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Design Engineer - Safety Products - Centralia, MO
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Hubbell Inc. | Centralia, MO
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Job Description

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

210 N. Allen

Centralia, MO 65240

Position Overview

Provide engineering support to marketing, sales, and manufacturing. Perform in multiple aspects of design engineering, which includes but is not limited to: drawing creation, component selection, specification preparation in support of vendor selection, product testing, interfacing with customers, and project management.

Candidate must be a highly motivated self starter who has a passion for engineering and product ownership. Position will offer complex engineering challenges that require in depth data analysis, original thinking, persistence, excellent communication skills, and a positive attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Support existing products
* Research and develop ideas for new products and processes
* Improve upon the design, performance, and cost of existing products and processes
* Design, model, and test new products and modifications
* Define and oversee the electrical and mechanical testing of products to meet industry specifications
* Present to large internal and external groups on technical subjects such as Temporary Protective Grounding
* Periodically travel with the HPS sales force to make joint customer calls. Attend trade shows, sales training schools, industry meetings, etc. to support the knowledge of assigned product lines.

Skills and Experience


Ability to travel on business related trips; ability to move to various locations within the company; ability to lift up to 30 lbs; ability to communicate technical requirements to both technical and nontechnical audiences; ability to work on a personal computer or other related equipment as required.


* B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with electric utility experience 3+ years product design experience
* Understanding of Electric Utility Lineman Tools and Work Methods
* Must have strong analytical, communication and presentation skills

TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: 5% - 10%, including International


* Shared/recommended decisions concerning product performance to specifications.
* Shared/recommended decisions to include developing and supervising product certification plans.


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

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.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia Missouri

Job Segment: Project Manager, Technology

About Hubbell Inc.

Hubbell Incorporated is primarily engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of electrical and electronic products for a range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. It operates through three business segments. The Electrical segment consists of businesses that sell stock and custom products, including standard and special application wiring device products, lighting fixtures and controls, fittings, switches, outlet boxes, enclosures, wire management products, and voice and data signal processing components. The Power segment consists of operations that design and manufacture various transmission, distribution, substation and telecommunications products used by the utility industry. The Industrial Technology segment consists of operations that design and manufacture a variety of high-voltage test and measurement equipment, industrial controls and communications systems used in the commercial, industrial and telecommunications markets. (Source: 10-K)