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Titel:  Mechanical Engineer (R&D)

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As a mechanical engineer in the CommScope Architectural Engineering department, you will be working in a multidisciplinary team of optical, mechanical, and material experts. The Architecture Engineering department focusses 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. You will be contributing to development projects in the area of optical fiber management and sealing technologies. Your home base will be in Kessel-Lo (Belgium).


Responsibilities in this role include:

  • MS degree in mechanical engineering or product development
  • Basic knowledge/experience with engineering tools such as LEAN and/or 6-sigma
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD modeling, Creo is a must
  • A good working knowledge of FEA and analytical modeling
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing and assembly processes, particularly those of plastic injection molded and metal stamped parts is a benefit
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and analysis; experience with statistical tolerance modeling, DOE and GD&T
  • Ability to identify, break down and solve a variety of difficult technical problems
  • Disciplined and well-organized in documentation (plans, requirements, drawings and design reviews)
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to deliver creative, out-of-the box concepts and designs

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.