Associate Distribution Engineer - Arden, NC

Date: Mar 30, 2024

Location: Arden, NC, US, 28704

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview


Reporting to the Director of Distribution, the Distribution Engineer will be responsible for improving logistics operations and processes for the Distribution Center using a variety of lean analytical methods, systems and tools. This position is responsible for data management, identifying problems and developing recommendations that support Distribution Center operations. As a project leader on key logistic initiatives, the Distribution Engineer will interact with customers, DC management and others throughout the organization.

A Day In The Life


  • Keep Safety as the top priority and ensure the safety of all employees, customers, and carriers.
  • Support distribution center in the design, development, and implementation of methods and tools to drive continuous improvement in operational efficiency, employee safety, quality, service, etc.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of current or future distribution processes; evaluate the use of inventory tracking technology and warehousing software to maximize distribution center efficiency
  • Utilize project management and engineering tools to execute projects that satisfy internal and external customer requirements
  • Develop models to understand resources needed (forklifts, RF Tech, etc.) based on current and future customer demand.
  • Utilize reporting and data management tools to provide operational analysis and support
  • Conduct logistics analyses, such as time studies, zero-base, rate, network, flow-path, supply chain, Pareto, 80/20, etc.
  • Participate / lead in continuous improvement initiatives including but not limited to kaizen events, VSM’s, process mapping, etc.
  • Lead projects to drive improvements in inventory and cycle time.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by supervisor.

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Logistics, and/or Technology or equivalent certification. (BSIE) Industrial Engineering is highly preferred. CPIM, CSCMP or Six Sigma Certification preferred.
  • 2-4 years’ experience working in engineering, project management, or continuous improvement environment
  • Experience in the development of labor standards through time studies or pre-determined time standards
  • Strong PC skills required; especially with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).
  • CPIM, CSCMP, or Lean Six Sigma Certifications preferred.
  • SAP, SAP WM (EWM) or similar ERP or MRP-II system experience preferred.
  • AutoCAD, MS Project and Visio or similar is highly desired.   

Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.

The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.

We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.

Hubbell Electrical Solutions

Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. HES provides the critical components that allow operators of buildings, factories and other industrial infrastructure to connect, protect, wire and manage power.

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.

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