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Planner/Buyer - Aiken, SC

Hubbell Incorporated
United States, South Carolina, Aiken
August 07, 2022
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

Hubbell Power Systems

Aiken, South Carolina 29801

Position Overview

The Buyer/Planner will locate, qualify and lead suppliers to provide the highest quality product at the lowest cost with the highest timely delivery rate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify and qualify new low-cost suppliers for raw materials.
  • Reviews master production schedule and work orders.
  • Prioritizes for specific customer orders.
  • Revises schedule according to work order specifications, established priorities, and availability or capability of workers, parts, material, machines, and equipment.
  • Confers with department supervisors to determine progress of work and to provide information on changes in processing methods received from engineering departments.
  • Compiles and prepares production reports as the need arises.
  • Reviews and releases manufacturing production orders to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 3-5 years' of purchasing and/or experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must have experience leading supplier relationships and negotiations
  • Strong experience working with MRP systems; SAP highly preferred



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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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