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Design Engineer - Cu Premise Cable - Manchester, New Hampshire

Design Engineer - Cu Premise Cable

Reports to: Director of Engineering & QA
Department: Engineering
Location: Manchester, NH
Classification: Exempt*

Position Summary:

This role is responsible for new product design, as well as, modification, enhancements and improvements of existing products and materials in accordance with and utilizing professional engineering design principles and practices. This is an integral position within the Engineering team and shall interface and provide technical support to other departments within the organization such as management, sales, production, manufacturing, etc.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) -- Copper Premise data cable design as mainly related to UL Subject 444, TIA-568, ISO 11801 and IEC 61156-X.
  • Develop Customer, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Packaging specifications.
  • Provide technical support to Sales and Operations departments including (but not limited to) customer specification review as well as providing quotes on new products and/or modifications to existing products.
  • Lead engineering projects and coordinate multi-departmental team efforts.
  • Active role in New Product Review and Development, including analysis of prototypes/specs/requirements, provide design concepts and costs to the Sales department as well as confirm compliance to regulatory and governing standards as published by the NEC, NFPA, ANSI, UL, CSA, ETL, TIA, IEC, ISO, IEEE, etc.
  • Produce quality deliverables in a timely manner, consistently meeting deadlines and budgets.
  • Instrumental in new data communications cable designs and evaluation of materials.
  • Research, develop, and present DoE plans to provide innovative solutions in problem areas/projects.
  • Implement raw material cost reduction plans, process improvements, technical innovation(s) and final application support for existing and future products.
  • Conduct proper testing methods on products and/or materials.
  • Adhere to the core HCA goals of ISO9000 Total Quality Management, and be an active participant and member of SGA Team.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail necessary.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Self motivated and self initiated problem solver with above average troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure of time and resource constraints.
  • Respond to shifting priorities in a cooperative manner.
  • Strong commitment to quality/safety/efficiency.
  • Advanced reading, writing, and comprehension skills in English.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact with co-workers, customers, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum A.S. degree in an engineering discipline, or 5 years comparable cable design experience.
  • Relevant Engineering experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Exceptional mathematic skills.
  • Advanced computer literacy skills utilizing Microsoft Office, database programs, with ability to develop knowledge of customized system(s).
  • Electrical and mechanical simulation software experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Finger dexterity and hand/eye coordination for operation of office equipment, including PC.
  • Sitting for periods of time, working at a desk in office 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, vendors, and or other employees via phone or in person.
  • Body motor skills sufficient to move for one office location to another throughout plant.

Contact:

Send resume to: LAURA MCKEVITT, HITACHI CABLE AMERICA
Email: laura.mckevitt.rg@hca.hitachi-cable.com
or drop off to Human Resources Office

Machine Operator - Extrusion - 3rd Shift (11pm to 7am) - Manchester, New Hampshire

Machine Operator - Extrusion - 3rd Shift

Reports to: Production Supervisor
Department: Production
Location: New Hampshire
Classification: Non-Exempt*

Position Summary:

Set-up and operation of extrusion machine to manufacture insulated cable products during shift. .

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to meet production standards by performing quality checks, in accordance with ISO procedures and following Process and Manufacturing specification sheets.
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing process, meeting production schedules and customer deadlines.
  • Measure extruded items for conformance to specifications.
  • Must complete written production paperwork neatly and legible.
  • •Communicate and work closely with fellow operators and supervisors to coordinate tasks, discuss production problems, and exchange information to produce quality products.
  • Observes safety procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area and machines, including utilizing Jet Printers to print cables according to specifications.
  • Subscribes to and practices 5S principles, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Work a full time shift schedule with regular attendance and ability to work overtime as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail is required in machine operation to minimizing scrap.
  • Ability to work with a variety of cable and wire products.
  • Familiarity with frequent change-overs and handling of different compounds and wires in order to produce made to order and high quality products.
  • Must be able to read, follow and understand written and verbal instructions in English.
  • Log written data as required in legible format.
  • Good math skills and above average mechanical aptitude necessary.
  • 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 desired
  • Cable and wire experience a plus
  • Must have visual acuity and ability to distinguish colors and pass a colorblind test to identify coded cables, products, and material

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Frequent bending, stooping, moving within plant
  • Repetitive pushing and pulling motion of wire cable materials
  • 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, relocate, move a minimum of 70 lbs. of objects, materials, and/or product

Contact:

Send resume to: HITACHI CABLE AMERICA
Email: HR.NH@hca.hitachi-cable.com
Fax#: (603) 634-4174
Mailing Address: 900 Holt Avenue, Manchester, NH 03109, Attn: Human Resources

Quality Engineer - Manchester, New Hampshire

Quality Engineer

Reports to: Quality Manager
Department: Quality Control
Location: Manchester, NH
Classification: Exempt*

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.

