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Design Engineer Manager - Plympton, MA

Date: Jan 2, 2021

Location: Plympton, MA, US, 02367-1701

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 Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.
Posting Address

Litecontrol/Hubbell 

65 Spring Street 

Plympton, MA 02367 

Position Overview
  • Direct the product development process by managing projects and personnel in a manner which   maximizes resources and achieves company objectives.  Oversee design proposals, costing, value engineering and project database management.   Responsible for the management, scheduling and execution of engineering projects.
  • Supervises multi-disciplinary teams of professional staff that may include mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, industrial designers, as well as product safety and photometric specialists.  Ensure that department is appropriately staffed; handle all personnel decisions pertaining to hiring, firing, time off, training and feedback; and foster a collaborative work environment.  
  • Lead the product development effort from early concepts through coordination of design for manufacturing and production.  Develop reports for senior management which track and measure engineering activities.
  • Develop engineering policies and implement engineering procedures and techniques, striving for continual improvement and efficiencies. 
  • Ensure the interface with engineering is seamless and promotes teamwork across all inter-company functions.
  • Establish, track, and manage department budget, with an expense responsibility as outlined.
  • Interface with customers and suppliers to determine product requirements and resolve specification issues as needed.
  • Identifies, qualifies, and manages consultants and outside resources as well as additional internal personnel required for the successful execution of team’s objectives including, but not limited to, technical specialists (electronics, optics, reliability, testing), Intellectual Property, and strategic partnerships.
  • Maintain and expand internal measurement, testing, certification, prototyping and simulation capabilities.
  • Represent and participate within intercompany activities, including involvement in on one or more committees
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested.
Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum of five years prior experience in Product Design, preferably within the lighting industry, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience; formal lighting education is desirable; MS is desired. 
  • Strong technical background with a working knowledge of photometric; architectural engineering and design; and modelling/rendering techniques.
  • Superior understanding of manufacturing processes and technical relevance of current industry offerings.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience managing multiple personality types, including creative and technical.
  • Familiarity with CADD and photometric simulation software is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and a working knowledge of various engineering software tools.
  • Experience with CNC machining equipment, machine tools, material handling systems, industrial production equipment, including plastic injection molding tooling and design is preferable.
Skills and Experience
  • Experience managing multiple personality types, including creative and technical.
  • Familiarity with CADD and photometric simulation software is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and a working knowledge of various engineering software tools.
  • Experience with CNC machining equipment, machine tools, material handling systems, industrial production equipment, including plastic injection molding tooling and design is preferable.
Education
Bachelors Degree in Engineering Management or Electrical Engineering
Competencies
Empowers Others
Professional Maturity
Establishes Priorities
Customer Focus
Integrity and Ethics
Results Driven/Initiative
Strategic Thinking
Communications
Builds Talent
Team Leadership
Functional Excellence
Business Knowledge

 

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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