Chemical Engineer (Metal Finishing) - Lincoln, NH

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Lincoln, New Hampshire

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.

Posting Address

Hubbell Incorporated

34 Bern Dibner Road

Lincoln, NH 03251

Position Overview

Plans, directs, and coordinates Metal Finishing Engineering processes by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists with Metal Finishing processes and methods to minimize waste and increase the quality of products
  • Evaluate equipment and processes to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations
  • Develop new and enhance monitoring and testing processes to provide increased capability and process control
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards
  • Monitor process equipment to identify potential errors, develop solutions to eliminate abnormalities
  • Ensure engineered solutions focus on reducing downtime, maintenance costs, and maintain or increase production levels while improving output, quality, and safety
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential
  • Provide support and required documentation for all metal finishing operations including waste treatment equipment and processes
  • Responsible for compliance with local state and federal rules, regulations, and statuteds relating to hazardous materials and required reporting, including Hazmat transportation and manifests and industrial waste treatment

Skills and Experience

  • Two to five years related experience in industrial metal finishing/plating
  • Wet Chemistry and AA solution analysis
  • XRF thickness equipment experience
  • SDS understanding & evaluation
  • HAZMAT, HAZWOPER, Emergency Action Plans, LERP’s, and Spill Response
  • OSHA, EPA, DOT, NHDES (preferred) direct experience, training, and certification
  • CAD experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software
  • Layouts, equipment positioning, and workflows
  • Work Instruction development, and ISO:9001 internal & external audits
  • SPCC, SWPP, and IDP programs
  • 40-Hour Emergency Response Training required due to hazards associated with chemical and hazardous waste handling in the facility required by 29 CFR 1910.120
  • Hazardous Waste Operations training required by 29 CFR 265.16, 40 CFR 265.16, 49 CFR 171-172
  • Hazardous Waste Coordinator (training by NHDES will be required)
  • UST Training (training by NHDES will be required)

Required Qualifications

Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short memos, and correspondence. Must be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must have the ability to compute rate, ration, and percentages.
Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must have a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to the job; an understanding of chemical wastewater treatment, and the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.



Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

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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