Sr. Associate Product Engineer - Leeds, AL

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Leeds, Alabama

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.

Brand Overview

Posting Address

Leeds, AL

Position Overview

This is an engineering role responsible for leading all aspects of all engineering functions for a given product line within the Hubbell Power Systems electric utility and communications connectors business unit and working with the product management team to grow the Distribution Connector sales and profitability.

Duties and Responsibilities

Product line maintenance (cost reductions, drawing updates, engineering change requests, testing and communicating with various departments including operations, manufacturing engineering, sourcing, new product development & quality departments)
Product line deviations (design, test & document product deviations needed for specific customer demands)
Prepare 3D CAD models, draft of parts and assemblies utilizing AutoCAD inventor.
Optimize designs for production using DFA & DFM principles.
Perform and review FEA (structural & thermal analysis) on parts and assemblies.
Review Customer specifications for requested projects, design a solution & provide costing to Product Line Manager for pricing efforts.
Fabricate, assemble and test prototypes to verify performance to design criteria.
Develop and review design concepts, drawings, bill of materials and assembly processes.
Participate in brainstorming activities lead by NPD.
Perform quality audits as needed.
Perform or assist lab technicians with mechanical and/or electrical testing needs to qualify or validate product performance.
Collaborate with Product Line Manager to understand industry needs and define product line extensions necessaryto gain greater market share.
Assist Product Line Manager in supporting customers with application needs/questions and may include customer training of proper product application/installation.
Lead up new product projects involving assigned product lines, by designing, testing and launching these products to the market.
Lead up training presentations, which include hands on demonstrations and provide plan tour to customers as needed.
Support quality department in solving customer complaints

Skills and Experience

1-3 years of experience designing or maintaining parts and assemblies for production.
Proficiency with Autodesk inventor & vault
Proficiency in designing parts for casting processes
Proficiency in FEA analysis
Ability to work in team environment
Fluent in English both written and spoken; Spanish a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft office; SAP a plus
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong analytical and leadership skills
Strong ability to prioritize and work under pressure
Solid understanding of project management methodology
Ability to travel up to 10% both domestic and internationally
Ability to work on a personal computer or other related equipment as required


Bachelors Degree in Engineering General or Mechanical Engineering

Relevant Industries

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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