Drive Product Quality Improvements
  • Drive Cost Reduction Initiatives
  • Support Production and Certification

Travel Expectations: Extensive travel will be required to our Corporate office in MN until the Locust Grove, GA plant officially opens in 2025



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree
  • 2 to 5 years of related mechanical design experience
  • Experienced with 3D CAD modeling package
  • Demonstrated ability to design experimentation, analyze results and draw conclusions
  • Strong people skills, able to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Quick learner with high level of ambition and drive


  • Demonstrated use of FEA
  • Demonstrated use of dimensional tolerance analysis


“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

Benefits include, and are not limited to: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance  
  • Health Savings Account contributions  
  • Paid holidays plus PTO  
  • 401(k) plan & contributions  
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities  
  • Charity contributions 
  • Nationwide career opportunities 

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 

In 2024, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.   

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting City:
Locust Grove, GA