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Accounting Manager - New Albany, Indiana

Accounting Manager

Posted: 7/27/2017
Reports to: Vice-President Finance & Administration
Department: Accounting
Location: New Albany, Indiana

Job Summary:

Is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting, developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. Addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of activities including GL preparation, reporting, audits preparation, budgeting and forecast activities

Primary Duties:
Included but are not limited to:

Accounting:
  • Maintain General Ledger ensuring all Transactions are properly recorded and reflected in the financial statements.
  • Ensure that the Financial Statements properly reflect the financial condition of HCA.
Asset Control:
  • Verify that requisitions for all Purchases are properly authorized according to HCA policies.
  • Maintain control over property, Plant and Equipment listings; ensuring all Capital Assets are included, all disposals are removed from the listings and depreciation is properly calculated.
  • Agree Property, Plant and Equipment listings to Account balances per the General Ledger.
  • Reconcile of all Cash Accounts; initiate all Cash Transfers and Borrowings.
Accounts Receivable:
  • Record Monthly Sales for all Customers reconciling with Monthly Shipments per HCA Shipping Documents. Agree to cash receipts from customer; researching any differences.
Consolidation:
  • Receives, reviews, validates and consolidates results from NH and FL facilities with IN results.
Reporting:
  • Provides accurate information and analysis of the variances vs different scenarios.
  • Assures the different reports and Japan requirements are submitted on timely manner.
  • Creates consolidated files for entering GMAP (Monthly) and Hi-Tree (Quarterly).

Other Duties:
Other duties as assigned

Education / Experience / Skills:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with 4 to 5 years of experience. Must have efficient computer skills and related software (accounting, spreadsheets, word processing, etc. Requires the ability to work with other departments and maintain a good rapport with other staff members. Must be able to adapt to any situation as it happens. Must be detail-orientated. Must maintain confidentiality of all matters. Good analytical and organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines with information accuracy, and ability to work under stress.

Physical/ Safety Requirements:

Office/Plant Floor Environment. Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment deemed necessary by the company.

This job description in no way implies that the duties listed above are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the departmental manager.

Resumes to be submitted to: Apply-in@hca.hitachi-cable.com

Human Resource Manager - Pensacola, Florida

Human Resource Manager

Posted: 7/27/2017
Reports to: Director And General Manager of Finance & Administration
Department: Administration
Location: Pensacola, Florida

Job Summary:

The primary function of this position is to plan, organize and control the activities for the Human Resources Department.

Primary Duties:

Recruiting & Selection:
  • Obtain appropriate approvals to add positions
  • Ensure that job descriptions are up to date
  • Advertise/post jobs as needed
  • Conduct interviews as needed
  • Make/approve job offers
Employee Relations Activities:
  • Establish and conduct new employee orientation
  • Manage wages, salaries and benefits
  • Monitor benefit costs and recommended changes
  • Establish and monitor policies and procedures
  • Ensure fair and equitable treatment for everyone
  • Establish and maintain effective communications programs.
  • Manage employee events
Record keeping and legal compliance:
  • Manage personnel file record keeping as required by TS16949
  • Ensure legal reports are completed on time
  • Prepare required monthly and annual reports
  • As site Safety rep, foster a safe work environment
  • Adhere to OSHA
  • Ensure Employees are properly trained
  • Ensure training records are accurate and current
Manage employee separations:
  • Ensure legal and company policy compliance in all discharge cases
  • Ensure that layoffs and recalls are done in compliance with company policy
  • Ensure that resignations are handled correctly.

Other Duties:

  • Assist with special projects.
  • Promote teamwork and support team improvement committees and activities.
  • Identify and propose cost reduction/avoidance ideas, and productivity, efficiency, and quality improvements.
  • Maintain continuous improvement of the department and the services delivered to the external customer.
  • Support all efforts to ensure that ISO/TS 16949 requirements are met and maintained.
  • Support all efforts to ensure compliance with the environmental policy and procedures.

