Product Design Engineer - Leeds, AL

Leeds, Alabama
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Job Overview

The Product Design Engineer will perform design of product and process activities in support of new product development and product line sustainment for medium and high voltage switchgear products and focus heavily on purchased parts. The team you will be a part of is currently working on adoption of model-based definition and model-based enterprise strategies focused on proficient reuse of collateral within modeling, simulation, and analysis activities and into operations engineering handoffs. The role will focus in the mid-term on purchased parts as a part of a supply chain resiliency effort across the business.


A Day In The Life

  • Primary focus is MV/HV Switchgear or similar components
  • Design for manufacturing is focused primarily on metal castings, stampings, and other fabricated parts but may also include plastic and rubber injection, fiberglass pultrusion, electrical components, wiring harnesses, and other common material processes
  • Creating, updating, and reviewing design content requirements including but not limited to 3D models and associated 2D drawings, technical specifications, reliability calculations, multiphysics simulations, tolerance stack up, DFMEA, DFMA, and Design Validation Plans and Reports (DVP&R)
  • Implementing and reviewing Model Based Definition including GD&T and PMI on 3D CAD
  • Initiating and managing engineering changes and their required peer review for associated design content
  • Identifying Design to Value initiatives for parts, assemblies, and processes
  • Reviewing of customer specifications and requirements to evaluate design requirements
  • Performing or overseeing mechanical, environmental, and electrical simulation
  • Providing technical assistance to Applications, Process, and Quality Engineering
  • Assisting in product training activities that may involve internal staffing or customer training events
  • Travel requirements involving off-site testing of products, marketing support, field review of product applications or training activities

What will help you thrive in this role?

  • Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, Materials Engineering or equivalent STEM discipline
  • Solidworks and/or Autodesk Inventor Experience
  • Simulation software experience – Ansys, Comsol, Simulia or other
  • 5 years of 3D CAD experience
  • 5 years of experience in design in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to travel on business related trips (limited travel needs)
  • Ability to walk around the manufacturing shop floor and lift 50 pounds as needed (part inspection, part fit check, product testing, etc.)

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.