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Manufacturing Engineer - Littleton, NH

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: NH, 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 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

150 Burndy Rd.

Littleton, NH 03561

Position Overview

Responsible to conduct detailed studies and analysis to optimize manufacturing processes, estimate costs for new products, contribute to department cost reductions and CAPEX goals and disposition non-conforming materials by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the manufacturing floor for all existing products and processes.  Floor support includes but is not limited to dispositions of rejects, preparation of method deviations, and analysis of process problems related to material, methods, or machines.
  • Analyze, recommend and implement process improvements that improve quality and reduce manufacturing costs.
  • Design, draft, develop, and implement tooling, fixtures, equipment, and/or accessories utilizing solid modeling packages to achieve process improvements.
  • Work with outside vendors to receive quotes for specialty tooling and equipment. Specify and place orders for tooling and ancillary equipment.
  • Investigate, evaluate, specify, and purchase new manufacturing equipment in order to make process improvements, reduce cost, improve safety, and improve quality.
  • Work with Product Marketing, Engineering and Product Design to develop processes and launch new products or product extensions including: process steps and cycle times, equipment specifications, cost analyses, operation sheets, item openers, make vs. buy decisions, and tooling for new products.  Participate in pilot runs and debugging of new processes and machines.
  • Guiding, informing and counseling production supervisors, plant management, and other personnel in the solution of process problems.
  • May provide manufacturing input to Safety Committee (SAC), SPC Teams, Process Improvement Teams (PIT), Focus Team, Customer Service, Marketing, QC and Purchasing.
  • Additional duties include tool design, preparation of stage drawings and set-up sheets, gage specifications, capacity and utilization studies, layouts, Capital Equipment justifications, Engineering Change notice initiation and approvals, and vendor liaisons.
  • Apply engineering and statistical problem-solving methods to process manufacturing problems to drive root-cause corrections and ongoing improvement.
  • Developing and optimizing CNC programs using programming and solid model CAM packages.
  • Developing/creating work instructions for jobs prior to actual manufacturing.
  • Working with Quality, Design, and Marketing personnel to determine the disposition of non-conforming products and materials.

Required Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Engineering; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Database software; CAD software; Solid Modeling packages; Internet software; Spreadsheet software; Word Processing software; Presentation software; CAM software; Statistical software.
  • Preferred Skills:  Ability to interact with a variety of people including all levels of employees, vendors, etc.  CNC programming a plus.
  • Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

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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