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Manager, Project Management - Greenville, SC

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: SC, US

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 Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Posting Address

701 Millennium Blvd.

Greenville, SC 29607

Position Overview

The Hubbell Lighting Continuous Improvement team is seeking an experienced and driven individual with experience directly leading and executing improvements in the areas of cost, service, quality and safety. This role will provide the opportunity to make significant direct contribution across all areas of the business.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assumes leadership role on projects of moderate complexity and size with limited supervision. Able to work on complex tasks, lead teams, and manage multiple projects to completion.
  • Lead or support continuous improvement initiatives focused in areas such as:
    • Cost reduction
    • Productivity Improvement
    • Scrap Reduction
    • Lead Time Reduction
  • Project Management for assigned platform projects including budget responsibility
  • Identifies, evaluates and resolves project conflicts and issues. Identifies resource requirements and constraints for projects according to determined timelines and budgets.
  • Ensures best practices and procedures are implemented and followed
  • Lead projects while also providing value as an individual contributor.
  • Facilitate cross-functional teams (Brand Management, Engineering, Quality, Sourcing, Marketing, Operations) in attaining desired business objectives.
  • Identify and execute on areas of opportunities to support plants and product groups in achieving their financial goals.

Skills and Experience

  • 4 year degree in finance, business or a technical field
    •  MS Engineering or Business preferred
  • 5-10 years in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • 5 years in Engineering role actively implementing Lean principals
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work autonomously, while escalating where necessary, and possess acumen in executing business decisions.
  • Ability to plan work and anticipate organizational needs
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to successfully develop, launch and execute multiple projects to target goals.
  • Strong facilitation and organization skills
  • Proficiency with MS Project (or similar), Excel, and PowerPoint is needed.
  • Experience with Lean and/or Six Sigma a plus
  • Experience with SAP a plus

Education

Bachelors Degree in Engineering General

 

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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