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  • 15 - 18 Years
  • Posted : 12 days ago

Job Description:

Ciena may well be the most important technology company youve never heard of The innovations that wow us (driverless cars), and those we now take for granted (the ability to mobile-stream your favorite show) are the products of ingenuity from some brilliant and forward-thinking companies But those companies rely on Ciena, another vanguard of innovation, to create and advance the underlying networks that bring their breakthroughs to our doorsteps VR, AI, IOT, 5G literally none of it would be possible without the mind-boggling technology that makes the internet itself work For more than 25 years, Ciena has been the global leader in networking strategy, and our technology has been part of the critical infrastructure running within the most advanced companies in the world What will you do at Ciena

The candidate for this position, based in Ottawa or Montreal, Canada, will be reporting to VP Engineering & Photonics Operations and will be responsible for all engineering functions related to Cienas 6500 & Waveserver Platforms Portfolios in order to meet the Plan of Record prototypes delivery, volume ramp, and product life cycle activities meeting cost objectives, revenue and customer product quality requirements

General Responsibilities & Activities

Oversee and deliver the operations engineering aspects of the R&D Plan of Record for the portfolio of product introductions
Adhere to development cycle milestones Support sourcing considerations and decisions Deliver the prototype plan on schedule and publish metrics
Set Operations Engineering objectives and establish engineering strategies aligned to Supply Chain cost, quality and service plans
Set & meet annual operating budget levels and initiatives to optimize cost
Oversee staffing, evaluate team members per Ciena performance/development guidelines following the People Plan
Establish & follow-through on eSat & Communications objectives

Collaboration with stakeholders

Engage with R&D and Engineering (NPI, Quality, and Process Engineering) at appropriate stages of product development to ensure smooth transition from design to production
Engage with contract manufacturers on specific production plans, continuous quality performance and strategies, and works with other internal functions to manage and report output production
Work with quality team to meet objective and address customer issues
Drive uniform capacity, quality and yield performance rigor within EMSs and OEM partners
Interact with Operations peers on strategic objectives, development of tools and monthly/quarterly reviews with the entire team


15 years of both direct engineering and technical management experience, ideally in a manufacturing environment, would consider R&D, PLM and Systems Engineering backgrounds
Engineering degree in Telecommunications or relevant field
Knowledge of telecom technology and trends, including optical electronics and components
Solid understanding of New product introduction processes
Knowledge of manufacturing and optical test infrastructure
Experience with interfacing with R&D on DFM/DFT strategies
Exposure to Mechanical design and engineering would be an asset

Preferred Attributes

Business acumen and cost control/optimization
Strong interpersonal skills
People management experience leveraging creativity and diversity
Moderate traveling required, suppliers and employee locations


Rewarding experience Meaningful outcomes

Making a difference in peoples lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies Thats what motivates us

A distinct way to work

Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional

Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age

Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially

What you can expect from us

You will receive notification of your successful application
Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion
If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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