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Last Updated: 11/19/20

Job Description

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.

CommScope is hiring a Designer I in Shakopee MN

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Creates design concepts and solutions that solve customer problems
  • Models product components and assemblies in CAD software following company practice
  • Manages CAD file versions in the CAD database
  • Requests prototypes of new designs using relevant methods and suppliers
  • Collaborates with the lead Design Engineer to evaluate form, fit, and function of prototypes.
  • Documents designs in drawings and bills of materials per standards and specifications. May also add detailed dimensions to drawings
  • Collaborates with a Design Engineer to assure materials and designs are meeting relevant specifications
  • Collaborates with Manufacturing Process Development to assure components and assemblies are manufacturable
  • Collaborates with Field Application Engineering to assure that products are usable by the customer in an application setting
  • Initiates release of drawings and bills of materials into the MRP system


  • Develop awareness of corporate, business unit, and department quality management system documentation
  • Develop awareness of relevant industry standards for fiber optic products
  • Develop awareness of CAD software capabilities
  • Develop awareness of fiber optic products and applications
  • Develop awareness of design practices for the range of parts and assemblies
  • Develop awareness of manufacturing practices for the range of parts and assemblies
  • Participate in process improvement efforts and group training

Required Skills

  • Associate’s in related curriculum such as CAD with 0-2 years of experience
  • Experience with MCAD software and database management
  • Experience with prototyping and manufacturing methods
  • Familiarity Bill of Material structure
  • Familiarity with drawing and tolerance standards
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of CREO CAD software
  • Familiarity with ERP systems
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Knowledge of sheet metal or plastics design and manufacturing techniques
  • Experience with the product development process in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with fiber optic products

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.


Company Details

CommScope, Inc.

Hickory, North Carolina, United States