Plant Manager

Clayton, Knightdale
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Job Overview

The Plant Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of manufacturing plants and the employees. In this role the plant manager plans and directs all operational activities at the facility in support of corporate and business unit guidelines, policies, procedures, and objectives. Works in conjunction with Corporate Business Partners from Finance, Human Resources, Purchasing, Quality, etc. to ensure activities follow the appropriate business standard. Develops and implements business strategies leading to improvements in all areas of the operation.

A Day In The Life

  • Provide safe and healthy conditions for people at the facility and impact the community as an environmental steward.
  • Will have responsibility for multiple physical locations within the same geographic area locally as well as direct activities through site leadership located remotely within much smaller facility.
  • Implement measures driving the facility to meet or exceed all corporate objectives (shipments, conversion cost, inventory in dollars & DOH, budgets, OTDP, etc.)
  • Reports solid line to the Director of Operations but may receive assignments from other senior corporate team members.
  • Ensure all activities meet the appropriate standards including company policies / procedures, governmental regulations, sound financial procedures, industry standards, etc.
  • Provide an effective working environment for our people and a sound and regular communication process enabling all members of the facility to become part of the team.
  • Work with the Business Partners in other functional areas to manage the facility while meeting the individual objectives for all team members.

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop professional PowerPoint presentations and effectively articulate the message.
  • Strong analytical ability and the ability to develop action plans for improvement.
  • Ability to evaluate an organization and to develop\monitor improvement plans.
  • Strong leadership ability across all levels of the facility.
  • Must understand the business management process and be able to deliver results.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple priorities across multiple departments.
  • Must have the ability to lead a team and to build talent in support of the team with a minimum of 5 years of management experience in a manufacturing/operations environment.


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.