Engineer II, Process
Brno - Czechia
Transforming the wireless industry is dependent on the strength of innovation. At CommScope, we recognize the role of technology in redefining the way that we live; it's why we're not afraid to take on new challenges. Our team of engineers, whether early in career or experienced, are committed to showcasing the power of CommScope innovation. From opportunities in software, electrical, quality or mechanical - we have positions that support our end to end technology. So what's it like to work with us? Find out how you can use your engineering skills to make your mark on the world.
- Full Time
- Level: Experienced
- Travel: Yes (occassional)
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- Team Player
Why We Work Here
"I love working for CommScope because of the amazing opportunies for growth and development in the video (cable) marketplace, particularly as a female engineer. I am on the front lines of new endeavors for CommScope in the cable marketplace allowing me to advance my knowledge and expertise while still pursuing other opportunities."Christin Principal Technical Support Engineer
"I am excited to come to work because innovating is the core of what I do. Working towards next generation products in advanced technology and CommScope's ecosystem. Each day we are problem solving and it keeps me going."Jala Staff Support Engineer
"My background is in Physics. I love everything telecommunications. So for my job to be at the forefront of it and now have the opportunity to collectively solve wireless, wired, massive, private, and business telecommunication problems and develop new telecommunication technology in the process is an offer I could not pass."Norbert Software Engineer
"My job is rewarding to know that my work helps make other people's jobs easier and creates high quality products for our customers."Paige Manufacturing Automation Engineer II
"The best part of working at CommScope is the people that I work with; this is a place that all work together on the same goal to succeed."Troy Principal Test Engineer
CommScope offers many career paths to support your immediate and future success. Below is an example of the first few progressions you could have in your Engineering career.
Engineer leads to Engineer II.
Engineer II leads to Staff Engineer.
Staff Engineer leads to Senior Staff Engineer.
Senior Staff Engineer leads to Principal Engineer.
Principal Engineer ends this branch.
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Is responsible for technical support and expertise of defined production area, for production optimization leading to cost reduction, for efficiency improvement, quality improvement, and all defined key production indicators improvement.
1. Equipment and asset management
- Design and improvement
Design and continuous improvement of the machinery and the means of production in order to ensure an optimum machine park (safety, quality, delivery, cost, inventory).
- Development of knowledge within the dedicated field and determination as to whether this knowledge can be used in practice.
- Elaboration of a business case for the purchase of new machines or new means of production and justification of the same vis-a-vis senior management (contacting suppliers, determining the required budget, negotiating maintenance contracts, etc.).
- Introduction of new changes or new systems (coordination, budget, training, debugging, implantation, maintenance needs, machine dossiers, etc.).
- Automation and/or simplification of the production process.
- Life cycle management
Documenting of the machinery and the means of production in order to ensure that the maintenance engineering department has the correct information at all times.
- Management of the machine dossiers and workstation dossiers (structure of the machine, wiring diagram, stock list, etc.).
- Drawing-up of the operational instructions.
- Drawing-up of the maintenance provisions.
- Drawing-up of the preventive maintenance plan both internally and for suppliers.
- Asset management: identification, location and monitoring.
- Problem solving
Resolution of problems with the machines and the means of production in order to reduce to a minimum disruptions in the flow and thus also the cost of poor quality.
- Support and facilitation of working groups around specific problems
2. New product introduction support
- Extended member of NPI core team
3. Change management support
- Product configuration and customization
Composition or 'customization' of a given product on the basis of existing 'building blocks' in order to create clear and definitive specifications for operators and suppliers.Representation of operations and active participation in the project core team.
- On the basis of information and product knowledge gathered, translating a request from product management into a customer-specific product configuration (BOM, material master, routing).
- Creation and maintenance of specifications for increasing the legibility and simplification of maintenance.
- Gathering of the necessary knowledge of the product portfolio.
- Product data
Creation and updating of the product information and master data in the systems in order to ensure that operations have the right product data at all times.
