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CommScope, Inc. Senior Engineer, Manufacturing in Shakopee, Minnesota

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.

Due to our continued growth and customer demand, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer located in Shakopee, MN or Richardson, TX.

As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer on the Global Manufacturing Engineering team you’re responsible for developing, deploying and maintaining world class manufacturing systems globally. This role will center on fiber optic cable assemblies, working with internal design engineers and suppliers to deliver new products to market. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer determines the parts, equipment, tools, and processes needed to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specifications.


  • Plan, manage, and implement manufacturing engineering projects and strategic initiatives

  • Represent the global manufacturing team supporting product development and process improvement projects.

  • Plan and design manufacturing processes for production facilities

  • Determine the parts, equipment, and tools needed to meet product specifications and achieve manufacturing goals

  • Improve quality and productivity by optimizing equipment layout, workflow, and assembly methods and distributing best practices to manufacturing sites globally

  • Train and mentor manufacturing engineers at manufacturing sites globally

  • Improve manufacturing capability in internal and external facilities through process improvement, including design for manufacturability (DFM) and lean manufacturing.

  • Contribute to development of staffing and capital plans for manufacturing processes and equipment.

  • Interacts with management, senior personnel and peers on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines.


  • Completed Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field such as Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering with at least 8 years' relevant experience, or a completed Master degree in a related field such as Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering with at least 5 years' relevant experience

  • 4 or more years experience with fiber optic cable assembly furcation, termination, polish, inspection, test, and qualification

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Experience with Six Sigma or Lean preferred

  • Project management experience

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.