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Technician, Tool & Die - Belmont, NH

Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: Manchester, NH, US, 03109-5311

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.

Posting Address

19 Field Ln, Belmont, NH 03220

Position Overview

With minimum of supervision, analyzes specifications, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate components for cutting-edge custom automated manufacturing equipment.  Equipment includes machined components, fabricated parts, and purchased parts such as: robotics, vision systems, pick & place mechanisms, feeders, indexing dials, conveyors, custom drill/tap heads, and custom tooling.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Include a significant portion of the below duties, and others may be assigned.
  • Works with engineers to help develop custom solutions to difficult mechanical problems.  Designs and fabricates and tests proof-of-concept mock-ups to prove out new concepts, and dial-in operating parameters (tool geometry, cutting speeds, feed rates, etc).
  • Studies specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts.
  • Calculates dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, jig borer, job grinders, grinder and honing machine, to machine or fabricate parts and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications.
  • Smoothes flat and contoured surfaces with power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together into assemblies and mechanisms.
  • Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances.
  • Heat treats tools and parts.
  • Brazes and welds (MIG and TIG a plus) parts.
  • Examines standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommends design modifications regarding construction and function of part.
  • Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.
  • Lifts machine parts and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable

Required Qualifications: Operate all tool room equipment proficiently.  CNC Lathes, Millers, grinders, Bridgeport, manual lathe, grinders.  Some proficiency in CAD a plus.

Prefer four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  But the right candidate with less experience may be considered.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to supply concepts such as fractions, percentages and ratios to practical situations.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Skills and Experience

  • Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms Regularly.
  • Sit and talk or hear Frequently.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Lift and or Move up to 100 pounds occasionally.
  • Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus Required.

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong communication skills to respectfully interface with internal and external personnel.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Humble team contributor


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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