Staff Mechanical Engineer - Centralia, MO

Centralia, Missouri
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Job Overview

Staff Mechanical Engineer

Position Overview: Provide engineering services to operations, materials, manufacturing, product design, research and development and laboratory engineering groups to optimize products and manufacturing methods for cost and operational efficiency, utilizing various engineering tools including finite element analysis, computer simulation packages, and DFMA.

This is a remote position, can sit anywhere in the US; however must be within 1 hour driving distance to a major airport.


A Day In The Life

  • Become the subject matter expert for simulation and design optimization tools including finite element analysis (FEA), generative design (GD), design for manufacturing and assembly (DFMA) among others.
  • Provide prompt mechanical, electrical and mold-flow simulation services to various engineering groups.
  • Optimize product design and manufacturing methods for cost and operational efficiencies.
  • Validate simulation methods through physical testing of products at Hubbell test laboratories.
  • Assist research and development groups on various initiatives including new materials, new manufacturing processes.
  • Run the DFMA and GD programs for HUS including monthly reporting, and training of new users. Provide guidance to new and less experienced users on simulations and DFMA analysis.
  • Administer documents including engineering project files, design history files, and test data records.

What will help you thrive in this role?


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline required.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience in mechanical design, finite element analysis, product testing, electrical research, quality control, standards engineering and/or reliability engineering roles.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate complex topics often using teleconferencing tools, presentations and speaking in front of groups.
  • Proficiency in 2D and 3D modeling utilizing Autodesk products.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, domestic and international.


  • Master’s degree or greater in engineering preferred, but individuals with significant relevant experience and knowledge base with simulation and optimization methods will be considered.


Technology Agility
Resolving Conflict
Positive Approach and Stress Tolerance
Planning, Organizing, and Decision Making
Innovation and Change
Initiative and Drive
Enabling Execution
Customer Focus
Communicating and Influencing

Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.

The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.

We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.

Hubbell Utility Solutions

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.

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.