Product Test Lab Manager

  • 3773 State Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Associated Materials is the parent company for leading building product brands such as Alside, Gentek, Revere, Alpine and Preservation.  With a legacy of over 65 years in business, we create, develop, manufacture, extrude and distribute beautiful siding, windows and more throughout our network of North American company-owned distributors.  If you’re searching for a rewarding career, consider AMI!

Job Description

We’re searching for a Product Test Lab Manager. This could be a great opportunity for someone who’s been looking to “run their own lab”. We’re one of the world’s largest manufacturers of vinyl replacement windows for the residential remodeling and construction markets and product testing is really important to us.  

Key experience in your professional history:

  • You’ve conducted product reliability testing for both new product design programs and existing products
  • You’ve supervised test engineers and or technicians, or possibly managed a full reliability lab
  • You’re intimately familiar with APQP tool facilitation or collaboration (System, Design, and Process FMEA, DVP&R)
  • You’re equally at home setting up your own test equipment, leading training for an engineering team or giving a presentation to Product Marketing leadership

Things you’ll be doing (day-to-day):

  • Manage the daily operations of the reliability and testing lab
  • Provide on-time, high quality reporting of test results to established timelines
  • Lead, guide and direct engineers and technicians in the completion of individual and departmental goals and objectives
  • Operate and maintain reliability lab equipment within manufacturers’ specifications
  • Contribute to the Quality related stage-gate deliverables of the product development cycle through participation, facilitation, and/or communication with multiple launch sites
  • Support identification of test criteria, validation methods, and reliability initiatives to drive out waste and drive sustainable improvement. This may include design validation, benchmarking, and product quality evaluation

Key Relationships:

  • Quality, Production and Engineering staff
  • Shipping/Receiving staff
  • Plant Maintenance staff



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Reliability Engineering, or related disciplines
  • > 5 years of experience in testing and lab equipment maintenance/troubleshooting


  • This is a summary job posting and is not an “all inclusive” description of the roles and responsibilities of the AMI Corporate Quality Assurance and Reliability Manager position

Additional Information

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

Recruiters: Please note that Associated Materials, Alside and any of its affiliated companies does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers of recruiting service associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to AMI or any of its employees will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Human Resources Team have authority to engage or authorize recruiting services. Any questions regarding recruiting services of any kind must be sent to jobs at associatedmaterials dot com

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