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Product Engineer (Plastics) - Rocky Mount, NC

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Rocky Mount, NC, US, 27804

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.

Posting Address

546 English Road 

Rocky Mount, NC  27804


Position Overview

Support designated product line in product development, product line maintenance, production release, production support, and product applications. This position will require working with a variety of business departments including: Marketing, Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Engineering, New Product Engineering, Customer Service, Field Sales and Management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engineering Designs and Analysis with an emphasis in structural foam plastic injection molded parts, processes, and tooling.
  • Assist Marketing with reviews of customer specifications and requirements for project needs and provide solutions with existing product offering combinations. For instances where existing product offerings do not exist, part modifications or new products will need to be developed.
  • Interface closely with Marketing Team members to develop the technical documents vital for bidding packages. Required information will include drawings, costs, test reports and any other documents needed.
  • Material take-out initiatives for maintaining competitive product line costs.
  • Participate or lead Lean Initiative Events related to product line development, support and maintenance.
  • Maintain and build CAD 2-D and 3-D files needed for Marketing or Manufacturing needs.
  • Perform or coordinate testing required for product development and maintenance.
  • Provide technical assistance to Marketing, Customer Service, Field Sales and Customers in the areas of product performance, applications and maintenance.
  • Assist in product training activities that may involve internal staffing or customer training events.
  • 10%-20% travel requirements involving off-site testing of products, Marketing support, field review of product applications or training activities.

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of overall experience in a design/manufacturing environment including at least 3 years of structural foam plastic injection molding.
  • BS Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering/Plastics preferred), AutoDesk Inventor 2D/3D knowledge and Microsoft Office proficiencies.



Bachelors Degree in Engineering General


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: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount