LG Electronics USA, Inc. R & D Manager in Clarksville, Tennessee

R & D Manager

Location Clarksville, Tennessee

Department (Org 2) DFZ-TN DFZ Manufacturing Common Dept.-92001

Job Requisition 20645



Job Function:


At LG we make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good” – from home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting. As a global leader, we strive for greatness in product leadership, market leadership and people leadership to realize our growth strategies.

Talk about a mantra. Life’s Good with LG!

We offer an environment that enables colleagues to demonstrate their capabilities, focus on their work and create value. At LG, you're encouraged to take a creative and individual approach to challenges with strong emphasis placed on performance and skill—and equal, merit-based opportunities across the board. We want our colleagues to grow with our global business. That's why we deliver sure rewards for exceptional performance and offer industry-leading benefits. Come join the team!

We are currently seeking a R & D Manager to join our dynamic team in Clarksville, TN as part of the Manufacturing R&D Team!

The R & D Manager is responsible for the development and manufacturing of washing machines to provide better value to its customers. The ideal candidate must be able to conduct research and development based on understanding of the appliance market. The R & D Managershould be able to share technical advice to the project team members to assist in identifying, reviewing and resolving problems from a customer perspective and to understand the flow of production, manufacturing and sales of the developed parts or products.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop products from concept through design, qualification, and production

  • Determine product goals and plan/manage resources accordingly to meet deadlines

  • Effective deployment and management of resources needed to achieve project goals

  • Use CAD models, 3-D Surface Models, and physical prototypes to show design intent and feasibility of concepts

  • Formulate and adhere to standards and procedures for Product Development


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / electronic / electrical engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with In-depth knowledge of Solidworks 3D / 2D CAD software

  • Minimum of 7 years of R&D experience in Home Appliances, preferably Washing Machine products Exposure to a variety of manufacturing processes and designing for manufacturability

  • Knowledge of dimensional and tolerance standards and experience in performing tolerance analysis of complex assemblies

LG Electronics, USA Inc.; LG Mobilecomm USA, Inc., LG Mobile Research USA LLC, and Zenith Electronics LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the Company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.