Quality Engineer - Reading, PA

Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Reading, PA, US, 19605

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.

Posting Address

Reading, Pennsylvania 

Position Overview

Develop new product qualifications, analyze defect trends, provide component approval and regulatory agency support, conduct product audits, and investigate and evaluate customer complaints.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop new product qualification test plans in accordance with engineering specifications
  • perform life, acceptance, and first production tests.
  • Report results at periodic intervals, including: problems, areas of concern, failures.
  • Prepare inspection, test plans, and equipment requirements.
  • Understand and interpret Engineering drawings, schematics and functional specifications to develop appraisal processes that assure product quality.
  • Analyze yield trends and defect data to determine process, component, or design problems.
  • Determine process, component, or design problems. 
  • Request corrective action and follow-up to measure the effectiveness of action taken.
  • ​​​​​​​Provide quality technical support (approval/disapproval) for MDN - Material Deviation Notice, and PPR – Production Problem Report.
  • Review Engineering Notices and update test and inspection procedure to conform.
  • Provide component approval support for existing products. 
  • Provide regulatory agency support to the organization released products.
  • Audit finished goods.
  • Investigate, evaluate, and report customer complaints.

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, and ratio’s and proportions to practical situations, SPC.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills: Must have strong Microsoft Office, e-mail and other PC application skills.
  • Problem Solving:  Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analysis information skillfully; develops alternative solutions, works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management:  Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget’ manages project team activities.
  • Lean Six Sigma experience. 
  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or General Engineering required. 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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