Engineering Manager - Leeds, AL
Location: Leeds, Alabama
Job Type: Not Specified
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.
1516 Moores Street
Leeds, Alabama 35094
Manage and provide leadership to product engineering group consisting of Engineers, drafters, and designers . Develop and execute product development and cost reduction plans on product lines to achieve goals established in annual business plan. Support operations at other manufacturing locations. Conduct ongoing review of designs and processes associated with current products to ensure product integrity. Provide timely assistance to commercial and manufacturing partners in support of quotation and order activities. Support QA on customer complaints. Support new product development efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities
-Support in developing strategic and business plans, including establishing plans for new product development, product line extensions and product cost reduction
-Provide technical guidance and support the Distribution Connectors’ Product Management and Product Engineering teams, as well as managing/designing products and management of projects
-Set staff objectives to support Hubbell business plans
-Ensure staff has appropriate support to accomplish design work and to meet project schedules; recommend training as appropriate to enhance staff skills and more effective contributors
-Prepare and manage annual department operating budgets, as well as support any capex requirements as determined by the Business Unit
-Ensure cost reduction projects are developed and executed
-Manage intellectual property and patent application process for the Business Unit
Skills and Experience
-BS degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
-Minimum 8-10 years of experience in product development - Communications, OEM or Utility industry experience preferred
-Solid leadership and communications skills required.
-Strong team player
-Must be able to give hands-on presentations
-Professional engineering certification is a plus
LEVEL OF DECISION MAKING:
-All technical decisions related to product lines managed and business decisions as delegated by the Business Unit Director
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to travel on business related trips (up to 20% time); ability to move to various locations within the Company; ability to communicate; ability to work on a computer and other related equipment as required; light lifting and physical dexterity also required
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.