Manufacturing Manager - Lincoln, NH

Lincoln, New Hampshire
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Job Overview

Responsible for management and oversight of the Lincoln Production operations across all shifts. Administers organization policies by performing the following duties either personally or through subordinate supervisors / employees.

A Day In The Life

  • Provides leadership to and is responsible for all aspects of the Lincoln Manufacturing personnel, productivity, on-time delivery performance, cost and budgeting / forecast.
  • Manages and develops a team with a commitment to process improvements in the areas of safety, quality, cost and delivery performance, utilizing business practices, processes to include 5S, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.
  • Drives / coordinates safety initiatives and improvements across all areas of manufacturing and all shifts.
  • Ensures the most effective management of all work centers, processes and personnel involved with the manufacture of Connectors.
  • Identifies and manages key cost drivers within the manufacturing process and works to continually refine processes to meet business objectives.
  • Develops solutions for meeting production plans in support of Company objectives.
  • Confers with plant management team to coordinate use of shared service departments (ie Maintenance, Tool Room, Metal Finishing, etc.)
  • Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines, and employees while maximizing process flexibility through cross training.
  • Review production costs and suggests improvements to enhance operations.
  • Monitors production quality and ensures compliance to standards. Actively pursues an environment that promotes quality excellence.
  • Contributes relevant metrics for daily/weekly team review. Continuously reviews and redefines metrics to maximize group performance.
  • Stays abreast of Lean manufacturing principles and adopts right sized solutions for manufacturing flow. Enhances LEAN culture and drives continuous improvement.
  • Plans, develops and implements new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs and effect greater utilization of labor and materials. Eliminates waste and develops cost reductions.
  • Recommends budgets and spending forecasts. Approves expenditures for supplies, materials, personnel, ensuring materials, labor and equipment are used efficiently to meet productivity and customer requirements.
  • Generates requests for funds for assets/expenses including process improvements, manufacturing or test equipment and maintenance and repairs.

What will help you thrive in this role?

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manages Production Supervisors, Leads and other direct subordinates across all shifts.
  • Responsible for overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the manufacturing teams.
  • Directly supervises the Production Team and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, recommendations for hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or university in a related field
  • 5 years of experience in a manufacturing supervisory role. Preferred Skills:
  • Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Computer Skills: Must have strong Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and other PC application skills.
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management: Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Manufacturing: Understanding of manufacturing cost drivers and quality processes. Strong knowledge of LEAN Manufacturing.
  • Leadership: excellent leadership skills and ability to develop staff


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 Electrical Solutions

Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. HES provides the critical components that allow operators of buildings, factories and other industrial infrastructure to connect, protect, wire and manage power.

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.