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Title:  Product Development Engineer

Req ID:  72992

Kessel-Lo, Other, Belgium


CommScope’s boxes and fiber closures keep our customers connected. Join us and make sure our products always live up to our “Connect, Protect, Seal” principle!


Due to our continued growth and customer demand we’re hiring a Product Development Engineer in our R&D innovation hub at Leuven, Belgium.

Joining a phenomenal team of Product Development and Mechanical Engineering R&D professionals, this opportunity is an exciting and integral part of our Network Cable and Connectivity Engineering department. This role will develop products, handling all technical elements while maintaining performance and schedule, with a focus on development projects in optical fiber management and sealing technologies.


How You'll Help Us Connect The World

You’ll act as a technical product leader, understanding customer and business needs and transforming these into innovative concepts and designs - and ultimately into real products!

This is a highly technical role that will allow you to collaborate globally across our other R&D facilities and departments such as operations, product management and sales, with full accountability for your projects. The ideal candidate will be results driven and always looking to learn where our next opportunity to innovate might be. A great teammate, you’ll enjoy working closely with your fellow team members.


You’ll make an impact by

  • Creating feasibility models and prototypes to validate product concepts
  • Preparing engineering design reviews and FMEA’s on assigned projects
  • Understanding the product and competitor offerings and exploring new opportunities. Staying ahead of existing and new technologies, identifying intellectual property opportunities and initiating filing process
  • Interpreting regulatory guidelines and applying this to product requirements
  • Controlling project resources, costs and schedule and updating stakeholders on progress


Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, ideally within the last 5-7 years
  • 3+ years experience in product development
  • 3+ years experience in Project management / leading project teams for technical projects with understanding of methodologies and tools
  • Knowledge of plastics and metals processing techniques and design rules plus knowledge of relevant R&D engineering tools, from academic study or previous work
  • 3D CAD Creo proficiency and ability to visualize concepts / designs in 3D
  • B2 or above proficiency in English


You’ll excite us if you have

  • Mechanical design of sheet metal or molded engineering plastic parts using 3D CAD Creo.
  • Technical knowledge of fiber connectivity products and solutions
  • 6 sigma and LEAN development tools
  • Simulation tools (e.g. FEM tools)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to lead, motivate and get results
  • Hands-on problem-solving skills

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 groundbreaking 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 forward-thinking, 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 You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at



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