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Product Development Specialist - Minnetonka, MN

Minnetonka, MN, US, 55345

APG Headquarters



Job ID:  153432


Anchor Wall Systems, a CRH company, is the leading developer and licensor of concrete wall and hardscape systems. Anchor Wall Systems works with manufacturer licensees in the United States and more than 20 other countries to provide Anchor’s hardscape solutions to the local landscape and retail customer. We hold more than 70 U.S. and international patents.


Job Summary


The Product Development Specialist will be responsible for Anchor Wall Systems Color Technology development and execution, with an additional focus on color material formulations and applications.  This position will also support licensed manufacturers in planning and executing production of Anchor Wall Systems products to meet Anchor Wall Systems specifications.


  • Support production of Anchor Wall Systems products and technologies
  • Knowledge of spray equipment and spray technologies
  • Support licensees in planning production runs, including consultation on mix designs and materials
  • Attend production runs, providing management and workers with manufacturing assistance and training
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency and quality improvements to ensure repeatability of successful production runs
  • Keep updated on color trends, influencers, and color combinations that could apply to new or existing products
  • Collaborate with business units to determine performance criteria for coatings and recommend other product improvement initiatives
  • Document procedures for work instructions and reports
  • Additional duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering is preferred or manufacturing related experience and/or training experience
  • 3+ years of related experience
  • Knowledge of concrete products is preferable
  • Up to 50% travel
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Anchor Wall Systems, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Aug 7, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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