Established in 1983, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave, a group company of Sumitomo Electric Industries, is a recognized leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of optical fiber and connectivity solutions for the exciting communications and information industry.

Our company owes its decades of success to its people who, through teamwork, have created a family culture and environment with focus on excellence and dedication to serving our customers — major communication and content network service providers.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd (SEI), Sumitomo Electric Lightwave draws not only on its own research and development, resources and expertise, but also on the vast, worldwide Sumitomo consolidation. SEI is listed in Fortune Magazine’s 2011 Largest 500 Global Companies, the only optical fiber and cable manufacturer on the list, as a testimony to its continued growth, profitability, and stability.

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  • Buyer

    Raleigh, NC

    PURPOSE OF POSITION Assuring that products being purchased are of the quality intended with pricing and delivery also being a factor. RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION Sources, negotiates, procures, and manages the following: LNP orders tracking and interaction with PM. Fiber and Ribbon orders, tracking with Director. Purchase Projects as assigned by Director. Assist with Import Export Special […]

  • Technology Solutions Engineer

    Raleigh, NC

    PURPOSE OF POSITION This position provides sales/applications engineering support to customers, distributors, manufacturers’ representatives, customer service, inside sales, and sales/marketing.   Contributes to product development, project, and design review activities. This position is responsible for “Thought Leadership” by creating white papers, case studies, industry presentations to enhance and expand the image of SEL. Also responsible for […]

  • Product Design Engineer – Cable

    Raleigh, NC

    PURPOSE OF POSITION This position is responsible for new and existing conventional and Air Blown Fiber cable product development on a project assignment basis, and is responsible for providing process support to solve material and design related issues.  This position is also responsible for identifying and developing cable materials for new applications, for improved processibility […]

  • Splicer & Connectivity Product Manager

    Raleigh, NC

    Purpose of Position To ensure the profitability and market position aspects of fusion splicer and related products and to supervise the activities involved in providing customers with service and repair support for fiber optic fusion splicers and related products.  To provide professional leadership to our sales staff, customer service, and application engineers via technical knowledge […]

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