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Production Supervisor - Plympton, MA

Date: Jan 12, 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

65 Spring St.

Plympton, MA 02367


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, establishing priorities, monitoring progress, revising schedules and resolving problems.
  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff goals by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensure safe and proper operation of equipment by submitting requests for repairs.
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Provide clear leadership, direction and guidance to employees.
  • Assist in planning the work and make the necessary adjustments on the floor to complete the production schedule on time.
  • Provide accurate and on time completion dates when attending pre-established production meetings.
  • Identify possible bottlenecks and issues that may cause delays and potentially late shipments.
  • Make necessary suggestions to improve safety, quality, productivity, schedule performance, 5S, and utilization of equipment and manpower.
  • Embrace and encourage 5S philosophy at all times to achieve continual improvement.
Skills and Experience
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a supervisory role in a manufacturing plant environment, specifically a press/brake fabrication dept., or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working within a union environment.
  • Associates degree preferred. Related work experience will be considered.
  • Knowledge of proper capacity planning and load leveling techniques to maintain an effective production schedule.
  • Ensure work within the department meets pre-established quality assurance standards.
  • Excellent Written & Verbal Communication and Interpersonal Skills are required.
  • Examples of: Initiative; Leadership; & Innovation (“Outside the box” thinking), are required.
  • Demonstrated skill in contributing to a motivating work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain the highest ethical standards in the work environment
  • Demonstrated skill in organizing work, setting priorities and planning required.
  • Demonstrated skill in earning and keeping co-worker and direct reports’ trust
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Project).
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing is helpful.
  • Experience with SAP / ERP / MRP systems is helpful.
  • Experience with conducting Behavioral Based Safety Observations is helpful.
  • Promote a positive attitude and approach and be a constructive influence. 
  • Promote Teamwork.
Bachelors Degree
Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering or 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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