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Manufacturing Engineer - Reading, PA

Date: Jul 21, 2021

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.
 
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.

Brand Overview

GAI-Tronics owned by Hubbell Incorporated, is the world's largest company focused on the communication needs of the world's industrial markets. Founded in 1946, GAI-Tronics' earliest products set the industry standard for durability and reliability. While maintaining our commitment to the principles of quality and customer service, today's GAI-Tronics aggressively applies leading edge technology to solve the world's most challenging communication needs, and is backed by stability, reputation, and financial strength of Hubbell Incorporated, a worldwide leader in electrical and electronic products. Standing behind all those accomplishments are our people. It is this talent that we consider to be our company's greatest asset.

Posting Address

Hubbell Inc. – GAI-Tronics

3030 Kutztown Road

Reading, PA 19605

Position Overview

The Manufacturing Engineering position plans, directs, develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods by applying sound engineering principles in design and problem solving.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot, repair, & coordinate service on pick & place and soldering equipment for printed circuit board assembly to maintain production runtime.
  • Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements, workflow, and design layout for maximum efficiency and product flow.
  • Study specifications, engineering blueprints, and shop data while discussing with engineering and shop personnel to resolve design problems.
  • Prepare manufacturing concepts & strategies, coordinate review and approval by manufacturing staff and develop detailed work instructions & drawings.
  • Confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluate products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Evaluate and recommend practices related to electronics and printed circuit board assembly
  • Confer with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, times, cost, staffing, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Evaluate product lines and recommend changes in production methods, materials, and product design to optimize throughput, quality, and cost.
  • Provide input to safety committee, Lean Manufacturing Teams, Customer service, QC, Purchasing, etc.
  • Develop and execute productivity and cost savings projects to further advance manufacturing abilities.

Skills and Experience

  • Manufacturing engineering and electronic experience
  • Experience with printed circuit boards, pick & place machines, & soldering equipment a plus
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good computer and technical experience (SAP a plus)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, & engineering drawings.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Need to be able to exercise good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Need to be able to work in a group of peers as well individually with little guidance.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing methods.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Engineering General or Electronics

 

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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