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Title:  Staff Engineer, Global Mfg Engineering

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

 

Together we are manufacturing the future! We are looking for extraordinarily hardworking, forward-thinking, and driven people. If you would like to be part of a team dedicated to delivering industry-leading performance through outstanding talent and a culture of innovation and teamwork, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! 


CommScope is looking to add a Manufacturing Engineer to our team in Juárez, México.


As a member of our global manufacturing team, the engineer is focused on GME NCC. Work within the Global NPI organization to be a key team member on a cross functional development team responsible for 2 or more product launches per year. The role will be a key team member on a cross functional development team responsible for multiple product launches per year. High visibility position across top leadership within CommScope. Ability to work and grow technical skills in a team environment with efforts focused on releasing new products or transferring of products to a manufacturing location within the engineer’s site or region.


What you'll be a part of:
•    Opportunity to work on one of the highest visibility projects in the company that are part of our core strategic initiatives, where executive support abounds.
•    Access to a global team that has a direct impact on the design of all future NCC for CommScope. It is rare to get to start over with designing products, and even rarer to be a part of it from the beginning.
•    Opportunity to lead the Manufacturing Engineering team responsible for a product family and provide design guidance and manufacturing guidance from the beginning.
•    Opportunity to learn more about how products are used, the different products CommScope makes, different manufacturing techniques, different ways to run plants, and what future technologies could help us in manufacturing.
•    Opportunity to become more marketable for future advancement and growth by being a part of this team as exposure to high levels of the company is common.


How You'll Help Us Connect The World
Participate on a cross functional development team. Apply lean concepts, knowledge of existing manufacturing capability, design for manufacturing, and design for Six Sigma experience to guide the team to a robust design.
Review Make vs Buy for each new component requested by R&D. Ensure regional availability, working with NPI procurement, and ensure the standard component database is used by R&D to select appropriate fasteners.
Develop process steps, cycle times, costs, line balancing, operators needed per module assembly or groups of modules.
Analyze the grouping of modules made by the team to determine where the best division should be between pre-assembly and final assembly
Develop creative ideas for transportation and internal logistics of Kanban’s, materials, assemblies, process lines, material handling to enable <1min changeovers. Production layouts. Includes space requirements.
Define Kanban locations, bin levels, RM storage, WIP storage, FG storage. The expectation is minimal operator involvement, and visual/automatic Kanban refills
Define the process map with assembly times number of operators, line balancing, skills needed, assembly Mfg processes needed (e.g. welding) and other tools. 
Define and develop tool lists, and a creative way to keep up with them. Create support documentation and assist in the creation of work instructions to use the tools. This includes ideas on how to improve the cycle times using the tools, and improvement ideas on how to eliminate the tools using automation.
Develop the packaging strategy for modules and final assembly. End of line vs packaging station
Develop templates for CommScope to use on future modules/products.


Required Qualifications for Consideration
•    BA/BS degree in related area.
•    5-8 years experience in similar position.
•    Proven product knowledge and technical/innovation skills.
•    Effective problem solver which makes an impact to the bottom line.
•    Proven leadership skills that can effectively communicate across organization.
•    Proficient in communicating in English Language, both verbally and written.


You Will Excite Us if you Have
•    Deep understanding of Fiber products, manufacturing processes, and assembly processes
•    Gel filling machines (Rotary and Flex Gel) and TPE Gel Mixers
•    Experience with the NPI process and working with a cross functional, multi-cultural team.
•    Ability to form cohesive relationships across Global sites and leadership functions to find ways on “How we can make it happen” approach.
•    Self-motivated, results-oriented and ability to work with limited supervision as the supervisor over this role may be remote and based in another country.
•    Experience with streamlining supply chain for raw material and intra/inter-plant supply.
•    Experience using Lean manufacturing tools, DFM, LDSS, PFMEA with an eye for manufacturing simplicity.


Why Join 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.
 

 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…..come 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 contact us to submit your request at talentacquisition@commscope.com. You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careers.commscope.com/eeo

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