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Senior Engineering Manager - Shelton, CT

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Shelton, CT, US, 06484-4300

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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.
Position Overview

This role focuses on key new product development processes and the associated interaction with customers / channel partners, marketing, manufacturing, onshore and offshore engineering centers.  The primary objectives are to drive New Product Development projects ensuring successful product launches on schedule. Secondary objectives are to ensure that key customer requirements are incorporated into new products and that products are fully compliant with all required safety standards.

Reports To:  VP of Engineering

Internal relationships: Marketing, Manufacturing Engineering, Production, Product Engineering, Quality Control, Production Control, Engineering Services, Purchasing.

External Relationships: Tool vendors, component vendors, Model or Prototype Shops, Listing and Certification agencies, customers, OEM Engineers, Off Shore Design entities.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure Voice of the Customers is effectively reflected in the scope and requirements of key new product development (NPD) projects.
  • Ensure that NPD business cases have the required information prior to submission to management for project approval.
  • Manage specific NPD projects as assigned.
  • Evaluate and assign work in accordance with priorities and individual skills.
  • Annually evaluate performance of individual subordinates.
  • Prepare and maintain project schedules.
  • Develop and institute concepts and solutions to design and application problems.
  • Check design concept and layouts, review and assist in design work with regard to function, safety, cost, project definition, and conformance to Codes and Standards. Check and evaluate models and drawings.  Designate pertinent testing and evaluate results.  Evaluate designs using DFMA principles.
  • Review with and obtain approval from Director of Engineering/VP Engineering of all phases of project assignment.
  • Schedule required project reviews and secure agreement with other departments (Sales, Manufacturing, etc.) on project direction.
  • Keep up to date and support new / revised industry standards, regulatory agency and code requirements and secure necessary approvals for new and revised products (UL, CSA, IEC, etc.).
  • Keep up to date on new materials, processes and applications as they apply to our products and recommend improvements (performance, cost, etc.).
  • Identify and recommend improvements to the design engineering process.
  • Identify and recommend improvements to the product development process.
  • Identify and recommend training needed to improve efficiency.
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks to be assigned as needed based on organizational and company needs.

 

Skills and Experience

 

Experience Requirements:

  • 10 yrs engineering experience at project level Design & Engineering of Electro–Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic product
  • 5 years of Engineering Management experience is required
  • Strong team leadership, interpersonal and facilitation skills needed
  • Strong project management skills required
  • PMP certification a plus
  • Hands on design experience utilizing CAD required 
Education
Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering

 

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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