Lean Programs Manager - Leeds, AL

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

Responsible for efficiently managing Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) Sustaining and Line Extension NPI (New Product Introduction) initiatives and deliverables, including serving as the primary coordinator for project issues, creating and managing project timelines and deliverables, providing status to Switching and Fusing’s management team, coordinating cross-functional teams and adhering to high communication and professional standards. Provide Program Management across Switching and Fusing functional departments to organize and execute the development projects for new products and systems solutions that meet customer and market requirements, while maintaining timeline and budget to reduce overall risk. This position will work collaboratively with teams of Engineers, Product Managers, Operations, Sourcing, Sales, Quality Assurance, Customers and other HPS resources.


A Day In The Life

Lead sustaining and New Product Introductions from start to finish, including:
Develops and tracks to a project budget and target dates.
Develops and maintains the project schedule.
Communicates status to cross-functional engineering, operations and business leadership team as scheduled.
Manage program and project teams for optimal return-on-investment, and coordinate and delegate cross-project initiatives
Identify key requirements needed from cross-functional teams and external vendors
Effectively manages all project communications.
Identifies and manages both risks and issues.
Facilitate issue resolution across departments and escalates as appropriate.
Adheres to and enforces project processes, methodologies, and program standards.

Creates regular status reports summarizing status of projects including financials, risks, mitigations, contingencies and impact to revenue and presents to senior management.
Works closely with Switching and Fusing Business leadership and project teams to deliver successful on-time implementations.
Ensures adherence to process across multiple project initiatives with consistent execution across multiple projects, communication, and approach.
Understands customer delivery requirements and revenue targets to guide decisions to achieve the desired outcome.

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Materials Engineering
  • PMP Certification
  • 3+ years working in product design and/or process engineering
  • 3+ years of directly relevant experience managing the implementation of NPI’s and/or sustaining activities
  • Strong organizational, analytical and project management skills combined with technical aptitude.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written, verbal and interpersonal).
  • Skilled in project planning and project management.
  • Adaptable, results oriented, and effective at managing change, and proven team building capabilities.
  • Skilled at managing conflict and effectively working through to quick resolution.

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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