Kiln Operator - PM Shift - Wadsworth, OH

Date: Feb 24, 2024

Location: Wadsworth, OH, US, 44281

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.

Job Overview

12 hour rotating shifts (5:00pm - 5:00am) - on 2 off 2, work every Wednesday 6 hours, off every other weekend (Sat/Sun)

-Wednesday shifts alternate each week: 5pm - 11pm or 11pm - 5am


Starting Pay Rate: $24.00 per hour (plus a 10% shift differential)

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Medical/Dental.
  • 401k.
  • $100 yearly paid Safety Toe reimbursement (mandatory wear).
  • Mandatory overtime when needed
  • Overtime pay rate at 1.5x. Double-time pay rate 7th consecutive day of working 8hrs.
  • Paid breaks.
  • Paid holidays.

A Day In The Life

  • Assist in the making of varistor blocks used in the assembly of high voltage surge arrestors
  • Able to perform function of the kilns such as loading and unloading blocks per Process Specification and all operating procedures – Loading and unloading Binder Burnout Ovens.
  • Follow all safety rules and lock out tag out regulations for self and others.
  • Able to distinguish between good and out of spec product.

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Previous experience in manufacturing is preferred
  • Previous experience operating a tow motor is preferred
  • Must be able to perform basic tasks on a PC or tablet.
  • Willing and able to work a 12 hour shift.
  • Willing and able to work in hot and humid environment.
  • Able to stand on your feet for extended periods
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Work in a fast-paced setting
  • Able to do repeated monotonous work
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to maintain a reliable attendance record
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime and assist with covering vacations as needed


Communicating and Influencing
Enabling Execution
Initiative and Drive
Leveraging Learning and Feedback
Positive Approach and Stress Tolerance
Resolving Conflict
Technology Agility


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: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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