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Resin Materials Engineer

Req ID:  76296

Shakopee, Minnesota, United States

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

Our fast-growing Network Cable and Connectivity business unit is looking for a talented Materials Engineer specializing in the selection of resins for injection molded components to join our team.   In this exciting role, you will participate in a broad range of materials-focused activities, from resin specification, selection, and validation to new product development projects.  You will be expected to be in our Shakopee, MN, facility at least three days a week.


How You'll Help Us Connect the World:

  • Interact with product design engineers and product managers to develop material specifications based on product requirements.
  • Work closely with the manufacturing and purchasing organizations to execute material substitution, replacement and cost reduction projects.
  • Coordinate and supervise validation testing of materials for a variety of broadband network applications and operating environments.
  • Provide expert advice and consultation on material selection to product design engineers and sophisticated development teams.
  • Develop sophisticated materials solutions for broadband interconnect product designs.
  • Read, interpret and apply relevant industry standards and test methodologies.


Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • B.S. in Polymer Engineering or Materials Science
  • Three or more years of experience with selecting and qualifying resins for injected molded components.
  • Experience with polymer additive technology (antioxidants, stabilizers, pigments, dyes, etc.) for polyolefins, engineering polymers and other resin systems
  • Polymer melt processing experiences such as extrusion, injection molding or other molding processes
  • Experience leading all aspects of physical, mechanical, environmental, and chemical testing of polymers to meet industry and product requirements.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office


You Will Excite Us If You Have:


  • Masters or PhD
  • Independent, motivated, organized and resourceful with excellent communication and skills to work with maximum effectiveness within a team
  • Experience with elastomers
  • Industry contacts and knowledge of polymer resin manufacturing


This position is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsorship, and applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.





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 You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at 

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