Staff Engineer, Additive Manufacturing

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Avon, Connecticut

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.

Position Overview

As a member of the Hubbell Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, you will help drive the adoption of metal and/or polymer AM across Hubbell by supporting the strategic business units as the subject matter expert on binder jetting, SLS, and/or metal L-PBF technology. You will be a thought leader - identifying new applications for AM across Hubbell, educating Hubbell employees on the benefits and design challenges of AM, and taking ownership of the binder jetting and/or metal L-PBF workflow – from build prep, operation of the printer(s), post-processing, troubleshooting, and maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop repeatable processes for metal additive manufacturing in a R&D as well as for production environments
  • Optimize metal parts for the binder jetting, SLS, and/or DMLS processes. Be an expert on DfAM and able to educate and support others on DfAM best practices
  • Help individual business units establish AM capabilities, from initial prototyping, to setting up their own printing facilities and scaling for production
  • Assist with the establishment of the new Center of Excellence as the technical subject matter expert for binder jetting, SLS and/or DMLS equipment and operation
  • Project planning, estimating, execution, project control, and documentation
  • Acts as the subject matter expert in cross-functional projects to solve complex technical manufacturing problems

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in laser powder bed additive manufacturing technologies or metal binder jetting
  • Existing or previous engineering, support experience in metal material manufacturing techniques
  • Expert level experience with metal binder jetting, SLS and/or DMLS technologies, including DfAM, build prep, maintenance, application development, and printer operation
  • Skilled in CAD, SolidWorks/Inventor/PRO E (Creo), Magics, Netfabb (or similar) FEA/calculations/simulation
  • Project/Program Management experience is a plus
  • A collaborative communicator skilled at working with diverse teams, both as a team member and a leader
  • Experience with new product development processes, from new concepts to scaling up for production
  • Willingness to travel for business purposes
  • M.S. (or equivalent experience) in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar

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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