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Lean Manufacturing Engineer - Mayville, WI

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Mayville, WI, US, 53050

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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Brand Overview

Gleason Reel Corporation is a worldwide leader in the production of industrial duty products for cable & hose management, mobile electrification and industrial workplace solutions. In February of 1996, Gleason Reel was acquired by Hubbell Inc., and became part of the Hubbell Electrical Systems Group. Along with Hubbell standards, our world-renowned brand names include: Gleason® Reels, Festoons and Conductor Bars, PowerTrak® Cable Carriers, as well as Qualtech® Document Stands which are sold under Hubbell Workplace Solutions® division.

Posting Address

600 South Clark Street
Mayville WI 53050

Position Overview

This position will assist the Manufacturing Engineering Manager in implementing and sustaining Kaizen throughout the Mayville plants to help transform the facilities from traditional manufacturing to a lean manufaturing enviroment with a high involvement culture.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prioritize, coordinate, and plan all Kaizen activities, including events/teams.
  • Follow-up on Kaizen events to ensure 30-day and Parking Lot follow-up items are completed
  • Monitor and report on 90-day sustainment of Kaizen event improvements.
  • Train employees on the Principles of Lean Manufacturing and other Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement techniques.
  • Perform the role of Facilitator, Team Leader or Team Member on Kaizen events, and facilitate event training on the first day of events.
  • Contribute to and promote Continuous Improvement/Kaizen activities throughout the plant.
  • Actively pursue avenues for reducing wastes.
  • Implement and monitor sustainable visual management programs departmentally; including 5S, schedule consistency, and other shop floor reporting.
  • Promptly communicate to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager any issues that may act as impediments to the success of the continuous improvement culture.
  • Support Plant-wide Safety initiatives. 

Skills and Experience


  • 3+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Lean tool experience
  • Self-motivated and upbeat, with ability to lead teams
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent prioritization skills and ability to work independently
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in computer operation (Excel, Word etc.)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Manufacturing or equivalent
  • Green / Black Belt in LEAN Six Sigma
  • Prior Kaizen team leadership experience


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: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing