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SAP Variant Configuration Specialist - Largo, FL

Date: Dec 30, 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.

Posting Address

Hubbell Inc
Beckwith Electric Co
6190 118th Ave. N
Largo, FL  33773

 

Position Overview

Configuration Management is a crucial component in the development and lifecycle of our products. The Configuration Engineer will have the responsibility of innovating ways to configure customized products that are also efficient to produce in the manufacturing environment. Configuration Management is a crucial component in the development and lifecycle of our products. The Configuration Engineer will have the responsibility of innovating ways to configure customized products that are also efficient to produce in the manufacturing environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

 •   Must have a strong understanding of SAP VC master data like characteristics values, configuration profiles, super BOM, super routs, and pricing conditions.
•    Understand business requirements and accordingly develop configuration specifications.
•    Provide technical support for system design, testing, and implementation activities using Design for Manufacturability principles (DFM).
•    Analyze and resolve system defects and problems.
•    Coordinate with the R&D team to optimize configuration processes.
•    Develop process improvements to automate and streamline build processes.
•    Create a delta bill of materials to facilitate configuration of existing customer-installed base equipment to desired target upgrade or option.
•    Responsible for defining, implementing, managing version control and processes.
•    Develop and maintain the configuration management plan.
•    Ensure correct BOM structuring rules per ERP and manufacturing requirements.
•    Develop product option architecture logic to support automatic material determinations for each option when configured.
•    Perform pre-release configuration checks to ensure BOM content and product option architecture logic produce the desired material output.
•    Work closely with the Project Manager and R&D to support the established governance processes for product readiness and meet the agreed-upon NPI milestones. 
•    Manage exceptions and changes to these offerings throughout the lifecycle of the products.
•    Recommend system enhancements and upgrades for performance efficiency.
•    Conduct design reviews with manufacturing, engineering, quality, and marketing on new product designs.
•    Use of ERP and PLM systems
•    Safely handles products or equipment to prevent injury to handler or damage to product.  
 

Skills and Experience

•    Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Management, Engineering, Computer Sciences, or equivalent. 
•    3+ years of experience in Configuration Management 
•    Proficiency in all MS Office applications, especially MS Excel 
•    ERP experience (BOMs, Material Master, Variant Configuration) 
•    General knowledge of Supply Chain domain 
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to work well both individually and in a team setting
•    Ability to effectively communicate program plans, proposals, results, and negotiate options at management levels

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Education

Masters Degree
Bachelors Degree in Engineering General

 

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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