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Foundry Tooling Engineer - Leeds, AL

Date: Jun 29, 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.

Brand Overview

Posting Address

Leeds, AL


Position Overview

Support the manufacturing operation’s tool room and pattern shop technical applications.  Position will be a member of the tooling design and CNC manufacturing team.

Position is responsible for assisting pattern shop manager in the design of sand cast and permanent mold foundry tooling. Assist in programming CNC mills used to manufacture tooling. Create and modify 3D models using AutoCAD Inventor and similar software. The position may also be called upon to assist with creating work instructions, shop layout improvements, material storage and handling improvements etc. 
Core description of the position

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Use AutoCAD Inventor to create or modify 3D models
•    Design foundry patterns, core tooling and permanent molds from 3D part models
•    Learn design characteristics that reduce molding defects
•    Program and setup CNC mill to machine patterns and other types of tooling 
•    The right candidate may also be trained to operate 3d scanning and printing equipment
•    Setup and operation of RAM and Wire EDM machines
•    Interpreted drawing specifications
•    Create and or modify 3D models 
•    Be part of team using mold flow software to improve tooling design
•    Be part of a quality improvement team reviewing scrap output and evaluating tooling design as a course for scrap reduction
•    Fabricate patterns on CNC milling machines
•    Select materials to be used for various die and fixture applications
•    Perform all tasks in a safe and timely manner while adhering to all company policies 

Skills and Experience

•    AutoCAD Inventor
•    CNC programming manual and CadCam software
•    RAM & Wire EDM
•    Mold Flow


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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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