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Lean Manufacturing Engineer - Leeds, AL

Date: Feb 12, 2021

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.

Posting Address

8100 Churchill Avenue

Leeds, Alabama 35094

Duties and Responsibilities

Through the use of lean engineering tools, design and optimize manufacturing processes for the improvement of existing products and introduction of new ones

Assist in developing and implementing cost reduction initiatives through continuous improvement events

Lead troubleshooting activities for various process issues that arise

As needed, lead capital projects. Responsibilities include machine selection, cell layout, financial justification, working with quality and product engineering to create and update control plans and engineering requirements, installation of equipment and production startup

Compile project update reports and present to upper management concerning project timeline and budgets

Assist the progression of the Lean Improvement plan

Facilitate and run Kaizen events and sustainment activities

Provide Lean training to engineers and management

Skills and Experience

Minimum 7 years’ experience in a manufacturing or industrial engineering (or similar) role.

Demonstrated success in continuous improvement methodologies, including Kaizen events and sustainment activities

Demonstrated ability to change processes and culture of a shop floor environment with sustainment

Demonstrated success in leading cross-functional teams and managing projects to completion

Demonstrated success in justification of capital projects

Knowledge of quality tools.

Ability to train on Lean fundamentals

Excellent communication and documentation skills

A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering is preferred.



Bachelors Degree


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.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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