Factory Technician - Aiken, SC

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Aiken, South Carolina

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 Power Systems

1850 Richland Avenue East

Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Position Overview

This position is responsible for helping drive continuous improvement in overall operations through the implementation of Lean Transformation, Safety, 5S, and daily management initiatives. This role drives improving the Visual Controls in the facility.

Visual control is a business management technique where information is communicated by using visual signals instead of texts or other written instructions. The design is deliberate in allowing quick recognition of the information being communicated, in order to increase efficiency and clarity.

The role will support kaizens and other Lean Transformation activities. The role will support the plant Safety Programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support Kaizen events comprised of multi-functional team members
  • Support Safety Committee
  • Work with necessary Site Safety Team to Improve safety conditions by color coding aisles and walkways by marking and painting
  • Improve inventory management by marking locations for materials with signage, stencils, and color coding
  • Work with necessary site personnel to brainstorm identify, address, modify workstations layouts and visual signals for productivity improvements
  • Assist in developing Shadow boards
  • Assist in developing and color coding 5S stations
  • Assist maintenance with maintaining appearance of tooling and equipment

Skills and Experience

  • High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Painting Skills to include use of brushes, rollers, sprayers.
  • Concrete, metal, wood preparation and use of appropriate tools
  • Ability to read and interpret sketches, drawings, and dimensions
  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Professional Journeyman or equivalent experience required


High School Diploma

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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