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Product Manager (Connectors) - Leeds, AL

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

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.

Position Overview

This is a Technical Marketing position with a heavy emphasis on engineering/application proficiency. This position will help develop and grow sales associated with the Substation & Transmission Connectors Market. 

 

You will be involved in developing an understanding of customer needs, leading the development of required product (using Sourcing/Engineering resources), developing transmission assembly solutions (Hubbell product packages including drawings), Sales/Customer communications for sales growth and developing advertising collateral needs. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Hubbell Pricing team to set Market prices, approve prices issued & personally set the prices associated with major projects (significant one time sales opportunities).
  • Define product needs to expand the Hubbell product line offering to satisfy industry needs.
  • Design transmission assemblies using Hubbell product that is compliant to the customer provided specifications along with industry standards applicable to the project country location. 
  • Read customer specification documents to define the bid needs. 
  • Collaborate with and lead Product Engineers to assist with developing drawings, specifications & exceptions associated with bid packages for quoted transmission projects.
  • Collaborate with Hubbell Sales Team & Customers for day to day business (Problem solving, applications, training, bid-packages & pricing)
  • Collaborate with Customer Service and resolve questions concerning customer transactions, product needs, application requests, product cross-references and similar.
  • Collaborate with customers on major projects, promoting new products, training and various other business activities.
  • Run the Electrical & Mechanical testing requirements associated with performance testing of customer projects. This to include handling test needs and customers that may be present to witness testing.
  • Handle development, maintenance & all aspects of the product catalog for this product line. 
  • Provide the Hubbell Branding team advertising ideas & proofing/approving all collateral generated.
  • Share/recommend decisions concerning pricing at significant dollar amounts; market and product needs
  • Provide mentorship to supporting product engineering team members

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • 3+ years' in Product and/or Applications Engineering
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Microsoft® applications such as Excel, Word, TEAMS, etc. 
  • SAP experience is desirable but also obtainable at Hubbell 

 

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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