Hubbell Rotation Program - Operations

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Greenville, South Carolina, Shelton, Connecticut, St. Louis, Missouri

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.

Position Overview:

The Hubbell Rotation Program (HRP) is a program for college graduates aimed toward accelerated exposure in various business functions. The focus of the program can depend on the needs of the company and the interest of the employee. The program will span a 3-year period and requires relocation to 3 Hubbell facilities located in the United States. This person reports to the Campus Program Manager for the duration of the program but receives day-to-day assignments from local management.

Key areas of responsibility within the rotations include overall manufacturing operations, manufacturing engineering functions and Supply Chain (including Freight and Logistics and Indirect and Direct procurement). Role also has involvement in quality, and continuous improvement through Lean methodology. This individual will be expected to help drive the approach and continuous improvement to quality, safety, service and cost; assist in creating capital plans and drive initiative prioritization in support of the Hubbell enterprise

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Operations track within HRP has potential to rotate in supply chain, factory automation, factory controlling in plants or offices. Rotations could include, but are not limited to:

  • Rotations will have unique assignment that support larger projects as well as the day-to-day operations of various operations department
    • Opportunity for a variety of opportunities including supporting the organization in the development and implementation of lean initiatives, 5S principles, and continuous improvement.
  • Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines, and employees while maximizing process flexibility through cross training
  • Reviews production costs and suggests production and inventory control profiles to maintain and enhance profitable operation of team
  • Monitors production quality and ensures compliance to standards. Actively pursues an environment that promotes quality excellence
  • Contributes relevant metrics for daily / weekly team review. Continuously reviews and redefines metrics to maximize group performance
  • Stays abreast of Lean manufacturing principles and adopts right sized solutions for manufacturing flow
  • Monitors department variance and labor efficiencies and supports facility efficiency when needed through personnel sharing
  • Recommends budgets to management
  • Evaluating our suppliers supply chains to identify and mitigate risk
  • Reviewing customer specifications to help Project Managers identify compliance and savings opportunities
  • Coordinate and identify operational and sourcing synergies
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Business Operations, Engineering or other related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and leadership
  • Proficient on basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Share Point
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

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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