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Maintenance Supervisor - Christiansburg, VA

Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: VA, 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 Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with engineering and maintenance staff providing leadership and directing others to reach performance objectives.
  • Works closely with internal Hubbell resources as well as outside consultants to continually assess the EH&S risks associated with plant operations.
  • Analyze plant data to develop facility improvement plans with the objective to improve reliability and repeatability of processes. Deploy systems that continually improve reliability of plant and equipment.
  • Understand critical drivers to improve plant safety, quality, service and cost and provide leadership to collaborative, cross functional teams as they strive for improvements.
  • Utilize qualitative and quantitative methods and analysis to identify, understand and control the critical few factors effecting key problems.
  • Lead the troubleshooting of plant equipment and facility systems.
  • Maintenance of mechanical presses, CNC equipment, Wash/Paint/Cure machinery, welding, robotics, assembly and material handling systems.
  • Design, maintain and energy management of building and building systems including HVAC, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, chemical systems.
  • Regulatory requirements for EPA, OSHA, building codes.
  • Creating and understanding of related systems drawings, with CAD and data files.
  • Project Management aspects including scope definition, scope adherence, stakeholder concurrence, budgeting, scheduling, risk management, procurement and installation support, including coordinating the activities of contract engineers and trade contractors during system modifications/additions.
  • Create compelling written and oral presentations as this position will communicate at all levels within the company and interface with external contractors and regulatory agents.
  • Develop, maintain and provide access to standard operating procedures and other procedures for installed systems.

Skills and Experience

  • BS degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering discipline.
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible facilities development, project management, supervision, and/or maintenance activities.
  • Demonstrated leadership in managing maintenance and engineering work groups.
  • Able to interpret all types of industrial schematics and demonstrate electrical troubleshooting, automation and PLC diagnostics.
  • Proficiency in CAD, preferably AutoCAD & Solid Edge.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, utilizing MS office as a platform.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Metal forming and high speed stamping skills preferred
  • Practitioner of root cause failure analysis methods preferred


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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