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Sr Associate Manufacturing Engineer - Boonton, NJ

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: NJ, US

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

353 Powerville Road

Boonton Township, NJ 07005

Position Overview

Responsible for leading, managing, reporting and initiating continuous improvement projects and maintaining product quality control in the Utility Automation Manufacturing Cell located in Boonton, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and implement cycle time and cost reduction initiatives through continuous improvement (kaizen) events.
  • Evaluate vendor proposals for new equipment and develop capital requests
  • Develop and implement ergonomic changes in the manufacturing setting
  • Work closely with product engineering in product changes/new product introductions
  • Troubleshoot and resolve manufacturing line issues
  • Design and optimize manufacturing processes for the improvement of existing products and the launch of new products
  • Create new standard work instructions and documentation for process and product changes as needed
  • Provide technical support/training to direct labor employees
  • Support New Product Development activity including PFMEA, Quality Control Planning, Measurement Systems design and deployment
  • Lead troubleshooting activities for various process issues that arise
  • Create and maintain Quality Assurance programs throughout the Production Operation
  • Lead and participate in Problem Solving and Troubleshooting activity for the manufacturing cell,
  • Initiate and drive Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and sustain corrective actions
  • Ownership of Nonconforming Material process
  • Lead corrective action activities for manufacturing and supplier related issues
  • Lead Supplier Quality Program for assigned Product Lines
  • Assist in implementing and updating Value Stream Maps
  • Champion continuous improvement activities

Skills and Experience

  • BS in Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 5+ years experience in an Electronics, Mechanical, or relevant manufacturing environment
  • Preferred experience with Electronic and Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) Assemblies
  • For Electrical background, working knowledge of Labview programming is a plus
  • For Mechanical background, 3D CAD experience is required.
  • Must have demonstrated project management experience
  • A fluent understanding of lean tools and concepts is essential, i.e. time studies, kaizen events, Value Stream Maps, etc
  • A continuous improvement mindset is critical
  • Must be familiar with ISO 9000


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or 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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