Foundry Manufacturing Engineer - Birmingham, 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.


Leeds, AL


We are seeking a skilled Foundry Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. As a Foundry Manufacturing Engineer, you will play a key role in the production and improvement of our foundry operations. Your expertise in foundry processes, equipment, and materials will contribute to the overall success and efficiency of our manufacturing processes. If you have a strong background in foundry manufacturing and a passion for driving continuous improvement, we invite you to join our dynamic team.

What You Will Do

  • Foundry Process Management:
    • Develop and implement efficient foundry processes to optimize production output and quality.
    • Conduct process evaluations, analyze data, and identify areas for improvement.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement process enhancements and cost reduction initiatives.
    • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and industry standards.
  • Equipment and Tooling Management:
    • Manage the selection, installation, and maintenance of foundry equipment and tools.
    • Collaborate with equipment suppliers to ensure optimal performance and uptime.
    • Troubleshoot equipment issues and develop preventive maintenance programs.
    • Implement corrective actions to address equipment-related inefficiencies or failures.
  • Quality Assurance and Control:
    • Develop and implement quality control procedures to ensure compliance with product specifications and standards.
    • Conduct regular inspections and audits to identify non-conformities and implement corrective actions.
    • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to address customer concerns and improve product quality.
    • Analyze quality data and implement measures to reduce defects and improve overall product performance.
  • Process Documentation and Training:
    • Develop and update standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions for foundry processes.
    • Train and educate production personnel on proper process execution and quality standards.
    • Continuously monitor process performance and provide ongoing training and support to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Lead or participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance productivity, reduce waste, and optimize resource utilization. This would include Capital Projects.
    • Utilize lean manufacturing principles and techniques to drive process improvements.
    • Identify opportunities for automation or technological advancements to streamline operations.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in foundry manufacturing processes, including sand casting, investment casting, or die casting.
  • Strong knowledge of foundry equipment, tooling, and materials.
  • Familiarity with quality control methodologies and tools.
  • Proficiency in process optimization and lean manufacturing principles.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and adherence to industry standards.

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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