Continuous Improvement Support Analyst - Cuba, MO

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Cuba, Missouri

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

1 Andrews Way

Cuba, MO 65453

Position Overview

The Continuous Improvement Support Analyst will conduct 5S audits, Kaizen Teian protocols, and Gemba Walks. As well as supply report outs and task tracking for continuous improvement projects. They will work directly with the Lean Technician and members of the MFG Engineering and maintenance team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead continuous improvement projects including but not limited to: production capacity, OEE, and automation
  • Assign and participate in tasks resulting from root cause problem solving, process Gemba Walks, 5S audits and procedures, and Kaizen Teian events
  • Own and further develop the already operating Kaizen Teian protocol for the factory
  • Help sustain 5S on the shop floor (5S Audits and track results, Sorting/Scrapping unused equipment, Building better storage for tools & devices; painting, cleaning of work cells, footprinting, labeling, lamination, printing, posting SQDC metrics etc.)
  • Lead daily process Gemba Walks on the production floor and evaluate for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Lead cross shift production Round Table events to gather broad operator input for Continuous Improvement analysis
  • Manage and support cross functional strategic projects and events
  • Performs other related duties and reporting as assigned

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Ability to work in high paced changing environments
  • Teamwork welcoming an environment of inclusiveness and healthy debate
  • Accountability that celebrates successes, learns from failures, avoids excuses, and owns the outcomes of efforts
  • Determination to take initiatives, share ideas, and find solutions
  • Transparency that promotes open and honest communication and constructive feedback
  • Minimum 3-5+ years working in a manufacturing support or manufacturing applications role
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certified preferred
  • Demonstrated success in continuous improvement methodologies, including Kaizen events and sustainment activities
  • Knowledge of quality tools
  • Demonstrated success in leading cross-functional teams and managing projects to completion
  • Demonstrated success in justification of capital projects
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certified preferred
  • Sharepoint, Power BI and, Autodesk Inventor is a plus


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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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