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Process Engineering Manager - Wadsworth, OH

Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: OH, US

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.

Posting Address

8711 Wadsworth Rd.

Wadsworth, OH 44281

Position Overview

Direct and provide high level technical support for manufacturing of advanced ceramics, including powder synthesis, part fabrication, and finishing activities.  Lead and support product launch activities and process changes.  Analyze, troubleshoot, and provide solutions to complex process problems through continuous improvement and lean manufacturing methodologies. Coordinate the integration of material processing equipment to ensure a safe and cost-effective manufacturing process.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and support high volume manufacturing of ceramic parts
  • Execute engineering projects to improve quality, yields, and cost, with 60-80% hands-on involvement.
  • Provide direction regarding company policies and enforce safety regulations.
  • Support in the development of department budgets & supervisory control over expenditures
  • Support all technical related continuous improvement projects through Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing events designed to optimize process efficiency, reducing costs and lead-time.
  • Direct the departmental technical staff towards excellence in Engineering.
  • Coordinate process development from launch into production release. Perform FMEA’s.
  • Establish strategic goals for engineering team as it relates to financial, quality, market, and operational trends.
  • Drive new technology introduction.
  • Develop training in the fields of automation, processing, visual inspection, and other secondary operations.
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing/production issues with the ultimate aim of improving customer satisfaction.
  • Participate in developing and implementing Operational Procedures for Engineering.

Skills and Experience


  • BS or MS degree in materials science, ceramic engineering, or a related field.
  • 7-10 years of relevant process engineering experience.
  • Previous experience in an engineering leadership role.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with teammates.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, analytical, and leadership skills.
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology.

      Highly Desirable:

  • Expertise in powder synthesis and uniaxial pressing.
  • Experience with superabrasive grinding.
  • MS Office experience (Access and Visual Basic).
  • Equipment automation experience.
  • Lean background and experience…Kaizen, Poke-Yoke, 5S, Kan Ban, Plant Layout, etc.
  • Experience with capital equipment procurement.


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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