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Product Line/NPD Engineer - Winsted, CT 8/20/2016

Hubbell Incorporated Winsted, CT

Company
Hubbell Incorporated
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
46561
AJE Ref #
575938759
Location
Winsted, CT
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of transmission, distribution, substation, underground, OEM and communications products used by 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 power to millions of people worldwide. In our business failure is not an option. So 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.



PRIMARY PURPOSE: This is an engineering role responsible for product line maintenance, product line testing, developing customer solutions and New Product Development by working with Product Managers to grow Electric Motion Company sales and profitability.



MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:



* Product line maintenance {cost reductions, drawing updates, engineering change requests and interfacing with various departments including Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement & QA Departments}

* Product line variations {design, test & document product variations needed for specific customer demands}

* Perform or assist with mechanical and/or electrical testing needs to qualify or validate product performance.

* Collaborate with Product Manager in efforts to understand industry needs and define product line additions necessary to gain greater market share.

* Assist Product Manager in supporting Customers with application needs/questions and may include customer training of proper product application/installation.

* For New Product Development, will be prototyping and designing for manufacturability new products.

* Coordinate multiple projects from start to finish utilizing the Hubbell, New Product Development Process.

* Work with a cross-functional team to accomplish these tasks including, but not limited to, Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing, Sourcing, Sales, and Marketing.

* Ensure regulatory compliance of product designs with UL; CSA; ANSI; ASTM; Bellcore & Telcordia; and/or IEEE standards for connectors.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to travel on business related trips (limited travel needs); ability to communicate; ability to work on a personal computer or other related equipment as required; able to walk around the manufacturing shop floor and lift 50 pounds as needed (part inspection, part fit check, product testing, etc.)



RECOMMENDED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: BS degree in engineering, SolidWorks or Inventor 2D/3D knowledge and Microsoft Office proficiencies. Candidates must have good drive and resourcefulness, organizational and communication skills (including presentations), computer skills as well as be able to multitask and schedule effectively.5 to 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment



LEVEL OF DECISION MAKING:

* Engineering related design and verification of product design & application

* Rationalization of product line addition needs associated with customer specifications





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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