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Design Engineer - Greenville, SC

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Greenville, SC, US, 29607

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.

Position Overview
A Design Engineer is responsible for the engineering duties required to maintain, grow and improve a portfolio of lighting products and services.  The successful candidate can create 3D designs from scratch, work with manufacturing facilities and vendors to procure prototype parts, fabricate prototypes as needed, and create the data model to facilitate product ordering through production.  Other duties include interfacing with various departments including Manufacturing, Product Management, Quality and other Engineering Departments.

 

Duties and Responsibilities
* Key member of the 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.
* Manage external design/development vendors to ensure delivery of new products to product scope & specification.
* 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.
* Request and evaluate testing (thermal, photometric, rain, dust) as needed for third party certification (UL, CSA,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 bills material management.

 

Skills and Experience
* Must be proficient in MS Excel.
* Demonstrated proficiency in various CAD packages including AutoCAD, Solid Edge and/or other solid modeling software.
* SAP ERP system experience desirable.
* Strong technical background with a working knowledge of sheet metal product design, solid modeling, and manufacturing processes/documentation.
* Excellent communications skills: interpersonal, listening, oral, and written.

 

Education

* A 4-year degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical) is preferred.
* An Associate's degree in Engineering with a minimum of 8+ years of related engineering experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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