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Prysmian Group PD/T&I Cable Design Engineer in Highland Heights, Kentucky

Prysmian is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the company manufactures thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.

We are 30,000 employees, across 50+ countries. Everyone at Prysmian has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us.


Prysmian Group is seeking a people-oriented and change management champion to support our Energy business. As a Cable Design Engineer – Power Distribution, you will be reporting directly to the manager of the Energy Cable Design Engineering group in Highland Heights and will be integral to the continued success as well as the future growth of our customers. Your role will interact with the business, plants and customers in order to understand the requirements for the products and our ability to produce.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create/maintain product designs and costs, and general product data sheets/drawings.

  • Review customer/industry specifications to determine capability of the Prysmian group facilities to meet the requirements

  • Utilize the in-house cable design tools (Cable Builder and/or Common Analisi) to create BOMs and routings for manufacturing of Prysmian Group products at its facilities

  • Utilize in-house ERP systems (HFA/SAP) to review and maintain material master data

  • 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.

  • Provide ideas/track Design to Cost projects.

  • 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 ICEA, UL, CSA and other certification listings

  • Prepare design documentation for factory level experimental trials/product development concerning new compound implementation and associated cable products.



  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering, Materials Science or equivalent engineering experience

  • 2 - 4 years of related design experience in manufacturing environment preferred

  • Wire and Cable industry strongly preferred

  • Outstanding ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) with shop floor associates, peers, and upper management

  • Strong Analytical and Problem-solving abilities

  • Technical writing skills required

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)

  • Computer literate

  • Self-starter who can work independently or in a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

  • Attention to detail and ability to drive projects

Prysmian, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities. We strongly believe that diversity brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increasing the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and stakeholders. With Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) as part of our Social Ambition 2030 and a strategic pillar of our Company culture, Prysmian is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, included, and free to fully express their potential just as they are.

All Managers and HRs in Prysmian are responsible for ensuring DE&I policies are respected during the recruiting process, as well as recognizing and mitigating unconscious biases that must not influence our selection processes. All persons will be considered for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, origin, citizenship status, socio-economic status, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, parental leave, medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation for any disclosed physical or neurological condition or disability of a qualified applicant unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Visit our DE&I Page (https://www.prysmian.com/en/people-and-careers/why-prysmian/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) to learn more about Prysmian’s commitments.

Your application data will be treated according to our Data Protection Policy. If you believe you require assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact us at talent.mobility@prysmiangroup.com .




Prysmian is a global cabling solutions provider leading the energy transition and digital transformation . By leveraging its wide geographical footprint and extensive product range, its track record of technological leadership and innovation , and a strong customer base , the company is well-placed to capitalise on its leading positions and win in new, growing markets. Prysmian’s business strategy perfectly matches key market drivers by developing resilient , high-performing , sustainable and innovative cable solutions in the segments of Transmission, Power Grid, Electrification and Digital Solutions . Prysmian is a public company listed on the Italian Stock Exchange, with almost 150 years of experience, about 30,000 employees, 108 plants and 26 R&D centres in over 50 countries, and sales of over €15 billion in 2023.