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Manufacturing Test Engineer - Portsmouth, NH

Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: Somersworth, NH, US, 03878

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.

Brand Overview

We are hiring a Manufacturing Test Engineer in our Portsmouth, NH location!

We have a future to create, so join Aclara as we harness science and engineering to make a difference.  We're at the intersection of communications, data technology, energy, and national resource engineering.

Over 800 energy and utility customers across the globe ask us to solve complex challenges from making the power grid smarter, to delivering clear water, to empowering their customers to conserve energy.  We're a hardware, software, and network engineering company building new solutions to hard problems.  We're big data gurus and in the field problem solvers.

Sound like your kind of challenge?  Then join us.  We'll offer you a great work environment and competitive benefits such as medical, dental, and vision care, flex spending, 401k, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holiday and personal time, and we're committed to diversity and our veterans.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and implement test processes and methodologies to facilitate production and the processing of customer returns.
  • Serve as the manufacturing leader on new product introduction teams to provide all assembly and test processes, DFM/DFT/FMEA analysis, labor costs, capacity planning, quality plans, and 3rd party data logistics.
  • Develop and implement process improvements to reduce costs and cycle times, improve product quality and enhance operator safety/ergonomics.
  • Interface with 3rd party suppliers to resolve test and product problems.
  • Prioritize and implement multiple concurrent process improvement projects, alone or as part of a multifunctional team, to drive customer satisfaction and business productivity.
  • Provide technical support as required for production processes and equipment.
  • Specify and procure new equipment and tooling to meet production and quality requirements.
  • Develop and maintain process and equipment instructions and procedures.
  • Train personnel on manufacturing equipment and procedures.
  • Analyze manufacturing data as needed to keep processes compliant, improve yields, and increase productivity.

Skills and Experience


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years performing manufacturing or engineering function developing processes.
  • Strong proficiency with C# or equivalent programming, including test hardware and product interfaces.
  • Experience with MS SQL and Access queries and data mining.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes and provide effective efficient solutions.
  • Firm understanding of EHS principles including direct application of safety and ergonomics to all processes and equipment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including strength in clear concise technical communications to internal teams, suppliers and external customers.
  • Solid understanding of quality control methods.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, schematics and specifications.
  • Knowledgeable of Lean methodologies.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to direct technicians.
  • Proven record of effectively managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines while maintaining high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.



  • Working knowledge of network and server systems.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certified.
  • Familiarity with the utility industry including metering and communication devices.


Thank you for your interest in this opportunity & our company. We look forward to hearing from you! 


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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