Senior Mechanical Engineer – R&D

CommScope Inc.

Kessel-Lo – Belgium
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13 February 2023


In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.

Your technology career – reimagined here! Are you passionate about crafting industry-leading products and taking them from concepts through completion? If so, this may be an opportunity you are looking for!

Our Architectural Engineering department focuses on the research and development of strategic products in the field of fiber optics telecommunications and serves as a predevelopment stage for the rest of the R&D organization, with a focus on development projects in optical fiber management and sealing technologies.

We are hiring a Senior Mechanical Engineer at our Kessel Lo, Belgium site to generate new concepts and modular designs to enhance the possibilities within our fiber connectivity product portfolio.

This is a creative and complex role where product design, creative thinking and effective teamwork across multiple teams including manufacturing, suppliers, engineering and more will be key; as will solid technical engineering skills and a strong desire to learn and really get stuck in with hands on work in the labs to test out your ideas.
 How You’ll Help Us Connect The World
The role is key in developing mechanical appliances for fiber optic telecommunication products to support the high-speed networks of the future! You’ll learn and maintain a full overview of our product portfolio, always considering how your designs can re-use, incorporate or learn from existing product components, and thinking ahead to the next gen impact.

You’ll use your product design and development skills to bring new concepts to life, build and test solutions that address customer problems, are reliable, minimize costs, and are easy to manufacture.
 Required Qualifications for Consideration:

-Bachelors or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering/Product Development
-Knowledge of plastic molding gained through professional or academic experience
-English and Dutch language B2 or higher proficiency
-5+ years experience in product design, trials and getting hands on with prototype lab testing
-Basic knowledge/experience with engineering tools such as LEAN and/or 6-sigma
-Knowledge of statistical methods and analysis with 3+ years experience with statistical tolerance modeling, DOE and GD&T You Will Excite Us If You Have:

-Experience in 3D CAD modeling, especially Creo. You must be willing to learn Creo if you’re not already familiar
-Modular design experience
-Knowledge of fibre optic connectivity and understanding of telecommunications industry
-Experience in manufacturing and assembly processes, particularly those of plastic injection molded and metal stamped parts
-Excellent communications skills and ability to collaborate effectively across many teams and stakeholders

What happens after you apply?

Learn how to prepare yourself for the next steps in our hiring process by visiting careersmscope/how-we-hire
 Why CommScope:
CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. 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.

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what’s next….e connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please Apply to submit your request at # You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careersmscope/eeo


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