Quality Inspector - Lead - 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

34 Bern Dibner Road

Lincoln, NH 03251

Position Overview

Under direct Supervision of the Quality Manager, the Lead Inspector will direct execution of the day-to-day activities of the Quality Department to include, monitoring and support of all Inspectors, vacation coverage, management and execution of special projects, conflict resolution, and Supervisory Team support in the absence of the Quality Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assist and resolve quality issues on the production floor.

Support 4 Quality Inspector team members to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system. Delegates project tasks to Quality Inspectors as directed by the Quality Manager

Monitors the compliance of processes and associated records to company SOPs and Work Instruction requirements.

Work collaboratively with inter-department and cross-functional teams to affect necessary changes in a timely and productive manner.

Attend Supervisory meetings in the absence of the Quality Manager as the designated representative of the Quality Department.

Assists in training of Production and Quality Staff. Provide oversite of proper documentation of training activities and work instruction compliance.

Understand equipment, commissioning procedures, pre-start up requirements, process controls and identify issues effecting efficiencies and assists in developing solutions.

Support on-time closure of notifications and perform Root Cause Analysis of notifications as assigned/requested by Quality/Operations Management individuals.

Responsible for purchasing and inventory management of Quality Dept consumable items as well as purchasing external gage calibration services as required.

Coordinate communications and issue resolution between Lincoln and other Burndy sites to include Littleton, Manchester and Londonderry Light Manufacturing / Distribution Center

Skills and Experience

Required Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The competencies listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

3-5 years’ experience/employment in a Quality related field

Formal Certification or Education in the field of Quality by a recognized organization. (ASQ, ASME, ANSI)

Core Competencies

  • MS Office,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Professional leadership and interpersonal skills, communication skills, and team-orientated mentality,
Process management, manufacturing methods and procedures, and ability to analyze, research and report findings, Delegation, decision-making, and planning and organizing abilities.

Knowledge of electronic communication apps/software and basic computer skills are a must. Ability to write/edit reports, business correspondence, and procedures is required. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public is highly desired.

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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