Technology Development Engineer, Automotive
Novelis 70 reviews - Kennesaw, GA

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Company Description

Novelis is the world leader in aluminum rolling, producing an estimated 19 percent of the world's flat-rolled aluminum products. We are the No. 1 rolled products producer in Europe and South America, and the No. 2 producer in both North America and Asia.

Novelis is also the world leader in the recycling of used aluminum beverage cans. Annually, we recycle around 40 billion used beverage cans - enough to circle the earth more than 100 times.

Novelis is globally positioned, operating in 11 countries with approximately 11,600 employees. The company reported revenue of $11.1 billion in its 2012 fiscal year.


The Technology Development Engineer is responsible for managing R&D and engineering projects serving as the single point of accountability for the customers’ and Novelis’s commercial, engineering and manufacturing facilities. He or she will build strong teams with the appropriate expertise for the projects under her/his management. The projects will primarily consist of new product and process development through the point where the plant-based development organization takes the responsibility for launch readiness. Product and plant qualification may or may not be within the accountability of this role depending on the specific s of the project. This role must be up to date with developing trends in automotive design and manufacturing technology, and communicate back to Novelis product and manufacturing teams the latest customer needs. This role will also be responsible for internal R&D projects to extend Novelis’s technology leadership.

Engineering project management and coordination for leading projects to completion on schedule, scope and cost. Proficiency in planning and communication throughout a wide range of stakeholders throughout the customers’ and Novelis’s organizations is required.

Disciplined methods and skill for problem solving that involves a diverse set of experts that may or may not be in the domain expertise of the incumbent.

In depth knowledge of Novelis’s development and production capabilities and product portfolio for automotive sheet products. It is expected that the incumbent will acquire or refine this knowledge through on-the-job experience and collaboration throughout the automotive organization and our customers. It is also expected that the incumbent will acquire a deep understanding of customers’ design and manufacturing methods for components and vehicles.


Project management proficiency must be demonstrated

A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.

Project Management Professional (PMP) and 6-Sigma Black Belt certifications are preferred

BS in Mechanical or Metallurgical Engineering, Masters Degree or PhD preferred. Other engineering or science degrees combined with work experience may be considered.

Automotive experience program management and technical development related to metallic materials or components is preferred.


Research and Development

Primary Location

US-Georgia-1950 Vaughn Road Kennesaw, Georgia 30144



About this company
70 reviews
Novelis Inc. (Novelis) is an aluminum rolled products producer. The Company produces aluminum sheet and light gauge products for end use...