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Sr. Design Engineer - Greenville, SC

Date: Apr 6, 2021

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.

Posting Address

701 Millennium Blvd

Greenville, SC  29607

Position Overview

Position - Sr. Design Engineer 

  • This position reports to the Director of Engineering
  • You will be specifically assigned to the Prescolite Downlighting Brand's NPD (New Product Deveopment) Team.
  • Internally, this position interfaces with Engineers, Engineering Services, Project Management, Product Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Technical Support, and Warranty Services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing new Downlighting products, from concept through commercialization, as per established scoped parameters
  • Design and evaluate products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability.
  • Work with marketing, sourcing, and the production staff at various facilities to ensure that all projects meet or exceed internal and external customer requirements, including product performance, and adherence to schedule and budget.
  • Request and evaluate testing (thermal, photometric etc.) as needed for third party certification (UL, CSA, Energy Star, 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 of material management.
  • Participate NPD Tollgate process and tools to deliver new products, on time, within specification

Skills and Experience

  • Must be computer literate.
  • Proficiency in various CAD packages including AutoCAD, Solid Edge or other solid modeling software, Microsoft Office package (especially Excel and Access) a plus.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Design experience of parts and assemblies using glass/plasticlenses, extruded/cast aluminum, injection molded plastics, or fabricated steel is also a plus.
  • SSL,Optical design and Thermal modelingexperience is desired.
  • SAP and Variant Configurator experience a plus.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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