• Mechanical Process Engineer

    Location US-NC-Hickory
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Process Engineer to join the Legrand Data Communication Division Team in Hickory, NC. 


    The Process Engineer is responsible for maintaining existing fiber optic and copper communication cable assembly tools, machines, and processes. The Process Engineer establishes new manufacturing methods to improve safety, quality, productivity and cost. The position will support the growing needs of the Hickory Legrand Data Communications plant in terms of new product support, qualification of raw materials, quality support, training support, and other applicable areas to directly support internal customers.


    What Will You Do?


    • Develop and maintain fiber and copper communication cable assembly processes
    • Develop creative and innovative processing techniques
    • Develop industrial tooling for production processes
    • Support new product objectives from a process perspective
    • Support the Engineering Change system
    • Create and maintain drawings and bills of materials for various equipment and custom product designs
    • Capture and analyze production process data
    • Work closely with Quality, Training, Warehouse, and Production staff to optimize systems to improve efficiency, quality, and to help create a world-class manufacturing facility
    • Work closely with the Ortronics team to qualify and transfer Ortronics-branded products to the Hickory Data Communications Division facility
    • Perform a multitude of tests on optical fiber and copper cable products in accordance with EIA/TIA, Telcordia, and IEC standards as required
    • Perform other related duties as required




    Basic Qualifications:


    • 4 + years of experience with manufacturing processes
    • Experience with Solidworks or other 3D modeling system


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering 
    • Experience with the manufacturing processes for copper and fiber cabling products or similar manufacturing processes with 4 or more years’ experience preferred
    • Exceptional mechanical or electrical skills 
    • Fiber optics experience 
    • Strong ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues affecting Production and Quality
    • Ability to analyze data quickly to make decisions
    • Advanced PC skills required – SolidWorks, Excel, MS Access
    • Excellent Project management skills
    • Machining experience
    • Software coding using C, C++, and/or Visual Basic a plus
    • Electrical/Electronics knowledge a plus
    • Ability to write clear, concise, and technically accurate procedures and work instructions
    • Good internal and external customer oriented communication skills



    Company Info

    About Legrand

    Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us


    About Legrand’s Data Communications Division

    Legrand is a leader in network infrastructure solutions, with products designed to support data centers, building networks and audio/video applications.  Legrand ensures maximum productivity in office and campus environments by providing reliable network and A/V infrastructure. Our connectivity, physical infrastructure and cable management solutions support building networks with designed-in efficiency, seamless integration and flexibility to meet changing space demands of your space.  Legrand also delivers comprehensive network infrastructure to meet the expanding requirements of today’s data centers, with a range of connectivity, physical infrastructure, cable management, power and cooling solutions. These systems support next generation technologies with flexibility for future growth and energy and installation efficiencies, united by superior design.

    For more information, visit legrand.us/datacom








    Equal Opportunity Employer





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