Manufacturing Engineer- Chatsworth, CA

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: California

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.

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.

Posting Address

Hubbell Incorporated

9140 Lurline Ave.

Chatsworth, CA 91311

Position Overview

Hubbell Power Systems in Chatsworth, CA is searching for a hands-on manufacturing engineer to help create and improve processes in our manufacturing facility. The individual selected for this role will engage with shop floor employees to create process improvements and provide training. Compensation for this position is $80k-$100k base salary and is aligned with skills/experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot and resolve reoccurring manufacturing line issues
  • Assist in the development cost saving measures through the improvement process (Kaizen)
  • Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods by applying sound engineering principles in fixture design, problem solving, and material selection
  • Supply cost estimates to marketing for existing product lines
  • Work closely with product engineering in product changes/new product introductions
  • Provide technical support/training to direct labor employees through engagement and buy-in
  • Look at ergonomic changes in the manufacturing setting to help create an efficient and safe work environment
  • Evaluate, develop, propose, and implement projects to ensure the facility is meeting the current and future organization and manufacturing needs
  • Implement activities to design new processes, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field
  • 5-10 years of Manufacturing Experience in a dynamic “hands-on” environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Need to be able to exercise good judgment and decision making skills including finding solutions to complex technical problems



Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering General

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. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO).

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