Director I Engineering

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

Lead a global team in design of product and process activities for small-scale new product development and product line sustainment across medium and high voltage switchgear products.  The team you will be leading is currently working on adoption of model-based definition and model-based enterprise strategies focused on proficient reuse of collateral within modeling, simulation, and analysis activities into operations engineering handoffs.  The team members you will be working with and leading are in Leeds, AL, Juarez, MX, and our Hubbell India offices.  Team members report through direct and matrixed reporting structures.

A Day In The Life

  • Primary focus is MV/HV Switchgear and related components
  • Leading the execution of the technology roadmap
  • Leading the team in sustaining and development activities focused on modeling, simulation, and analysis and ensuring compliance to internal and external standards for these deliverables is met
  • Fostering training and career development in hard and soft skills
  • Working with program management to execute on-time and on-budget new product development and Design to Value projects
  • Managing the engineering change process and required peer review for design content
  • Managing day to day activities for customer complaints, engineered to order product, and internal root cause and corrective actions
  • Creating and managing the budget across design engineering
  • Ensuring the team is providing required technical assistance to Applications, Process, and Quality Engineering
  • Managing and driving communication across project teams, business unit staff, and through monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Collaborating with other engineering teams across the organization
  • Travel requirements involving off-site testing of products, marketing support, industry events


What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, Materials Engineering or equivalent STEM discipline
  • Master of Science in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Solid foundation in mechanical engineering principles, CAD, CAE, GD&T
  • General understanding of electrical engineering and/or medium and high voltage engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in design and new product development in a manufacturing environment
  • Suggested certifications that will aid in this role, Professional Engineer (PE), Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Ability to travel on business related trips.  Ability to walk around the manufacturing shop floor and lift 50 pounds as needed (part inspection, part fit check, product testing, etc.)



Building Relationships and Networks
Coaching and Developing Others
Communicating and Influencing
Continuous Improvement
Customer Focus
Developing Trust and Inspiring Others
Emotional Intelligence
Enabling Execution
Global Business Acumen
Initiative and Drive
Innovation and Change
Planning, Organizing, and Decision Making
Positive Approach and Stress Tolerance
Resolving Conflict
Technology Agility
Leveraging Learning and Feedback

Hubbell Incorporated


Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.


The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.


We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.


Hubbell Utility Solutions 


Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.


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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