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Mechanical Designer

Shakopee - Minnesota

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Overview

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.

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Success Profile

What makes for a successful Engineer at CommScope? Check out the traits below to see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Results-Driven
  • Collaborative
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Team Player
  • Problem-Solver

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Why We Work Here

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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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

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Career Journey

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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Comprehensive Benefits

  • Healthcare

  • Well Being

  • Retirement Plans

  • Life & Disability

  • Vacation & Leave

Specific benefits vary from country to country.

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Responsibilities

Job ID 61051-en_US

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

Are you enthusiastic about creating designs for industry leading products and taking them from concepts through completion? If so, this may be an opportunity you are looking for!

CommScope is hiring a Mechanical Designer II in Shakopee, Minnesota

How You'll Help us Connect The World:
As a Mechanical Designer II on the Building Connectivity Infrastructure R&D engineering team, you will be instrumental in developing mechanical apparatus for fiber optic and copper telecommunication products to support high-speed networks of the future. The role involves utilizing design skills to create solutions that solve customer problems, minimize costs, are reliable, and easy to manufacture.

More specifically, daily activities may include the following:

  • Modeling product components and assemblies in CREO software, following company practices, and managing CAD file versions in the SAP database
  • Coordinating requests for prototypes of new designs using relevant methods and suppliers
  • Collaborating with the lead engineer to evaluate form, fit and function of prototypes, and to assure materials and designs are meeting relevant specifications
  • Documenting designs in drawings and bills of materials, per standards and specifications, and initiate release of these into MRP system.
  • Collaborating with Manufacturing Process Development to assure components and assemblies are manufacturable.
  • Collaborating with Field Application Engineering to assure that products are usable by the customer in an application setting.
  • Participation in process improvement efforts and group training

Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years experience
  • Strong CREO experience
  • Ability to perform tolerance analysis and apply geometric tolerancing
  • Understanding principles of design for manufacturing

You Will Excite Us If You Have:
Knowledge of materials, injection molding, stamping dies, plating, and sheet metal fabrication process. Experience with FEA (ANSYS, Pro/Mechanical) and related analytical tools. Experience with design of fiber optic and/or Ethernet products used in Enterprise and Carrier markets per international and Domestic standards (ISO, IEC, TIA 568, Telcordia, IEEE).

What happens after you apply?
Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting https://careers.commscope.com/how-we-hire

Why CommScope?
CommScope is pushing the boundaries of communications technology. For more than 40 years, we’ve been leaders in innovating 5G, private networks and Gigabit speeds everywhere – we're always anticipating what’s next. Developments such as the Internet of Things, seamless connectivity, Cloud and 5G introduce new requirements and demand creative thinking. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including people with disabilities and veterans. To learn more visit careers.commscope.com/eeo

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

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