Fiber Optic Assembly Associate

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Reading

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 Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

GAI-Tronics owned by Hubbell Incorporated, is the world's largest company focused on the communication needs of the world's industrial markets. Founded in 1946, GAI-Tronics' earliest products set the industry standard for durability and reliability. While maintaining our commitment to the principles of quality and customer service, today's GAI-Tronics aggressively applies leading edge technology to solve the world's most challenging communication needs, and is backed by stability, reputation, and financial strength of Hubbell Incorporated, a worldwide leader in electrical and electronic products. Standing behind all those accomplishments are our people. It is this talent that we consider to be our company' greatest asset.

Posting Address

3030 Kutztown Road

Reading, PA 19605

Position Overview

Manufacturing Associate for the process of terminating fiber optic cable products to produce fiber optic cable assemblies. This is a manufacturing role that requires attention to detail and manual dexterity.

Candidates will be trained -to do the following duties:

  • Preparing fiber optic Cable for Termination
  • Stripping optical fiber in preparation of the connector
  • Preparing Epoxy for a secure and quality connector.
  • Attaching the Connector to the Fiber
  • Scribing the fiber and Polishing the connector
  • Inspecting final connector and quality of the connection
  • Testing the Final product

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fabricate parts for fiber assemblies at production floor workstations
  • Utilize crimpers, wire cutters, wire strippers, laser wire strippers, digital calipers, and other hand tools to assemble units per customer specifications, drawings or manufacturing process instructions
  • Work as a productive team member under immediate supervision of assigned production lead(s) or supervisor
  • Properly and accurately record job hours into company database
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures described in Employment Manual
  • Reliably, neatly, and professionally perform all work
  • Drive to meet or exceed time goals for each job performed
  • Learn to utilize ERP operating system as related to production and job function
  • Follow written instruction or build to print to reach compliance with product requirements
  • Strive to meet all company goals including; high quality, safety, and 6S activities within work area

Skills and Experience

Any previous experience in electronic or fiber optic cable assembly is a plus.

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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