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Mechanical Engineer - Somersworth, NH

Date: Jan 14, 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.

Posting Address

130 Main St, Somersworth, NH 03878

Position Overview

Responsible for the design, development, and manufacturing support of high-volume electromechanical products.  Participates in the overall mechanical development of Aclara products, from enclosures to integration of PCB Assemblies, wire and cable routing, mechanical interfacing and mounting, as well as supporting structural components. Participate in the development of project plans including establishing requirements, schedule and cost, testing, assigning responsibilities to team members, review and evaluation of mechanical designs and components and other deliverables produced by the team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage projects as a hands-on employee using technical and administrative skills to oversee and complete engineering projects.
  • Proficient in developing unique concepts and designs to support new and existing products using 3D CAD (i.e. SolidWorks).
    • The designs should support high volume manufacturing and meet all product requirements.
  • Analyze, evaluate and correct problems found in new or existing product at local or remote manufacturing facilities and at customer locations.
  • Create manufacturing documentation such as BOMs, change orders, control records, and manufacturing test specifications.
  • Ensure all designs exceed requirements of governing agencies (e.g., FCC, UL) and must be capable of listing with these agencies where applicable.
  • Interact in a multi-disciplinary team environment to achieve the best possible product from all functional viewpoints.
  • Design analysis for manufacturability, reliability and maintainability.
  • Design to cost analysis and tradeoffs for high volume products.
  • Perform/validate mechanical stress analysis and mechanical tolerance analysis.
  • Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) on components, designs, and products.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years related design and development experience with preference to high volume electronics industry.
  • Proficient user of mechanical design tools and software (CAD, FEA, etc.), and tolerance analysis. Working knowledge of ANSI GD&T. SolidWorks platform preferred.
  • Knowledge of various component forming processes (Injection Molding, Sheet Metal/Stamping, Casting, Forging, Machining, 3D printing, etc.) and assembly processes (Electronics Assembly, Welding, Fastening, Automation, etc.). Experience with the design of plastic components, material selection and hard / soft tooling.
  • Self-starter, comfortable working both independently and in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Optimize enclosure design to hold electronics (weight, dimensions, other specifications, etc.)
  • Experience with designing for manufacturability / assembly.
  • Ability to communicate technical and design information to stakeholders in clear, concise and accurate manner.
  • Competent working with Microsoft Office and related software operating on a Windows platform.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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