Education / Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Five to seven years in Administration with a background in a manufacturing and non-union environment.
  • Two to three years in supervision or management.
  • Knowledge of employment laws, company policies and procedures especially related to wages, salaries and benefits. Knowledge of plant, division and corporate policies as they relate to plant operations.
  • Management, leadership and communications skills.
  • High degree of self-motivation and independent decision-making.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Physical/ Safety Requirements:

Office/Plant Floor Environment. Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment deemed necessary by the company.

This job description in no way implies that the duties listed above are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the departmental manager.

Resumes to be submitted to: Apply-in@hca.hitachi-cable.com

Production Control - Expeditor, 2nd shift - Manchester, New Hampshire

Quality Engineer

Posted: 6/30/2017
Reports to: Production Control Manager
Department: Production
Classification: Hourly, Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Coordinate and expedite the flow of work, materials, compounds, and/or products between various departments in accordance with production schedules and orders, to meet customer demands.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Expedite and track movement of production orders on a daily basis including review, collection and filing of job cards;
  • Maintain production activity records on excel spreadsheets, including data on quality assurance, testing and product shipments;
  • Prepare process documentation for release to the production floor;
  • Develop and prepare cut sheets based on customer open orders.
  • Count and enter finished goods inventory;
  • Coordinate and review material requirements and availability to meet scheduling requirements;
  • Communicate and meet with appropriate personnel daily to ensure that required materials line time and manning are available to support the production plan;
  • Participate in daily discussions regarding completion of open customer orders;
  • Respond to changing production plan orders, facilitate rush orders, prepare reports and notify appropriate parties of major issues and/or problems. Work with supervisor to eliminate difficulties and delays;
  • Support and utilize new technology and systems to enhance the production and planning process;
  • Regular attendance and ability to work in excess of a 40-hour work week if necessary.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail necessary
  • High energy, self-motivated problem solver, with the ability to keep up with a fast paced environment and work independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure of time and resource constraints.
  • Respond to shifting priorities in a cooperative manner.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes, read manufacturing spec’s and technology to support production.
  • Strong commitment to quality, safety, and efficiency.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Relevant Production/Material experience a plus.
  • Background in material control a plus.
  • Proficient computer skills including utilizing Microsoft Office (Excel & Word).
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills to exchange information with co-workers.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Reading comprehension skills to understand written manufacturing specifications, procedures, reports, and instructions in English.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, move throughout the plant;
  • Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching;
  • May move wire/cable materials when necessary;
  • Required to talk, hear and demonstrate manual hand and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination to handle machinery, materials, and parts;
  • Able to lift, carry, relocate, move a minimum of 20 lbs of objects, materials, and/or product ;
  • Works in office environment as well with periods of sitting;
  • Operate a personal computer on daily basis, and other office equipment as needed.

HCA reserves the right to change or revise functions and responsibilities as the need arises. HCA is an “at-will” employer and this document is not a written or implied contract of guarantee of employment.

Contact: send resumes to HR.NH@hca.hitachi-cable.com

Quality Engineer - Manchester, New Hampshire

Quality Engineer

Posted: 4/19/2017
Reports to: Quality Manager
Department: Quality Control
Classification: Exempt/Salary

Position Summary:

Primary focus of this position is to assess quality performance using statistical and analytical methods. Devises and implements various methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the statistical capability of products, processes and production equipment. Recommends improvements to the quality system and procedures, inspection plans and means of monitoring quality performance trends. Working hours: 7am to 4pm

