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Andrew Wireless Solutions

Andrew Wireless Solutions

Other Engineering
Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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

Join a team of outstanding engineers in our Shakopee, MN facility! This role requires onsite work five days a week. Local candidates will be given preference.

How You'll Help Us Connect the World:

As a member of our engineering team, this position will work with multi-functional teams across the globe to design and release new products and improve existing products used in enterprise, data center, AI, and carrier telecommunication markets. The primary focus will be to support new product development of optical fiber cable assemblies, fiber optic connectors and components, and fiber optic apparatus. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Project Team:

  • Participate in new product development and cost-reduction team efforts
  • Document product requirements based on industry standards and to support the release of new and modified products.
  • Build designs of new components and assemblies and support the optical and mechanical testing of our fiber optic products.
  • Work with manufacturing on process development and introduction of new products into manufacturing.
  • Perform data analysis, evaluation and failure analysis. Write test reports detailing the results of testing.
  • Review and approve product design and engineering change documentation for conformance to company, customer, agency and industry specifications and standards.
  • Generate a Record of Inventions for innovations and pursue intellectual property protection.
  • Create engineering BOMs, change orders, and product drawuing


  • Develop awareness of corporate, business unit and quality management system documentation.
  • Develop knowledge of fiber optic products, relevant industry standards for these products and technical principles.
  • Gather knowledge of the range of lab test equipment and engineering tools such as LEAN or 6-sigma, DMAIC or other improvement processes, DoE, FMEA and MSA
  • This position may travel to international locations and has growth potential per engineering technical ladder with six additional engineering titles each with increasing responsibilities.
  • Collaboration with current staff, which includes other engineers, technicians, and product managers in a team-oriented environment.

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

Required Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, physics, or a similar field
  • Experience with 3D modeling tools like CREO or SolidWorks
  • Understanding of design for manufacturing.
  • Live within commuting distance of our Shakopee, MN facility

You Will Excite Us If You Have:

  • Experience with design/test of fiber optic connectors, cable assemblies, or fiber apparatus used in Enterprise and Carrier markets per international and domestic standards (TIA-568, GR-326, GR-63, IEC 61753, etc).
  • Have IEEE 802.3 or TIA-568 optical system engineering experience
  • Have experience designing injection molded or screw-machined parts
  • Experience with Minitab, Ansys, Power BI, and/or geometric tolerancing
  • Solid interpersonal abilities, including excellent writing skills.
  • Skilled at planning and the ability to pay attention to details.
  • Ability to optimally work within a team-based environment.

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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, enabling 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 tomorrow's needs.

If you want to grow your career alongside forward-thinking, hardworking, 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


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