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Continuous Improvement Specialist - Ontario, CA

Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Ontario, CA, US, 91761-1433

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 Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Position Overview

The Continuous Improvement Specialist will drive the continuous improvement initiatives and programs through the DC by leveraging others as well as completing tasks firsthand.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and training throughout the DC using Lean tools and methodology
  • Document current best methods of operations with Value Stream maps, Process maps and Standard Work documents
  • Work with the Operations team to review and continually improve standardized processes and methods
  • Develop visual management tools and systems to improve productivity, ensure material availability (kanban) and reduce errors
  • Drive the productivity improvement plan to increase efficiency and reduce labor
  • Develop and/or select workstations, equipment, and conveyance methods that improve motion economy, safety, and ergonomics
  • Assist in the analysis, inspection, test, and/or integration to assure the quality of the receipts and deliveries
  • Work the with Operations team on new approaches to improve the safety, quality, delivery, and cost effectiveness of the processes and systems
  • Communicate significant issues or developments identified during standard work studies and provides recommended process improvement to operations leadership
  • Prepare reports to communicate involvement and results of continuous improvement activities
  • Train associates on Lean methodology to drive engagement at all levels of the facility
  • Advancement and leadership opportunities 

Skills and Experience

  • Self-starter who is results oriented and exhibits responsibility, time management, and organizational skills
  • Solid analytical skills, strong presence and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact well with associates being studied and participating in developing improvements in their areas
  • Ability to observe a process and break it down accurately into constituent steps
  • Able influence change through multiple levels of the facility
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • A belt certification in Lean or Operational Excellence
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

Posting Address

1392 Sarah Place Ste A.

Ontario, CA. 91761



Bachelors Degree


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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