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Product Engineer - Plympton, MA

Date: Jun 8, 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.

Brand Overview

For more than 80 years, Litecontrol has been the commercial lighting professional's leading partner in design. From its early innovations in wall/slot lighting, to today's advanced LED fixtures, Litecontrol remains committed to delivering the widest palette of tools and comprehensive services to maximize the power of lighting design and to minimize electric lighting's environmental impact.

Posting Address


65 Spring Street

Plympton, MA

Position Overview

Design and implement customer variants/specials. Plan and implement engineering change request for new product development and continuous improvement projects.        

Duties and Responsibilities


Execute all elements of customer-specified specials including:

  • Coordinate engineering reviews
  • Prioritize and lead production implementation
  • Add options to the Variant Configurator (VC) as appropriate
  • Manage CSA file additions including coordination with test lab
  • Update/create models, drawings & SAP material
  • BOM entry
  • Build prototypes/samples as needed


Maintain legacy product including:

  • Handle engineering change requests and notification process by interfacing with other functional groups including engineering, sales, project services, customer service and manufacturing
  • Participate in Value Engineering for legacy products and follow projects through launch
  • Initiate/Create design control documentation
  • Assist with approving/validating purchased materials when switching vendors
  • Coordinate resolution of problem reports and change requests to product configuration documents
  • Lead product phase in/phase out to minimize cost and service impact


Organizational Support:

  • Provide support for customer service, quotes and factory as needed
  • Address QC issues on factory floor
  • Assist with tech support



  • Assume additional responsibilities as required


Skills and Experience

  • CAD experience
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to create documents and visuals to communicate change to the organization
  • Materials experience and/or product knowledge desirable


Bachelors Degree in Engineering General


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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