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Product Development Engineer

  • Lexmark
  • Lexington, SC
  • Full Time

About Prysmian Group

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video, and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.

We are almost 29,000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us.

Team Overview and Job Responsibilities

Perform Design and Process Engineering tasks and manage New Product Development (Outside Plan or OSP) and DTC Cost Reduction projects to completion. Tasks include creation of detailed product designs using theoretical calculations, material selections (with Materials Technology Group), cost estimates working with design engineering team, definition of process setups/equipment, manufacturing of prototypes in Lexington, formulation of Qualification plans, interpretation of test results, and creation/presentation of Design and Qualification Reviews, implementation of new product/design in production.

Who are we looking for?

  • Responsible for the development, qualification and implementation of new/improved products and cost reduction projects as defined in the Telecom Product Roadmap and DTC Programs.
  • Provide Application Engineering support for New Product Development, including development and refinement of the tools and accessories associated with optical fiber cables.
  • Modification/creation of Product Design Documents and Process Setups necessary to manufacture new products in production. Provide additional information to design engineering Team to create cable design analysis for new designs.
  • Participate in day-to-day resolution of product performance / applications questions (Marketing & Quality) and Quality Notifications (Operations).
  • Provide analysis of competitors’ products (with the Materials Technology Group).
  • Write and present papers to Industry forums such as IWCS.
  • Submit Invention Disclosures for innovative solutions.
  • Ensure all product meets requirements as defined by the Plant’s Quality Management Systems.
  • Comply with all applicable safety procedures and ISO14001 EMS guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or a member of management.

Qualifications and Education

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science in Engineering – Required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of Product Development Engineering or combination with Design Engineering – Required.
  • Must have a passion for supporting products that are cost effective and conducive to business success.
  • Proficient using AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or Pro-E.
  • Previous manufacturing experience working in cross-functional teams.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, inter-personal skills, and be a team player.

Preferred:

  • 3 or more years of experience with extrusions.
  • Two or more years of product engineering experience in wire and cable products.
  • Knowledge of Wire and Cable manufacturing and design.

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated, and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.

Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Your application data will be treated according to our Data Protection Policy. If you believe you require assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.

Line Mangers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Your application data will be treated according to our Data Protection Policy. If you believe you require assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.


Prysmian Group

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