- Drawing-up of BOMs (bills of materials), entry in the systems (PLM and SAP) and making adjustments in the event of changes; also, making the necessary adjustments for references to find numbers, collective orders and packaging levels.
- Per finished product, defining the routing, entering in SAP and making adjustments in the event of changes; also, ensuring that assembly drawings are entered, references are present, as well as references for tools and quality documents.
- System improvement
Formulation of proposals for changes to the functionality of the systems in order to make the systems more efficient and simpler.Definition and verification of the 'capability' of the production process, validation of the process steps according to lead time, capacity, cost, quality, etc.
- Formulation of proposals to increase the accuracy of the data in the system and to prevent errors in data entry.
- Improvement in systems and reports that simplify the maintenance of the data.
- Improvement in manuals and standard work.
- Elimination of routine tasks through harmonization programs, batch jobs, etc.
Formulation (and communication to Product management) of proposals for the rationalization of the components and the finished products in order to reduce complexity, to obtain economies of scale and to reduce internal costs. Organization of formal transfer of the project activities to the process owners.
- Formulation of simplification proposals in the case of similar components or non-standard components.
- Formulation of proposals to product management in order to reduce the product range.
- Reduction to a minimum of the number of semi-finished products.
4. Production system and lean manufacturing
- Production process
Developing and improving the production processes (technical and organizational) in order to ensure a smooth flow on the shopfloor (taking into account manufacturability, technical capability, cost control, safety, ergonomics, etc.).
- Definition and monitoring of the working method and line balancing according to a time and method study.
- Creation of the value stream map and/or process map.
- Definition of work centres, tools and routing operations.
- Definition and maintenance of standard work.
- Management of standards (labour, machines and materials) and improvement of the working methods.
- Simplification of the logistical flow, reduction to a minimum of transactions, simplification of the systems on the shopfloor.
- On the basis of capacity analyses, ensuring the necessary capacity to comply with the customer demand.
- Follow-up and anticipation of technological developments in the field.
- In- and out-sourcing of products.
- Analysis of labour and material variations.
- Workplace organization
Organization of the workplace to ensure a smooth flow on the shopfloor (taking into account manufacturability, technical capability, cost control, safety, ergonomics, etc.).
- Design, implementation and adaptation of layout and workstations in the event of changes.
- Delineation of the designed layout and workstations and coordination of implementation.
- Setting-up of kanban systems (so that components can be efficiently transferred).
- Definition of safety risks, waste and the current level of the workplace (lean assessment).
- Training and support of operators so that ownership is increased.
- Lean manufacturing
Reduction to a minimum of lead time and waste in order to optimize the total process.
- Application of the methodologies of Simply Commscope (QCO, 5S+1, TPM, OEE, visual factory, etc.).
- Monitoring of processes on the basis of audit systems.
- Reduction to a minimum of the number of steps in the value stream processes and removal of obstacles in the value stream.
- Requesting feedback from the workers.
- Organization and provision of training on the shopfloor.
- Acting as contact point within the value stream team for operators (justification of decisions, motivation of operators, etc.).
- Offering support to the operators in the event of problems.
- Follow-up of the implementation of new processes or new products.
- Coordination between the shifts to ensure a uniform methodology.
Requirements: Education, Knowledge and Skills
- University education focused on industrial engineering, production processes or similar and/or relevant work experience
- Effective at working in team situations, promotes teamwork and supports actions developed by other team members
- Direct and concise. Keeps people informed. Listens effectively to others.
- Originates action. Finds ways to get things done.
- Promotes continuous improvement. Effectively utilizes data.
- Responds well to internal and external customer needs.
- Maintains the technical knowledge required to successfully achieve major accountabilities.
- Demonstrates the ability to analyze complex problems, systematically identify causes and provide recommendations for solutions.
- Shows willingness to take risks; calculates benefits and consequences.
- Is able to communicate in English on professional level
- Continual self-education in respective technologies
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