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Electrical Design Engineer _Chennai, India

Date: Jun 5, 2019

Location: Chennai, TN, IN, 600113

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Brand 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.


India Operations


BURNDY Technology and Global Business Services Private Limited (HUBBELL INDIA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hubbell Inc.  Hubbell India provides Engineering Services, Business Solutions and IT Services. Hubbell Engineering located in Ascendas, ITPL,Chennai, is engaged in the business of computer aided design and engineering services. The Hubbell Business Solutions functions at Infopark Kochi, provide superior business intelligence, knowledge services and business process solutions across Hubbell divisions and Corporate.  IT Services team is spread across Chennai and Kochi.


Hubbell Electrical Products LLP located in Chennai is poised to assist with part and product manufacturing for all Hubbell Business units

Posting Address


Burndy Technology & Global Business Services Pvt Ltd       

Unit No.4 B, 1st Floor, Zenith (Phase 3)                                                

International Tech Park ,CSIR  Road                                                          

Taramani, Chennai ,Tamil Nadu -600113

Position Overview

The candidate should be an Electrical / Electro mechanical engineer who is good in basic all Electrical Engineering concepts and sound knowledge & experience in medium voltage switchgear industry especially in electric product design. 


Duties and Responsibilities


·        Interact with US customers to understand the project requirements

·        Understand electrical product requirements and conceptualize new ideas for new product development and for the enhancement of existing products

·        Converting the ideas into practically feasible product-oriented design

·        Developing 3D models and 2D drawings of products as per international drawing standards

·        Supporting on electrical product testing with respect IEEE standard

·        Troubleshoot and failure analysis in product testing and provide solution

·        Driving the projects through NPD toll gate process to completion

·        Support for new product development and as well as initiate cost reduction proposals

·        Must be willing to help with other tasks and assists other team members as needed

·        Should be capable of working with different cross functional team in US

·        Ability to deal with multi- disciplinary problems

·        Meet the delivery time and quality requirements.

Skills and Experience


Education:  BE/B.Tech in EEE or ME/M.Tech in Power system

Experience:   5 to 6 years


 Minimum 5 years’ experience in electrical industry dealing with switchgear products design and development.


 Minimum 3 years’ experience in medium voltage electrical/electro-mechanical product like expulsion fuses, current limiting fuses, MV load breaking switches, Interrupters and vacuum circuit breaker design and testing.

Software Skills:


Should have working knowledge in 3D Autodesk inventor and any one of the electromagnetic FEA analysis software like ANSYS, COMSOL, MATLAB etc


Experience 2D AutoCAD & ETAP for co-ordination studies

Other Skills

  • Hands on experience in designing medium voltage expulsion fuse, current limiting fuse, capacitor fuse & Power fuse (Any one is mandatory)
  • Hands on experience in designing medium voltage/HV switch & interrupter design (both electrical & electro-mechanical design)
  • Practical experience in fuse element design calculation (both expulsion and current limiting)
  • Practical experience in live parts calculation, leakage distance & arc breakdown distance calculation for medium voltage switches & interrupters
  • Experience in short circuit testing, di-electric testing of MV/HV fuses & switches, interrupters and waveform interpretation
  • Experience in electro-magnetic design concepts & vacuum based switchgear product design is an added advantage
  • Knowledge in TCC drawing and co-ordination studies
  • Significant manufacturing process knowledge in casting, machining and all metal processing
  • Experience in manufacturing & assembly of electrical products
  • Product life cycle management and NPD toll gate process
  • Experience in Electric simulation of transient and dynamic conditions using FEA software
  • Knowledge in international product standards IEEE, IEC & UL
  • Good understanding about different materials and practical usage
  • Knowledge in design tools like FMEA, VE, 6Sigma etc.
  • Good communication skills, verbal as well as written in English
  • Ability to work independently and within the team
  • Expertise in MS Office tools (PPT, Excel, Outlook & Word)

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