Sr. Associate Design Engineer - Leeds, AL

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Leeds, Alabama

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

1615 Moores Street
Leeds, AL 35094


The Sr. Associate Design Engineer, with focus on Medium and High Voltage connectors, will lead and participate in New Product Development for distribution, substation, transmission and communication market products. The Engineer will lead the commercialization process of new products from idea generation through product launch. The Engineer will also lead design to value projects for medium and high voltage connectors.

What You Will Do

  • New Product Development: Lead and participate in new product development projects for distribution, substation, transmission, and communication market products related to medium and high voltage connectors.
  • Commercialization: Lead the commercialization process for new products, from idea generation through product launch, ensuring that new products meet or exceed customer and industry standards.
  • Design to Value Projects: Lead design to value projects for medium and high voltage connectors, working with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities to reduce cost while maintaining or improving product performance.
  • Product Design: Develop and design products, including 3D modeling, prototyping, testing, and validation, ensuring that products meet or exceed customer and industry standards.
  • Project Management: Manage project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, quality, sales, and marketing, to ensure that products are designed and developed to meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders.

What You Bring

  • Hunger/desire to grow in Engineering
  • BS or MS in Mechanical, Materials, or Electrical Engineering
  • Prior Engineering work experience in part/product design
  • Experience and knowledge in testing and/or product development.
  • Mechanical design background using strength of materials
  • Experience in FEA, Solid Modeling (AutoDesk Inventor), and rapid prototyping would be helpful but not required
  • Experience in Sand Cast, Permanent Mold/Gravity Die Casting and Plastic Injection Molded Part Design would be helpful but not required
  • Strong analytical skills.

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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