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Company: Hubbell Incorporated
Location: Birmingham, AL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


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 Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Posting Address

1615 Moores St.

Leeds, AL 35094


Position Overview

Manage and coordinates activities of supervisor and employees engaged in making cores and molds; charging, operating, and tapping furnaces; pouring molten metal into molds; and sawing, grinding, and finishing castings.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design and optimize manufacturing processes for the improvement of existing products and the introduction of new ones.
  • Examines materials and products to ensure they conform to specifications. Manages machines and equipment for malfunction and orders adjustments or repairs.
  • Teaches/coaches supervisors/employees in foundry processes and in operation of machines and equipment.
  • Develop, implement and manage scrap reduction initiatives.
  • Must handle interpersonal aspects of the job; disciplinary activity, work rule enforcement and labor relations.
  • Assist in developing and implementing cost reduction initiatives through continuous improvement.
  • Participate in, and at times, lead capital improvement projects.
Skills and Experience
  • Flexible to work early and late into shifts; ability to communicate effectively; ability to perform duties with minimal oversight.
  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Metallurgical Engineering, Business or Operations preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a foundry floor-support role.
  • Continuous improvement and lean experience in a foundry environment.
  • Budgeting experience as well as material/operating supplies procurement.
  • Hands on manager with significant front line experience on the process side.
  • Understanding of green sand molding process and controls.
  • Experience with the maintenance of foundry controls, monitors and foundry processes. Previous experience in a secondary casting or machining experience a plus.
  • Understanding of the non-ferrous melting process, spectrometer, induction furnaces and scrap control.
  • Understanding of aluminum and bronze alloys.
  • SAP, SPC, LEAN Manufacturing, ISO, general computer skills.
Education Bachelors Degree

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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