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Project Specialist - South Bend, IN

Date: Dec 7, 2018

Location: IN, 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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Division Overview

Posting Address

3902 W Sample St

South Bend, IN 46619

Position Overview

This position is to provide project coordination, administrative support, and follow up from initial concept to complete installation of a wide range of projects including but not limited to: automation, facility remodel/improvements, method improvement, streamline processes, and cost reduction projects.  Will be responsible to communicate and coordinate activities with: various internal departments, IT teams, different levels of management, and outside vendors / suppliers.  Occasionally assist with hosting events related to assigned projects. Must have the ability to problem solve, estimate project costs, develop and submit requests for funding, provide administrative support to project team, document and communicate effectively, and coordinate/supervise various tasks to ensure on-time project completion.

In addition, recommend areas to improve: facility appearance and functionality, production methods, equipment performance, quality of product, and system uses that can streamline productivity.  Participate in activities that relate to improving the overall plant/warehouse performance and appearance.  May be required to occasionally work different shifts to facilitate project implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Investigate project feasibility and perform cost studies for project justification.
  • Develop and submit AFE (Authority For Expenditure) to Management.
  • Review and coordinate projects.
  • Work with team members to specify equipment/materials, systems, timelines, team members, and other items/data required.
  • Coordinate the estimating, bidding, procurement and standardizations necessary for the projects.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, shared, and stored appropriately.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and lead regular team meetings.
  • Coordinate and supervise project progress and work with team members to trouble shoot, and completely implement the project tasks according to timeline.
  • Document and coordinate the training necessary for projects.
  • Optimize the final operation of the projects to ensure safe, reliable, efficient and cost effective.
  • Complete cost savings audit upon project completion.


Principle Working Relationships:


  • Upper Management.
  • Manufacturing Engineering personnel.
  • Maintenance/Tool Room Department.
  • Hourly production/warehouse personnel.
  • Production/warehouse supervisors.
  • Outside vendors / suppliers.
  • Safety Department.
  • Quality Assurance.
  • Product Engineering.
  • Purchasing Department.
  • Customer Service.
  • Marketing and Sales.


Skills and Experience

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
  • Organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Project Management education, PMP certification, or CAPM certification a plus.
  • Six Sigma Black/Green Belt, Lean experience a plus.
  • Logistical/Supply Chain training or experience a plus.


Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Relevant Industries


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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