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Cable Design Specialist II

General Cable
Highland Heights, KY 41076
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    105397750

General Cable

US-KY-Highland Heights

Requisition ID 2018-1469
# of Openings 1
Category Engineering

Overview

At General Cable, we offer our employees opportunities to sharpen their skills every day through rich assignments, focused performance-driven training and a highly interactive, relationship-driven team environment. Our employees are exposed to a wide range of experiences and are encouraged to express their ideas for continuous improvement.

Prysmian Group is seeking a people-oriented and change management champion to support our Telecommunications business. In your new role you will be reporting directly to the head of the Telecommunication Product Development Engineering group and will be integral to the continued success as well as the future growth of with our customers. Your role will interact with the business and customers in order to understand and solve their unique requirements for their business segments. You will be responsible for start-to-finish product development, requirement gathering, product improvement, and support new product introduction into segments of the business.

Responsibilities

  • Create/maintain product designs and costs, and general product description/drawings.
  • Review customer/industry specifications to determine capability of the Prysmian group facilities to meet the requirements
  • Utilize the cable design tools (Cable Builder and/or Common Analysis) to create BOMs and routings for manufacturing of Prysmian Group products at its facilities
  • Develop and analyze costs for quotations/production. Develop benchmarking analysis when requested for comparisons between facilities
  • Interaction with Commercial and Manufacturing personnel for processing requests in the most expeditious manner
  • Maintain in Design system(s) all process guidelines, such as TI's, SOP's, and FOD's, with all current prescribed changes and ensure strict adherence for design requirement.
  • Maintain and update products lines when necessary.
  • Evaluate and propose innovative ideas for new products and product enhancements.
  • Act constructively as a team player on technical teams supporting special projects to improve production efficiencies, continuous improvement, and product and process development.
  • Provide the Technological function with required assistance for process and product development
  • Maintain strong operating knowledge of appropriate industry standards and including all updates as well as UL, CSA and other certification listings
  • Prepare design documentation for factory level experimental trials/product development concerning new compound implementation and associated cable products.


Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred or equivalent
  • 2 - 4 years of experience in manufacturing environment
  • Outstanding ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) with shop floor associates, peers and upper management
  • Strong Analytical and Problem-solving abilities
  • Technical writing
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)
  • Computer literate
  • Function in a team environment
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

Preferred:
  • Masters of Science in Engineering in a related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing environment


Work Environment/Physical Demands:
  • Works out of a normal office environment with standard office equipment available.
  • Will be required to sit, bend, kneel, squat, use keyboard, read, write, and speak fluently.
  • Employee will regularly be required to lift and carry objects of 10-25 pounds as needed.
  • Employee will occasionally be required to lift and carry objects of 25-30 pounds as needed.
  • Employee will be required to work productively and cooperatively in a high-volume, fast paced, highly pressured environment and be able to respond efficiently and courteously to unanticipated problems and crisis.
  • This role is not typically exposed to adverse environmental conditions, except excessive eye strain and possible lifting injuries
  • When travel is necessary, will be exposed to typical travel environment and surroundings

#LI-POST

General Cable is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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. General Cable 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. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.<br/><b>General Cable</b><br/><br/>US-KY-Highland Heights<br><br><b>Requisition ID</b> 2018-1469<br><b># of Openings</b> 1<br><b>Category</b> Engineering<br><br><b>Overview</b><br><br>At General Cable, we offer our employees opportunities to sharpen their skills every day through rich assignments, focused performance-driven training and a highly interactive, relationship-driven team environment. Our employees are exposed to a wide range of experiences and are encouraged to express their ideas for continuous improvement.<br><br>Prysmian Group is seeking a people-oriented and change management champion to support our Telecommunications business. In your new role you will be reporting directly to the head of the Telecommunication Product Development Engineering group and will be integral to the continued success as well as the future growth of with our customers. Your role will interact with the business and customers in order to understand and solve their unique requirements for their business segments. You will be responsible for start-to-finish product development, requirement gathering, product improvement, and support new product introduction into segments of the business.<br><br><b>Responsibilities</b><br><br><ul><li>Create/maintain product designs and costs, and general product description/drawings.</li><li>Review customer/industry specifications to determine capability of the Prysmian group facilities to meet the requirements</li><li>Utilize the cable design tools (Cable Builder and/or Common Analysis) to create BOMs and routings for manufacturing of Prysmian Group products at its facilities</li><li>Develop and analyze costs for quotations/production. Develop benchmarking analysis when requested for comparisons between facilities</li><li>Interaction with Commercial and Manufacturing personnel for processing requests in the most expeditious manner</li><li>Maintain in Design system(s) all process guidelines, such as TI's, SOP's, and FOD's, with all current prescribed changes and ensure strict adherence for design requirement.</li><li>Maintain and update products lines when necessary.</li><li>Evaluate and propose innovative ideas for new products and product enhancements.</li><li>Act constructively as a team player on technical teams supporting special projects to improve production efficiencies, continuous improvement, and product and process development.</li><li>Provide the Technological function with required assistance for process and product development</li><li>Maintain strong operating knowledge of appropriate industry standards and including all updates as well as UL, CSA and other certification listings</li><li>Prepare design documentation for factory level experimental trials/product development concerning new compound implementation and associated cable products.</li></ul> <br><br><b>Qualifications</b><br><br><ul><li>Bachelors of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred or equivalent</li><li>2 - 4 years of experience in manufacturing environment</li><li>Outstanding ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) with shop floor associates, peers and upper management</li><li>Strong Analytical and Problem-solving abilities</li><li>Technical writing</li><li>Strong knowledge of Microsoft tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)</li><li>Computer literate</li><li>Function in a team environment</li><li>Ability to work under minimal supervision</li></ul><br><strong>Preferred:</strong><br><ul><li>Masters of Science in Engineering in a related field</li><li>3-5 years of experience in manufacturing environment</li></ul><br><br><strong>Work Environment/Physical Demands:</strong><br><ul><li>Works out of a normal office environment with standard office equipment available.</li><li>Will be required to sit, bend, kneel, squat, use keyboard, read, write, and speak fluently.</li><li>Employee will regularly be required to lift and carry objects of 10-25 pounds as needed.</li><li>Employee will occasionally be required to lift and carry objects of 25-30 pounds as needed.</li><li>Employee will be required to work productively and cooperatively in a high-volume, fast paced, highly pressured environment and be able to respond efficiently and courteously to unanticipated problems and crisis.</li><li>This role is not typically exposed to adverse environmental conditions, except excessive eye strain and possible lifting injuries</li><li>When travel is necessary, will be exposed to typical travel environment and surroundings</li></ul><br>#LI-POST<br><br>General Cable is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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. General Cable 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. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.<br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/MrpmkNtPKARbuoMyuwOpW">
Posted: 2018-11-05 Expires: 2019-01-06

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