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Manager Materials - Aiken, SC

Date: Jun 8, 2022

Location: Aiken, SC, US, 29801

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
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.
Division Overview
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.

Posting Address

Hubbell Power Systems

1850 Richland Avenue East

Aiken, South Carolina 29801


Position Overview

Materials Manager is responsible for ensuring the consistent supply of both internally and externally produced components in support of the Master Production Schedule and published lead-times for the Aiken Facility.  This must be accomplished within the constraints of the raw and WIP inventory limits established. Management of the supply chain will be accomplished through effective use of current and future systems including SAP and efficient utilization of purchasing, planning, and scheduling employees.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilize current system and manual processes to generate purchase orders and shop orders in support of the master schedule
  • Identify and implement methods designed to minimize component shortages while also minimizing raw and WIP inventory levels
  • Monitor capacity and load on internal work centers to achieve and maintain acceptable lead times, drive for continuous lead-time reduction
  • Develop and maintain capacity planning tools (PSI) to ensure sufficient internal capacity and identify constraints
  • Responsible for shipping and receiving functions
  • Work with Purchasing resources to develop vendor relationships, reduce costs, reduce lead-times, improve quality and improve on-time performance
  • Participate in the establishment of inventory objectives; routinely track, control, and adjust ordering practices to meet or exceed target inventory turns
  • Manage material logistics functions associate with the component supply chain
  • Initiate and maintain excess and obsolete inventory program; identify, categorize, and disposition material




Skills and Experience

  • 7 - 10 years’ experience, in a manufacturing environment
  • SAP or similar ERP experience required.
  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Delegation—the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.
  • Management skills—the individual includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self-available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth.
  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Flexibility – the individual will be flexible to the developing needs or the facility including transitions into new systems and processes.




Bachelors Degree in Business


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.

Nearest Major Market: Augusta
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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