Senior Mechanical Engineer - Archdale, NC

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Archdale, North Carolina

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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Brand Overview

Hubbell Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, data communications, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Design Engineering Manager, the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer designs electrical switching and control equipment for Hubbell ICD that meets or exceeds company production and quality standards and meets customer delivery requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive.

  1. Design products, meeting engineering standards, applicable codes, customer specifications, and within cost and schedule constraints.
  2. Ensure conformance to various codes, NEMA and company standards for quality and manufacturability.
  3. Create and maintain 3D solid models, design layouts, and production drawings using CAD tools.
  4. Function as technical resource for product field support and resolving questions and problems.
  5. Participate on cross-functional teams to resolve problems and ensure continuous improvement.
  6. Perform independent research to ensure they stay current in new developments in the industry.
  7. Enter and maintain material master data and assembly BOMs using business application (SAP).
  8. Generate reports relevant to product design, quality, and testing.
  9. Set up and perform electrical power and mechanical tests to verify product performance. Must have a working knowledge of electrical test equipment and laboratory procedures.

Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

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.

Experience:

Five years of work experience related to this job position is required in addition to the educational requirement. Experience as a Machine designer in the field of electro-magnetic switchgear and control equipment is a requirement.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical specifications, professional journals, and blueprints. Ability to write reports and documentation. Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, customers and other employees in the organization.

Laboratory Skills:

Ability to plan, set up and perform laboratory tests to verify electrical and mechanical performance of electro-mechanical switching equipment. Ability to write reports and interpret results.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to perform structural analysis, component stress and strain analysis, and calculate horsepower and torque calculations related to electric motors and gear boxes.

Computer Skills:

Proficiency with 3D CAD design tools, familiarity with Autodesk Inventor desired. Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach above shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move drawings, files, parts, components, and manuals weighing up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Education

Bachelors Degree
Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Posting Address

Hubbell Industrial Controls Division (ICD) - A Hubbell Company

4301 Cheyenne Drive

Archdale, NC 27263

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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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