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Production Manager - Aiken, SC

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: SC, 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.

Position Overview

This position requires a hands-on management style to provide leadership of all manufacturing functions. The Production Manager’s key challenge will be to grow Production Outputs within guidelines for Product Quality, Labor Costs and Energy Efficiencies while being an active Safety Advocate and Environmental Steward. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and a detail-oriented leader. Deploy company and factory policies and strategies to staff throughout the manufacturing operation and translate them into team and personal goals. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Continually improve EH&S performance by addressing facility physicals and employee behaviors to ensure safe and controlled manufacturing operations. Maintain and improve housekeeping in all areas.
  • Lead Production Operations. Plan, direct and coordinate the manufacturing of products in compliance with goals and objectives.
  • Establish and control conditions of production to satisfy Customer and Quality specifications.
  • Maximize the efficiency of the Production processes.
  • Plan, organize and coordinate operations, in accordance with established policies, principles, and procedures, to deliver the most effective return on assets through the efficient use of materials, machines, and employees.
  • Review production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to assure attainment of business objectives.
  • Manage spending against agreed budget, controlling spend relative to changes in production volume. Participate in the annual expense and capital budget development for the department.
  • Implements and drives “continuous improvement” activities by eliminating non valued added activities in the manufacturing process (waste elimination).
  • Improve manpower utilization and schedule stability that allows for a maximum return on efficiencies.
  • Monitor production standards and implement quality-control programs to continuously reduce both process and product variations.
  • Recruit, train and develop production personnel to ensure safe and efficient operations. Establish group and individual accountabilities throughout assigned areas of responsibility to consistently deliver safety, quality and performance improvements.
  • Work to establish management practices which include all employees’ positive involvement with equal opportunity for constructive input and action.
  • Assure personnel policies are effectively administered and employee issues are addressed in a timely fashion


Skills and Experience

Minimum of 5 years of production management experience
Possess strong leadership and communication skills
A proven track record of success in budgeting, cost reduction, scheduling, staffing, training, and development of personnel and managing the production process.
Able to motivate people and hold them accountable for performance
Proficient Microsoft Office Skills


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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