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Product Engineer (Hubbell Site Flexible) - Boonton, NJ

Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Boonton, NJ, US, 07005 Leeds, AL, US, 35094

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.

Division Overview

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HUS is also deeply engaged in product solutions for the Utility Communications and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) space and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HUS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HUS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas, and water industries.
 
HUS has four business units. Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) is our electrical components and infrastructure business. Aclara is our AMI and Meters business and also includes an installation business. Hubbell Gas Connectors and Accessories (HGCA) sells connectors and accessories for the repair, replacement and refurbishment of natural gas systems. Our fourth business is our Protection and Controls business which is our newest business initiative to drive substation communications, control and protection solutions. HUS provides these solutions in the Electric Utility, Water, Gas and Communications Market.
 
At HUS, 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 principled 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

Preferred work location: Boonton, New Jersey

Alternate work location: Leeds, Alabama

Position Overview

This Product Engineer will be a part of the Engineering team that develops complex embedded hardware products in the area of Distribution Switching and Distribution Automation for the electric utility market. The individual in this position should be able to support various engineering programs- New Product Introduction, Sustaining Engineering, Value Engineering, Product troubleshooting, Product enhancements for multiple Distribution Switching products like Programmable Sectionalizer, Line Post Sensors, Reclosers etc. Will be able to participate in a deep level technical conversation about the entire product across various disciplines – Firmware, Hardware, Mechanical Engineering, GUI development, Type Testing, Functional Testing etc. Additionally, the Product Engineer will work with various cross-functional teams such as Manufacturing team, Product Management team, Field Application Engineering team etc..

This position is for an engineer who is passionate, proficient and the one who will enjoy working on all aspects of launching new products. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own existing Distribution Switching product portfolio for sustaining existing products – Reclosers, Programmable Sectionalizers, Line Post Sensors, 69kV Sectionalizer, Reclosers etc.
  • Work with Product Management team for gathering requirements for new feature additions, NPIs (New Product Introduction) and Sustaining Engineering projects and own list of deliverables against those requirements,
  • Perform detailed requirements breakdown and work with individual Design Engineering team members and plan for delivering those requirements,
  • Lead Concept Design Reviews, Detailed Design Reviews, Design Verification Reviews with Chief Engineering office for various NPI projects,
  • Lead Product troubleshooting for field issues, troubleshooting of various issues during product development by owning the problem solving; Provide technical guidance to various team members to solve the problem,
  • Define "Design of Experiments" framework to solve problems encountered during development and/or various field issues, as needed 
  • Use Azure DevOps for creating Project instances, Epics, User stories, Tasks etc. Control and manage DevOps interactions for various projects requirements,
  • Understand Type Testing requirements of NPI project and plan out the testing; Dig into various IEEE/IEC standards to understand type testing requirements as needed.
  • Supervise functional testing of the product. Define System-level Test plan, Help the testing team conceive various use-cases, corner cases for Product testing.
  • Perform system-level Product testing as required and guide/direct Test Engineering teams, as necessary.  

Skills and Experience

  • BSEE, BSCS, BSCE Degree; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven track record for owning product lines for feature additions, sustaining engineering, solving manufacturing issues etc.
  • At least 5 years of development experience either as - Firmware Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Test Engineer OR System Engineer
  • Excellent understanding of NPI (New Product Introduction) process
  • Ability to write SOW, Requirements document for external design vendors effectively.
  • Familiarity with various IEEE, IEC, UL Standards for type testing requirements
  • Ability to work with various Engineering disciplines to deliver product requirements
  • Ability to work hands-on in the lab with Oscilloscope, Current sources etc.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a fast-paced, goal-oriented product development environment, 
  • Have a passion and aptitude for grasping/learning new concepts, new technologies, new products 
  • Ability to comfortably work with various cross-functional teams - Product Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Firmware team, Testing team, Offshore teams 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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