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Manufacturing Engineer - Cuba, MO

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Cuba, MO, US, 65453

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.

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, HarveyHubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturingmachinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation ofthe fi rst practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As amarket leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through ourvarious business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming oldproducts with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Posting Address

#1 Andrews Way

Cuba, Missouri

Position Overview

This position will be responsible for “hands on” execution of Lean Continuous Improvement functions within the plant with key responsibilities in analyzing the current manufacturing state and formulating action plans through known Lean techniques, driving increases in OEE and reductions in equipment downtime.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Use of lean engineering tools to craft and optimize manufacturing processes for the improvement of existing products and introduction of new ones
  • Seek improvement activities for various process issues that arise
  • Development of production cell layout to support new product launches
  • Lead capital projects. Responsibilities include machine selection, cell layout, financial justification, working with quality & product engineering to build and update control plans and engineering requirements, installation of equipment and production startup
  • Trains teams in improvement processes, optimizes floor layout and material flow using lean concepts
  • Participate in Kaizen events and sustainment activities
  • Work with internal and external teams to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality products and services
  • Tracks and executes cost reduction on process improvements
  • Documents and communicates improvements in manufacturing overhead, efficiency and utilization
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Six Sigma a plus
  • 3+ years manufacturing experience
  • Preferred experience as a Lean or Manufacturing Engineer
  • Must be punctual, reliable and have a good work ethic
  • Must be able to work independently and foster teamwork with others
  • Strong digital literacy with preferred experience using CAD/related drawing software
  • Exposure to Lean Environment or Lean Tools; Value Stream Mapping, 5S Implementation, Root Cause Analysis, FMEA,
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment

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Education

Bachelors Degree in Engineering General or Mechanical Engineering

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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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