Production Superintendent (2nd shift) - Chatsworth, CA

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: California

Job Type: Not Specified


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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.

Position Overview

We are seeking a Production Superintendent to join our team!

The Production Superintendent will be part of a growing and diverse team during a time of transition. As part of a recent acquisition, the Chatsworth facility is experiencing exciting growth. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Production Superintendent will act as the senior leader on 2nd Shift. This person will provide leadership and be responsible for all aspects of the operation on 2nd Shift including personnel, and productivity. The Superintendent will manage and develop the Supervisor team in a fast-paced environment with a commitment to process improvement in areas of Safety, Quality, and overall Productivity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and direct overall operations on 2nd Shift including all Production Supervisors on that shift.
  • Drive teamwork and maintain excellent working relationships with all employees/functions. Consistently maintain open communication and encourage employee involvement.
  • Ensure the maintenance of good housekeeping and a safe working environment while ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure supervisors are properly trained and equipped with the right tools to do their job correctly escalating issues and concerns to the appropriate parties as needed when unable to resolve during the off shift.
  • Achieve productivity gains while improving quality and meeting customer schedules, working towards reducing costs and eliminating waste.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the production floor departments, assigned supervisors, their roles, and how they interact.
  • Demonstrate understanding of Job Descriptions for those employees being supervised and be familiar with the functions, interrelationship, and responsibilities of other team members.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to handle discipline problems effectively with supervised employees and coach assigned Supervisors to do the same.
  • Effectively assist with problem solving and suggestions on how to handle situations by providing development opportunities for Supervisors.
  • Demonstrate ability to support supervisors in keeping attendance records and handling employee performance reviews.
  • Demonstrate ability to use an MRP system, including all transactions associated with daily functions.
  • Initiate change based on customer and company objectives.
  • Establish work priorities in partnership with Production Manager and other plant leadership.
  • Establish lean processes and lean culture through continuous improvement and 5S implementations.

Skills and Experience

  • 5-10 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment ideally as a Sr. Leader
  • Lean manufacturing continuous improvement experience
  • Leadership in Kaizen events
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Employee must be able to perform basic reading, writing and mathematical functions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.


  • Bachelors or Associates degree or equivalent work-related experience is a plus
  • High School Diploma in General Studies or General Studies

Posting Address

9140 Lurline Ave Chatsworth, CA 91311

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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