Senior Quality Engineer - Freeburg, IL

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Freeburg, Illinois

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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Posting Address

Freeburg, IL


Position Overview

The Senior Quality Engineer is responsible for customer satisfaction, achieving plant quality objectives (customer complaints, warranty cost, DPPM, scrap cost, etc.), maintaining and improving the plant’s Business Operating Systems. This position functionally reports the Plant Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead efforts to achieve plant quality targets for reduction in customer complaints, warranty cost, and DPPM (defective parts per million) level
  • Lead 8D or other systematic corrective action processes within facility to ensure rapid and permanent resolution of customer complaints.
  • Lead efforts to implement COPQ (cost of poor quality) reporting and actions to minimize COPQ in accordance with Hubbell’s policies.
  • Support all quality systems and functions, such as Machine Capabilities, control Plans, Measurement Systems Analysis Plans, SPC, Receiving Inspection, Tool Inspection, Subcontractor Development, PPAPs, Corrective Actions, PFMEA and customer contact activities.
  • Help drive continuous improvement and activities related to minimizing the costs of non-conformance and improved customer satisfaction.
  • Work cross functionally to problem solve and correct production and quality-related issues and implement corrective actions to eliminate Quality problems.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge and aptitude of quality systems.
  • Experience and knowledge with APQP, SPC, MSA, and GD&T required.
  • Required working knowledge and experience with computers, preferably with Microsoft WINDOWS applications. Leadership or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and ability to work with little direction, and function in a team-oriented environment required.
  • Working knowledge of hand tools, diagrams, blueprints, schematics, gauges, and measuring instruments. Ability to visually identify defective parts with appropriate gauging.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer or ability to achieve certification within 2 years is desired.

Must possess excellent analytical and problems solving skills. Must be well organized and possess a sense of urgency. Should have the ability to interact with all levels of associates across the organization and work in a team-oriented environment with a service attitude. Must be willing to embrace change and able to implement change. Good planning and organization skills are essential, along with the ability to work independently and with a team.


Bachelors Degree in Engineering General

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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