Hubbell Power Systems Engineering Manager - Leeds, AL in Leeds, Alabama
Engineering Manager - Leeds, AL
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Date: Sep 23, 2022
Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094
Company: Hubbell Incorporated
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.
At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.
Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.
1516 Moores Street
Leeds, Alabama 35094
Manage and provide leadership to product engineering group consisting of Engineers, drafters, and designers . Develop and execute product development and cost reduction plans on product lines to achieve goals established in annual business plan. Support operations at other manufacturing locations. Conduct ongoing review of designs and processes associated with current products to ensure product integrity. Provide timely assistance to commercial and manufacturing partners in support of quotation and order activities. Support QA on customer complaints. Support new product development efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities
-Support in developing strategic and business plans, including establishing plans for new product development, product line extensions and product cost reduction
-Provide technical guidance and support the Distribution Connectors’ Product Management and Product Engineering teams, as well as managing/designing products and management of projects
-Set staff objectives to support Hubbell business plans
-Ensure staff has appropriate support to accomplish design work and to meet project schedules; recommend training as appropriate to enhance staff skills and more effective contributors
-Prepare and manage annual department operating budgets, as well as support any capex requirements as determined by the Business Unit
-Ensure cost reduction projects are developed and executed
-Manage intellectual property and patent application process for the Business Unit
Skills and Experience
-BS degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
-Minimum 8-10 years of experience in product development - Communications, OEM or Utility industry experience preferred
-Solid leadership and communications skills required.
-Strong team player
-Must be able to give hands-on presentations
-Professional engineering certification is a plus
LEVEL OF DECISION MAKING:
-All technical decisions related to product lines managed and business decisions as delegated by the Business Unit Director
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to travel on business related trips (up to 20% time); ability to move to various locations within the Company; ability to communicate; ability to work on a computer and other related equipment as required; light lifting and physical dexterity also required
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering General
Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.