OFS has one of the longest and most respectable corporate lineages in American business, which goes back to Alexander Graham Bell and the invention of the telephone more than a century ago. We have a proven track record of being first in the industry with application specific fibers, optical connectors, ribbon cables, erbium doped fibers, Raman fiber lasers, fiber gratings and more. Our mission is to provide leading optical innovations and solutions by designing, manufacturing and supplying the best optical fibers, fiber cable and components and devices for our customers, with exceptional service that creates value for our shareholders, customers and employees. To do so, we must continue shaping the future of communications by applying the best minds to the challenges our customers will continually face.
We currently seek a Design Engineer to join our division located in Avon, CT, and help support our continued business growth.
The selected candidate would help design and develop new specialty optical fiber cable products. Provide technical support to manufacturing, quality, sales/marketing, customers, and supply chain management.
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Design and develop new specialty optical fiber cables as a lead engineer or as a project leader in various new product development projects
Provide design inputs and technical support for cable process development and improvement projects
Process Cable RFQs, Pink sheet, Gold sheet and other Engineering tasks
Provide support on various technical issues to Cable Production, Quality Control, Sales/Marketing, Test & Reliability Engineering, Supply Chain and customers
Perform other related duties as required by management
Key qualifications include:
Masters/Bachelor’s degree in Plastics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science
3-5 years of experience in optical fiber cable design and extrusion process
Knowledge of polymer materials’ properties and process
Knowledge of optical cable design, application, manufacturing and qualification testing
Strong competency in customer interaction
Excellent inter-personal and communication abilities
Project management experience
Working at OFS means having the opportunity to realize ideas, experience innovation and discover new solutions for the future. In addition to our dynamic work environment, we offer competitive salaries and generous benefits programs, including medical, dental, tuition reimbursement and a matching 401(k) plan.
Employees are expected to serve as role models for safe work practices and behaviors. This includes following established health and safety policies and procedures, maintaining a clean, organized work area, wearing, and properly storing all personal protective equipment (PPE), and actively engaging as a safety conscious worker with personal safety and wellness as a priority.
If you’d like to be part of an energetic, world leader in optic fiber solutions, please click the button below to begin the resume submission process. Submissions must include salary information.
Note: Only those candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted.
OFS, a Georgia based global company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.