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Production Supervisor - Rocky Mount, NC

Date: Jul 9, 2019

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.

Position Overview

Oversee daily production processes as well as supervise hourly employees. Plans, directs and manages all production activities related to the manufacturing process to improve effectivity while minimizing cost.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide employee coaching and development. 
  • Take active role in the interviewing process for perspective applicants.
  • Resolve employee issues through problem resolution.
  • Plans, directs and manages all production activities related to their area’s manufacturing processes.
  • Achieve manufacturing results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaches, counseling and disciplining employees.
  • Ensures production is accurately reported after each shift.
  • Complete 1st article inspections at the beginning of each shift and after changeovers.
  • Ensures the quality systems are adhered to.
  • Works closely with Maintenance and Engineering to ensure equipment uptime.
  • Assures accurate reporting the end of the shift (labor, production and quality records).
  • Assist in the development of cost saving measures through lean initiatives.
  • Completes Hourly employee annual evaluations timely and equitably.
  • Assist in implementing LEAN concepts and continuous improvement activities.
  • Supervise departmental performance measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports to operations manager.
  • Perform accident investigations; recommend actions to prevent reoccurrences of problems.
  • Facilitate cross training.
  • Coordinate with Human Resources any disciplinary actions, which might be required.
  • Spend 80% of shift on the production floor, in assigned department.
Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Must demonstrate MS Office Proficiency, Computer literate
  • 3 – 5 years supervisory experience
  • Lean / Kaizen training
  • Must be willing to work in a 12 hour on / 12 hour off shift configuration.  Shift rotation is 4 days on 4 days off.



  • Standing/walk for up to two hours at a time
  • Lifting up to 35 pounds
  • Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend.
  • Lift, pull, push and reach using a full range of motion.


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

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