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Design Engineer - Greenville, SC

Date: Feb 10, 2019

Location: SC, US

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 Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Posting Address

Hubbell Lighting Inc.

701 Millennium Blvd

Greenville, SC  29607

Position Overview

The Design Engineer will design and develop new emergency lighting solutions with a focus on mechanical aspects of solid state lighting products and production tooling.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support New Products Development (NPD) team to deliver new products per established parameters, including performance, budget, and schedule.
  • Design and evaluate products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability.
  • Identify required tooling for production of fabricated, extruded and molded components.
  • Work with marketing, engineering, sourcing, and the production staff at various facilities to ensure that all projects meet internal and external customer requirements, including performance, schedule and budget.
  • Colaborate with international manufacturing operations throughout product development, launch and production processes.
  • Request and evaluate testing (thermal, photometric, rain, dust) as needed for third party certification (UL, CSA, DLC, etc.).
  • Utilize Solid Edge CAD software for solid model design and drawing creation.
  • Utilize SAP business software, including bill of material creation and variant configurator input for modular bill of material management.
  • Utilize NPD Database process and tools to deliver new products, on time, within specification.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 8(+) years experience in mechanical engineering, preferably in lighting.
  • Proficiency in various CAD packages including AutoCAD, Solid Edge or other solid modeling software.  Microsoft Office (especially Excel) a plus.
  • Conceptual design creativity required.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills.
  • High volume, high mix manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Design experience of parts and assemblies using polycarbonate/acrylic lenses, extruded aluminum, cast aluminum, injected molded plastics, or fabricated steel is also a plus.
  • Solid State Lighting, optical design, and thermal modeling experience is a plus.
  • SAP and variant configurator experience is desired.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering

 

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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