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Quality Engineer - Largo, FL

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Largo, FL, US, 33773-3724

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 Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Brand Overview

Beckwith Electric Co. Inc. has a long-standing reputation of providing industry leading power system controls.  This reputation was achieved and is maintained by, providing a positive customer experience through the product development, procurement, manufacturing, delivery and after sale support processes. 

Position Overview

The Quality Engineer (QE) will interface with Engineering, Manufacturing, Customer Technical Support (CTS), Materials, with other departments as needed, with suppliers and with customers to analyze and resolve process, product, or quality issues.  The QE will initiate and manage projects for continuous improvement of processes, products and procedures. The QE will support Quality Assurance (QA) department to implement and help maintain ISO certification.  The QE will work with suppliers to resolve performance issues to improve incoming material quality, on time delivery and cost.  The QE will assist QA, CTS, and Engineering to identify, analyze and resolve customer issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interface with Purchasing, Production, and Engineering to select and qualify alternate sources, reduce costs, resolve availability and obsolescence issues, and resolve supplier quality issues.
  • Maintain and update critical supplier audit system and schedule.  Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement.  Travel to supplier locations to resolve quality problems.
  • Maintain a close and highly responsive relationship with Manufacturing, Engineering, and Quality to resolve process and productivity related issues and guide continuous improvement.
  • Interface with Customer Technical Support and Quality to help resolve customer and product related issues apply continuous improvement.
  • Interface with Design/Product Engineering to identify components and suppliers to support new product designs as well as our existing product designs.
  • Lead or assist problem solving and root cause analysis activities internally and with suppliers and with customers to eliminate recurrence of non‐conformances.
  • Assist with internal audits, customer audits, ISO audits, regulatory audits, and other third party audits.

Skills and Experience

Bachelor degree (BA or BS) in electronic/electrical engineering or engineering technology or equivalent from college or technical school and three to five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of various quality system metrics and improvement methodologies such as 8D, Lean Manufacturing, 5-Why’s, Pareto Analysis, Six Sigma, DFMEA, PFEMA, and PPAP.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Electrical 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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