Sr. Associate Quality Engineer - Leeds, AL

Date: Jun 26, 2024

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

The Sr. Associate Quality Engineer is responsible for the following functions for the Connectors Business Unit in Leeds, Alabama. The primary focus of this position will be on the reduction of scrap across three foundries running various alloys, as well as growing the effectivities of the foundry work cells, especially by focusing on grinding improvements and efficiencies along with taking the lead on new product. Quality Assurance is responsible for supporting daily operations, ensuring HPS quality standards are being met, improving the manufacturing process by removing waste, process documentation and ensuring the safety of all operations.

A Day In The Life

  • Coordinate activities with other management personnel as required.
  • Significant understanding of foundry operations along with sophisticated knowledge of sand systems
  • Ensure process optimization, quality and profitability in designated areas
  • Keep management apprised of progress and obstacles that constrain attainment of company objectives. More meaningfully, must be able to offer proposals for overcoming said obstacles
  • Attend and participate in production planning meetings as the need arises
  • Total awareness of the plant policies and environment as it pertains to the safety of other employees, operation of equipment, handling of equipment/materials, and visitors required.
  • Critical to driving waste out of our production system through Lean techniques and other cost reduction initiatives
  • Understand and supervise QA & Production performance as defined in foundry control plan(s).
  • Will be completely engaged in overall foundry scrap reduction efforts.

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Experience in Quality Engineering within a Manufacturing environment
  • Metal foundries and metal processing environments experience would be helpful but not required 
  • Must have practical knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; SAP systems would be helpful but not required
  • Lean manufacturing would be a plus

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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