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Product Design Engineer - Hamilton, OH

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Hamilton, OH, US, 45015-1369

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.

Posting Address

3501 Symmes Rd, Hamilton, OH  45015

Position Overview

This position is accountable for product engineering, design and support. The Primary responsibility includes engineering design solutions, providing technical support service and handling complete projects related to new product development, product modification and enhancements. The individual will coordinate the fabrication of prototypes; work closely with internal and external testing labs and third party certification agencies. Provides support for Manufacturing Engineering, Quality and the Operations team for production needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take a leading role for project teams with ability to  offer guidance to other team members
  • Understand, conduct research, development and design for new products to meet our customer various needs.
  • Maintain high technical familiarity and understanding for existing and newly introduced products available within the marketplace (offered both from the company & competition).  
  • Ability to do VA/VE of existing products to create a Win/Win with current customer offerings  
  • Research, design and development of new products as well as enhancements to existing products using solid modeling software, and analysis software. Reaches consensus and  satisfies the inputs generated by Marketing within the target cost and established timetable
  • Conducts initial Engineering feasibility analysis, develops layouts, rapid prototype and testing
  • Responsible for keeping all records, documents, drawings on project files in Engineering
  • Performs Engineering release on assigned projects
  • Performs Product Engineering maintenance on existing  product line as assigned
  • Ability to start up development initiatives, define work scope, breakdown and completes product development projects within a timely basis (gates-approval management).

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
  • 4+ years’ experience in design, development, maintenance and testing of mechanical and/or electrical devices.
  • Solid Modeling skills (i.e. Inventor or Solid works)
  • Finite Element Analysis skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the interpretation of design, performance, and standards relevant to the electrical industry in the form of product designs released to production in manufacturing settings
  • Effective project management skills
  • Ability to interact and work effectively to achieve common goals with other departments including supply chain, operations, manufacturing, sales, and marketing
  • Effectively present information and work with the department manager, individual salespeople, customers and factory floor/support personnel.



Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or 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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