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Title:  Hardware Project Manager

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.


As a Hardware Project Manager in our Chelmsford, MA office you will be supporting our hardware team.  Responsibilities include:

Create and Track Hardware Schedules:

  • Create schedules across Digital, RF, Mechanical, Regulatory, and Diagnostics functions, including HW resources in Buchdorf, Richardson, and Shakopee.
  • Work with Program Manager, Software, and PL team on critical milestones and dependencies

Manage Prototype Material and Builds:

  • Work with Operations in Chelmsford, MA, Forest, VA and Suzhou, China to buy material, coordinate build plans for prototypes and New Product Introduction, NPI.
  • Create demand spreadsheet for all Hardware Engineering prototype needs and track build schedules.

Regulatory & Design Verification Testing Logistics:

  • Work with Engineering & Reliability teams to select suppliers, gather quotes, and summarize quotation data for submittal to CAP committee.
  • Work with other CommScope facilities to coordinate tests, prepare technical files, etc.
  • Schedule lab time, prepare material, and provide required documentation to support testing.

SAP Administration

  • Create Material ID’s, MID’s.
  • Create Documents Info Records, DIR’s.
  • Create Upper level (not board) Bill of Material Creation.
  • Create and Coordinate Engineering Change Notices.  Facilitate transfer of BOMs to factory and Contract Manufactures.

Hardware Process Administration:

  • Work with Hardware management team to update process as needed.
  • Ensure design engineers are up to speed on the process and assist engineers as needed.


Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • 5 or more years’ experience in a project or program manager role in a product development organization
  • Advanced PC skills using Microsoft Office products and MS Project
  • Experience with SAP
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, lead and organize cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to effectively win the support of the technical team through capabilities, insights, and personal competence in a highly matrixed multi-cultural organization.
  • Strong attention to detail, and the proven ability to take initiative, make independent decisions, exercise sound judgment and develop creative solutions.
  • Competent in managing competing priorities, negotiating with various levels within an organization, and providing customer service.


Preferred Skills

  • Experience with antenna RF or Mechanical design and process  
  • Engineering degree
  • PMP accreditation of certification in technical project management is a plus.




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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