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Supervisor I Production - Vega Baja, PR

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: PR, PR

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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Posting Address

1737 Road 686

Vega Baja, PR 00693

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Manager Business Line (“BUM”), this position performs a full spectrum of assignments related to the achievement of manufacturing goals through the application and sustainment of lean manufacturing techniques, effective supervision and training of manufacturing personnel. Coordinates production, quality, and materials activities so that manufactured products meet quality, service, and cost standards and objectives. Responsible for ensuring compliance with quality product certifications: Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), and compliance with the established Quality System as required by the International Standardization Organization 9001:2008.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements and adheres to production schedules to maintain on-time delivery of orders. Along with other Business Unit exempt peers prevents, and implements corrective actions to avoid, reduce or eliminate manufacturing problems, i.e. materials and parts shortages, machinery and equipment downtime, capacity limitations, quality non-conformance’s, etc.
  • Responsible for the security, control, and proper utilization of materials, parts, supplies, and product within the assigned area(s).
  • Responsible for the efficiency of the assigned personnel, individually and as a group, and overall efficiency of the product lines or work units under his/her supervision. Responsible for the proper utilization of the supervised human resources by assuring those are assigned to perform the duties required by the corresponding manufacturing process. Accountable for the proper utilization of machinery and equipment assuring that is safely operated and maintained properly.
  • Responsible for the implementation, sustainment, and continued improvement of the assigned area(s) through lean manufacturing techniques:
  • Through visual factory tools monitors daily performance. Responsible for the establishment, completion, and training of assigned resources regarding SQDC and Hour-by-Hour boards.
  • Assures that KAIZEN newspaper reflects situations that need to be addressed and resolved for continued improvement. Initiates, procures, and follows up proper corrective actions.
  • When a production schedule change evaluates impact in assigned area(s), i.e. reviews

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Industrial Engineering or Management bachelor degree.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of supervisory and manufacturing related professional or technical experience.
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal, are required. 
  • Personal computers hardware & applications knowledge is required. 
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish written, and verbal communication skills is highly desirable.
  • Exposure to Quality Improvement Processes and/or Programs, i. e. SIX SIGMA, quality product certifications (UL), (CSA), and quality system certification (ISO).
  • Exposure to LEAN manufacturing techniques, i. e. KANBAN, KAIZEN, etc.



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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