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Production Supervisor (2nd Shift) - Elgin, IL

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: IL, 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 Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Position Overview

The Production Supervisor will be a hands on individual with responsibility for developing people, product and processes.   

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Actively work towards making the shift a strong performing team.
  2. Coach, lead, and develop hourly associates.
  3. Help to build an organizational culture in which passion for continuous improvement is innate.
  4. Supervise and develop direct supporting staff.
  5. Communicate with other departmental managers to understand all necessary aspect of operational development.
  6. Conduct performance reviews and disciplinary action (when needed) following company policy.
  7. Recommend changes to manufacturing processes and tooling
  8. Coordinate and maintain inventory transactions following acceptable company policies.
  9. Maintain acceptable safety, quality and productivity levels throughout the facility.
  10. Provide leadership to support manufacturing initiatives and company core values.

Skills and Experience

·         3 to 5 years production supervisory experience with exposure to metal forming, machining, tool making and/or equivalent disciplines.

·         Must understand hour by hour tool or comparable hourly metric.

·         Must have standard work knowledge and experience.

·         Must have a solid understanding and demonstrated implementation of Lean Principles: Identification of Waste and its subsequent elimination, Pull Systems, KanBan and Replenishment Systems, TPM, 5S/Workplace Organization, Visual Management, SMED, Standard Work, Flow Concepts and Level Load scheduling.

·         Proven track record of implementing and sustaining change in a manufacturing/machining environment.

·         Exceptional communication skills.


High School Diploma


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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