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Subject Matter Expert for the proper application of statistical analysis, assisting in problem solving techniques, and recommending new techniques in statistical quality assurance to reduce process variations.
  • Interfaces with product design and development engineers and production to develop control plans for manufactured goods and processes, using historical on-line and off-line quality parameter data for confirming process capability to ensure products are designed for manufacturability.
  • Perform routine mechanical, dimensional, and electrical testing and analysis of results on in-process product, finished product and incoming supplier product.
  • Manages calibration program, calibrates test equipment within capabilities and confirms measurement adequacy through Gage R&R studies.
  • Reviews and recommends changes to the Quality Management System and associated documents, such as standard operating procedures/standard work.
  • Develops new testing methods or software programs to evaluate the quality of products.
  • Reviews and recommends disposition of non-conforming material through RMA process.
  • Initiates and manages CAPA / SCAR processes.
  • Creates and maintains quality documentation and test results per defined procedures.
  • Schedules quality department resource testing, coordinating with manufacturing and engineering.
  • Prepares and conducts internal production/process and manufacturing quality control audits to ensure processes are in control and yield quality products.
  • Executes internal QMS audits to ensure compliance with in-house and external specifications and standards such as ISO9001:2015.
  • Manage and resolve supplier issues and customer complaints.
  • Maintain and update test job log.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail necessary.
  • Strong statistical analysis skills with experience implementing SPC.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of formal problem solving methods.
  • Provide effective training as needed or required.
  • Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Respond to shifting priorities in a cooperative manner.
  • Understanding of lab testing methodology, process and procedures.
  • Proficient computer skills utilizing Microsoft Excel and Word, and customized programs.
  • Reading, writing, and comprehension skills in English.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact with co-workers, customers, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Engineering, Mathematics or related field.
  • Professional accreditation by ASQ in Quality Engineering, Management or Auditing.
  • Experience with ISO9001 quality systems.
  • 4-7 years experience in a manufacturing environment; prior experience in plastics or continuous process industry desired.
  • Strong working knowledge of performance measurement and monitoring methods required.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Finger dexterity and hand/eye coordination for operation of office equipment, including PC.
  • Sitting and standing for periods of time, working at a desk in both office and lab environment.
  • Light lifting, carrying of files and supplies, ability to move, or lift up to 30 lbs. of objects and/or materials.
  • Ability to speak and hear customers, suppliers, and or other employees via phone or in person.
  • Body motor skills sufficient to move from one office location to another throughout plan.

HCA reserves the right to change or revise functions and responsibilities as the need arises. HCA is an “at-will” employer, and this document is not a written or implied contract or guarantee of employment.

Contact: HR.NH@hca.hitachi-cable.com
Or Drop off resume to Human Resources at 900 Holt Avenue, Manchester NH 03109.

To learn more about Hitachi Cable America Inc. please visit www.hca.hitachi-cable.com

FG Respool Operator, 3rd Shift - Manchester, New Hampshire

FG Respool Operator

Posted: 11/22/2016

Position Summary:

Set-up and operation of finished goods respool machine according to manufacturing spec and job cards.

  • Responsible to meet production standards by performing quality checks in accordance with ISO quality procedures.
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing process, meeting production schedules and customer deadlines
  • Must complete written production paperwork neatly and legible
  • Maintain cleanliness of machines including utilizing Jet Printers to print cables according to specifications
  • Perform preventative maintenance functions
  • Communicate and work closely with fellow operators and supervisors to produce quality products
  • Observes safety procedures and use equipment and materials properly
  • Work a full time shift schedule with regular attendance and ability to work overtime as needed

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Reading comprehension skills to understand written manufacturing specifications and instructions and procedures in English
  • Oral communication skills to exchange information with co-workers and supervisors
  • Good math skills and above average mechanical aptitude necessary
  • Attention to detail is required in machine operation and minimizing scrap
  • Familiar with different wire gauges and handling a variety of cable products
  • Hands on experience using micrometers, calipers, gauges, and other measuring devices

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One-year manufacturing experience and skills with machinery equipment and troubleshooting desired
  • Cable and wire experience a plus
  • Must have visual acuity and ability to distinguish colors and pass a colorblind test
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Frequent bending, stooping, moving within the plant
  • Repetitive pushing and pulling motion of wire cable materials and metal reels
  • Required to talk, hear and demonstrate manual hand and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination to handle machinery, materials, tools and parts
  • Must be able to lift, carry a minimum of 50 lbs. of objects, materials, product, etc.
  • Maneuver large reels of cable

Please contact Human Resources at HR.NH@hca.hitachi-cable.com or apply in person at 900 Holt Avenue, Manchester NH 03109.

