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Design Engineer - Mayville, WI

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: WI, 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 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.

Brand Overview

Gleason Reel is a manufacturer of cable and hose conductor management solutions, and workplace tool and materials handling equipment for industry.  Products include motor and spring-driven take-up reels, festoon trolley systems, cable and hose carrier chains, conductor bar systems, tool balancer reels, rotary limit switches, workplace document stands, jib boom cranes, and complementary accessories.

Posting Address

Gleason Reel - A Hubbell Company

600 S Clark Street

Mayville, WI  53050

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Engineering Supervisor, the Mechanical Design Engineer designs Gleason products, meeting or exceeding company production and quality standards, and meeting customer delivery requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive.

1. Design Gleason products, meeting engineering standards, applicable codes, customer specifications, and within cost and schedule constraints.

2. Ensure conformance to ASME Codes, NEMA and company standards for quality and manufacturability.

3. Create and maintain 3D solid models, design layouts, and production drawings using CAD tools.

4. Function as technical resource for product field support and resolving questions and problems.

5. Participate on cross-functional teams to resolve problems and ensure continuous improvement.

6. Stay current in new developments in the industry.

7. Enter and maintain material master data and assembly BOMs using business application (SAP).

8. Process sales orders and release notices through engineering using business application (SAP).

9. Process reports relevant to product design, quality, and testing.

Skills and Experience


Three years of work experience related to this job position is required in addition to the educational requirement.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical specifications, professional journals, and blueprints. Ability to write reports and documentation. Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, customers and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to perform structural analysis, component stress and strain analysis, and calculate horsepower and torque calculations related to electric motors and gear boxes.

Computer Skills:

Proficiency with 3D CAD design tools, familiarity with Autodesk Inventor desired. Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach above shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move drawings, files, parts, components, and manuals weighing up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


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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