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Sr Assoc Quality Engineer - Vega Baja, PR

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Vega Baja, PR, 00694-4138

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.
Group Overview

Hubbell Commercial and Industrial Group (HCI) provides reliable electrical solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications, along with high voltage test and measurement solutions.  HCI has various divisions among which there is Wiring Systems.  Wiring Systems provide a leading range of receptacles, plugs, connectors, switches, and ground fault products serving the Industrial, Commercial, Residential, Datacom AV and Marine Markets.

Posting Address

Hubbell Caribe Limited

Cabo Caribe Industrial Park

Road # 686, KM 17.3

Vega Baja, Puerto Rico 00693

Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Technical Services Manager this position supervises the quality activities of the Business Unit, ensuring the maintenance of certifications objectives and procedural requirements of Canadian Standards Association (CSA), product certification of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), and compliance with the established Quality System as required by the International Standardization Organization (ISO) 9001-2015.

Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Develops and maintains the assigned Business Unit quality plans, testing procedures, workmanship standards, specifications, visual aids, etc. in order to assure compliance with customer requirements, as well as the Hubbell Caribe Limited (“HCL”) certifications: UL, CSA, and ISO.
  2. Responsible for the inspection, auditing, and recordkeeping of the assigned Business Unit quality requirements; i. e. in-process, final assembly, and packaging inspection and test status.
  3. Assures the assigned Business Unit compliance with CSA and ISO material/product identification, traceability, documentation, evaluation, and disposition of non-conforming materials, parts, and/or product.
  4. Responsible for the assigned Business Unit quality records retention activities pertaining to inspection and test results, analysis of statistical data, calibration records of measurements and test instruments, QC Holds, Material Review Board (MRB) dispositions, Defective Material Reports (DMR’s) issuance, disposition, and corrective actions, etc.
  5. Assists the assigned Business Unit Manager in the gathering, upkeep, and analysis of scrap, rework, sorting, QC Holds, and material returned to supplier data.
  6. Characterizes process, machinery, and/or equipment problems affecting quality. Participates in the development and implementation of corrective actions.
  7. This position has the responsibility of reporting QC Holds to the Business Unit Manager; participate in the evaluation of the material, process, and/or product non-conformance, and the responsibility to lead the necessary efforts for the identification, and implementation of corrective actions.
  8. Promotes improvements in the internal customer/supplier relationships and ensures internal compliance to the Quality System requirements.
  9. Responsible for ensuring an environmental clean, accident free working environment as well as compliance with Local and Federal Safety and Environmental regulations as applicable to “HCL”.
  10. Support and contribute actively with the Lean Manufacturing program.
  11. Assumes additional duties and responsibilities related as required and assigned.
Education, Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering Science, one (1) to five (5) years of experience in manufacturing industry Engineering, Production, and/or Quality experience.
  • Experience preferably at Electrical/Electronic manufacturing.
  • Fluent in written and verbal English and Spanish languages.
  • Computer literate.  SAP practical knowledge a plus.


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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