Production Shift Supervisor, 2nd Shift - Manchester, New Hampshire

Production Shift Supervisor: 2nd Shift (3pm to 11pm)

Posted: 7/21/2016
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager
Department: Manufacturing
Classification: Exempt*

Position Summary:

The responsibilities of this position is to direct, coordinate and supervise the activities of manufacturing personnel in order to satisfy customer quality and on-time-delivery needs. Under the direction of the Manufacturing Manager, the individual assumes the responsibility for achieving production results in a manner that optimizes productivity and provides maximum return. Through a coordinated effort with others in the company, the individual will properly maintain the plant to ensure it is safe, clean and organized at all times. The Production Supervisor is expected to coordinate with their peer Production Supervisors to ensure that each shift has proper staffing coverage and follows the daily production schedule.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and directs assigned personnel to meet production schedules.
  • Lead 5S activities encouraging operators to subscribe to 5S principles and procedures while ensuring operator work areas are maintained in accordance with 5S principles.
    • Overseeing visual standard work boards in each operation reflecting shift health while taking countermeasures when daily goals are not met.
  • Maintains awareness of and implements plant policies and procedures while taking an active role in enforcement.
  • Oversee plant operations to ensure proper machine set-up, correct machine speeds, sample retention and the completion of process and/or quality sheets during each operation.
  • Responsible to adhere to the daily Shift Supervisor Checklist of duties. (see attached)
  • Observes, evaluates and corrects problems in manufacturing on a daily basis.
  • Focus on scrap reduction and minimization efforts to achieve budget
  • Proactively work in a cooperative manner with other departments (Production Control, Quality Control, Engineering, etc.) to ensure orders are completed on time.
  • Reviews all job cards and operating procedures before and during manufacturing of the company’s products.
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  • Provides for the proper identification of rework, scrap and regular handling procedures.
  • Train, teach and motivate employees regarding efficiency, productivity, cooperation and morale, while ensuring quality products are produced.
  • Coordinate cross-training activities on a continuous basis to develop and create a multi-task and skilled workforce.
  • Monitors areas for safety issues ensuring the correct PPE for the area or job are in use.
  • Conduct shift turnover by reporting updated information and performing daily walk-through at shift transfer
  • Observes safety procedures and uses equipment and materials properly
  • Ensures clean working environment
  • Regular attendance required and ability to work in excess of a 40-hour work week when necessary*

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of plant machinery and equipment, including the identification of problems related to machine, equipment breakdown, and material quality
  • Ability to train operators and personnel in the use and application of plant equipment
  • Knowledge of 5S and JIT principles, Kanban’s and six sigma concepts.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to handle personnel problems related to quality, process sheets, job cards, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in English orally and in written form
  • Good math skills and above average mechanical aptitude necessary
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

Qualifications:

  • BS / AS degree or other progressive manufacturing supervisory experience. Cable experience a plus.
  • Six Sigma experience with 1-3 years of a practicing background desirable.
  • Supervisory experience working with a diverse population
  • Experience in manpower scheduling of personnel and jobs assignments due to changing priorities, customer demands, etc.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to exchange information with managers, employees, and co-workers
  • Ability to maintain production schedule in accordance with targeted customer deadlines

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time, transverse throughout entire facility/plant
  • Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching
  • Pushing and pulling motion of wire cable materials and reels when necessary
  • Required to talk, hear and demonstrate manual hand and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination to handle machinery, materials, and parts.
  • Must have visual acuity and ability to distinguish colors and pass a colorblind test to identify color-coded cables, products, and materials
  • Able to lift, carry, relocate, move a minimum of 50 lbs of objects, materials, and/or product
  • Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) safety headgear with shield and gloves when handling MEK and bander equipment

HCA reserves the right to change or revise functions and responsibilities as the need arises. HCA is an “at-will” employer and this document is not a written or implied contract of guarantee of employment.

Contact: HR.NH@hca.hitachi-cable.com
Or Drop off resume to Human Resources at 900 Holt Avenue, Manchester NH 03109
To learn more about Hitachi Cable America Inc. please visit www.hca.hitachi-cable.com