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Continuous Improvement Engineer - Rocky Mount, NC

Date: May 12, 2022

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. 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.


Position Overview

This position will be responsible for participating in Lean events, assisting in the coordination of events, and assisting in the identification of lean initiatives and opportunities within the Rocky Mount, NC manufacturing site. In addition, this position will assist in training and developing employees within the location in relation to Lean concepts and tools, allowing individuals to drive continuous improvements within their departments.

Candidate must be a highly motivated and independent worker who has a passion for continuous improvement and the development of others. Position will offer complex challenges that require in-depth data analysis, original thinking, persistence, and a positive attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops continuous improvement strategies by translating business objectives into actionable projects
  • Communicates and exemplifies the company’s continuous improvement philosophy, vision and expectations
  • Shares lean and continuous improvement best practices through the organization
  • Act as a Lean/Continuous Improvement business partner to all departments and levels (top leadership to shop floor), challenging processes, proposing ideas and driving change
  • Acts as a change agent around continuous improvement opportunity
  • Trains teams in improvement processes, optimizes floor layout and material flow using lean concepts
  • Implement and utilize Sustainment Techniques (SQDC, 30 Day Follow- Up Meetings, Steering Committee, and Sustainment Metrics etc.)
  • Develops employee training and development on lean concepts

Education, Skills and Experience

  • This position will require a minimum of 3-5 years lean manufacturing experience
  • Exposure to a Lean Environment or Lean Tools; Value Stream Mapping, 5S implementation, root cause analysis, FMEA, etc
  • Bachelors in Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Six Sigma (GB/BB) a plus



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