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Lead Engineer - Product Development

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Lincoln, RI, US

Company: Prysmian Group S.p.A.

Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for innovation?

Are you seeking a role that will continue to challenge you in a company committed to championing your growth?

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Spanning 50 countries, 112 plants, 25 research and development centers, and employing over 30,000 associates, we have a strategic footprint that allows us to service emerging markets and communities across the globe with ease. Prysmian Group is presently on a full integration path with General Cable. This growth is only the beginning. We are presently looking for top talent to join our team during this exciting time.




Lead Engineer- Product Development

Lincoln RI


Prepare product development designs for new / enhanced products and validates product design to customer specifications


Assess plant capabilities related to new product development


Prepares recommended sample / test plans for product development, internal labs and third-party approval agencies


As appropriate participate in factory level experimental trials concerning new products and compound implementation


Responsible for third party (UL, ETL, CSA, etc.) submittals listings and final approval adopting the widest range of approval that can be granted


Develop DTC plans with R&D support and implement to meet plan


Support manufacturing in new product industrialization, as required


Maintain and measure monthly new product development sales with Purchasing maintain and measure monthly DTC savings


Actively participate in appropriate technical committees and standards development (e.g., UL, CSA, IEEE, ICEA) that affect at minimum PA product developments


Coordinate with Materials Lab (ND or Lex, appropriate) to ensure all new materials are properly approved


Fields customer inquiries by applying cable design knowledge and determines our ability to quote on specific customer opportunities


Prepares product specification sheets and product drawings for internal and external customers


Essential skills and Experience (must haves)

BS in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

Preferably 2-6 years professional level engineering experience in cable industry

Good systems/ computer skills with strong knowledge of Cable Builder, HFA, Microsoft tools (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Highly developed team skills, both as a team member and leader- self starter

Strong Problem Solving, Planning and Analytical skills

Able to learn new ideas, concepts and skills quickly and effectively

Knowledge of extrusion processing preferred



Desirable Skills/ Experience 


•           Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities

•           Good verbal and written communication skills

•           Strong team player

•           Demonstrated ability and initiative to drive change


Work Environment/Physical Demands:

This job operates in an office and manufacturing environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to grasp small items, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


Prysmian Group 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. 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. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.

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