Engineering Development Manager - Portsmouth, NH (NPX)

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Somersworth, New Hampshire

Job Type: Not Specified


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

Aclara Meters

130 Main St.

Somersworth, NH 03820

Position Overview

The Development Manager (DM) is responsible for leading and coordinating programs in engineering using engineering skills and project management expertise. The DM ensures plan requirements from internal customers are met by understanding the entire engineering program lifecycle and leveraging skills to effectively and efficiently complete tasks in keeping with the platform and system designs. This includes managing program schedules, identifying risks, and clearly communicating them to engineering program stakeholders and other functional areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create integrated program plans with deliverables ensuring subsystem alignment with platforms.
  • Review design documents during subsystem development, establish critical path and priorities.
  • Track milestones and integration step deliverables at subsystem level, compute schedule risk analysis/contingency/resource plans.
  • Chair weekly subsystem execution control meetings, lead subsystem design peer reviews, and represent the program at management reviews.
  • Ensure test specifications and implementations trace to requirements and design specifications.
  • Work across engineering to identify and bridge gaps in programs identified by engineering management.
  • Troubleshoot issues and coordinate solutions with internal and external engineering teams and partners/suppliers.
  • Coordinate engineering prototype builds.
  • Support external engineering support service relationships and provide process consistency to outsourcing efforts.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with program stakeholders.
  • Report key statistics to stakeholders within the organization. This includes managing and reporting on change requests, managing the execution of maintenance action items, cost status details especially with the Lead System Designer (LSD), and administration of other related activities.
  • Work independently and proceed with objectives with minimal supervision.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience on an engineering product development team.
  • Experience identifying and defining stakeholder needs.
  • Experience developing effective and efficient problem solutions.
  • Experience developing and launching products to high volume production.
  • Demonstrated leadership, project management and communication skills.
  • Experience with six sigma and lean processes preferred
  • PMP or other Project Management certifications preferred.
  • Strong professional etiquette and ability to defuse and resolve conflicts.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is a team-player and supports the success of others.
  • Experience in complex electronic devices.


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

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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