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Manufacturing Engineer - Greenville, Alabama

Date: May 30, 2019

Location: Greenville, AL, US, 36037-2435

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 Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Posting Address

501 Industrial PKWY

Greenville, AL  36037



Position Overview

The following positions will include but not limited to, project experience, the ability to compile work instructions and complete time studies.  Experience with improving production process flow and the ability to develop new processes. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Roles & Responsibilities:


  1. Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods by applying sound engineering principles in fixture design, problem solving, and material selection.
  2. Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency and product flow.  Must apply Lean Manufacturing methods.
  3. Confer with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
  4. Study specifications, engineering blueprints and shop data and confer with engineering and shop personnel to resolve design problems.
  5. Prepare tool and fixture concepts, coordinate review and approval by manufacturing staff and develop detail CAD drawings.
  6. Confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards.
  7. Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.  Use MTM, MSD, Time Study, or similar formal system for factory time measurement.
  8. Evaluate and recommend practices related to metal forming, metal cutting, and heat treating.
  9. Confer with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  10. Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.  Evaluate product lines and recommend changes in production methods, materials and product design to optimize throughput, quality and cost.
  11. Provide input to safety committee, Lean Manufacturing Teams, Customer service, QC, Purchasing, etc.
  12. Successfully complete:
    1. Safety Training
    2. Quality Training
    3. ISO Training

Skills and Experience

  • Years experience - 3 to 5 years
  • Education and/or Experience - Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and/or two or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Language Skills - Good communication skills are key.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Experience working with consolidations.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Need to be able to exercise good judgment and decision making skills. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have Other Skills and Abilities - Must be detail oriented. Must be organized and have the ability and drive to meet deadlines and work under pressure.  An individual should have knowledge of Database software; Design software, including ProE and AutoCad; Development software; Internet software; Manufacturing software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  • Physical Demands - 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.
  • Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Associates Degree in Engineering General or Mechanical Engineering

Bachelors Degree in Engineering General or Mechanical Engineering


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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