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.

Contact:

Send resume to:
Email: HR.NH@hca.hitachi-cable.com
Fax#: (603) 634-4174
Mailing Address: 900 Holt Avenue, Manchester, NH 03109, Attn: Human Resources

Technical Sales Engineer - Ashaway, Rhode Island

Technical Sales Engineer

Job Title: Technical Sales Engineer
Department: Sales
Supervisor: Director of Technical Sales
Location: Ashaway, RI

Job Summary:

Develop and manage new programs with key customers while assisting with the development and implementation of production, quality and other related documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage new programs with key customers.
  • Assist Quality and Manufacturing to validate processes as required by customers.
  • Assist with development and implementation of production, quality and other related documentation.
  • Work with the Senior Management Team to develop and implement the Sales and Marketing Plan.
  • Through market research communicate to the Senior Management Team the sales impact resulting from the potential addition of any new process or capability.

Competencies:

  • Understanding of product and process requirements, needs, and limitations.
  • Understanding of project funding and monitor spending against budget through completion of the project.
  • Maintain a close relationship with Engineering group, Production Manager, Supervisors, Lead Workers, and Quality Personnel to analyze, understand, and resolve manufacturing issues.
  • Basic knowledge of Project Management.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • An ability to effectively communicate (both written and verbal) to all levels of the organization and to customers.

Education/Experience/Training:

  • Four (4) year college degree in an engineering field.
  • Manufacturing engineering and one (1) year plastics processing experience preferred.
  • Experience in plastics processing environment, with specific understanding of tooling and materials.
  • Experience with standard manufacturing documentation (routers, BOMs, ISO standards, drawings, etc.).

About High Performance Medical Solutions:

A division of Hitachi Cable America Inc., we are a leading manufacturer of custom medical tubing and devices. With a strong focus on vertical integration, we are dedicated to providing our customers an all-inclusive experience that accommodate both new R&D projects as well as existing production programs. Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration; if you have this type of mindset then you’re likely a great fit for our team!

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Annual Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Scholarship Program
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Exclusive Hitachi Employee Discounts

HITACHI CABLE AMERICA, INC. / HIGH PERFORMANCE MEDICAL SOLUTIONS IS
AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Contact:

Send resume to: HUMAN RESOURCES
Email: DMUDZINSKI@HTPMEDS.COM
Tel: (866)972-2077
Fax: (401) 315-0766
Mailing Address: 15 Gray Lane, Ashaway, RI 02804, Attn: Human Resources

Preventive Maintenance Technician - Ashaway, Rhode Island

Preventive Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Preventive Maintenance Technician
Department: Maintenance
Supervisor: Maintenance Manager
Classification: Non-exempt
Location: Ashaway, RI

Job Summary:

The Preventative Maintenance Technician position is responsible for performing diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and preventative maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the division’s business goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Basic maintenance of production equipment and facilities as needed.
  • Assist in developing preventive maintenance procedures and schedules.
  • Assist other maintenance technicians as needed.
  • Field miscellaneous tasks as directed by the Maintenance Manager and/or Director of Facilities and Continuous Improvement.

Competencies:

  • Technical Capacity
  • Initiative
  • Results Driven
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Ethical Conduct

Education/Experience/Training:

  • High School diploma/GED and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience.
  • 3+ years manufacturing experience; strong mechanical aptitude.

About High Performance Medical Solutions:

A division of Hitachi Cable America Inc., we are a leading manufacturer of custom medical tubing and devices. With a strong focus on vertical integration, we are dedicated to providing our customers an all-inclusive experience that accommodate both new R&D projects as well as existing production programs. Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration; if you have this type of mindset then you’re likely a great fit for our team!

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Annual Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Scholarship Program
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Exclusive Hitachi Employee Discounts

HITACHI CABLE AMERICA, INC. / HIGH PERFORMANCE MEDICAL SOLUTIONS IS
AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Contact:

Send resume to: HUMAN RESOURCES
Email: DMUDZINSKI@HTPMEDS.COM
Tel: (866)972-2077
Fax: (401) 315-0766
Mailing Address: 15 Gray Lane, Ashaway, RI 02804, Attn: Human Resources

Engineering Intern - Ashaway, Rhode Island

Engineering Intern

Job Title: Engineering Intern
Department: Engineering
Supervisor: Process Engineer – to be assigned
Compensation: $16.50 / hour*
Location: Ashaway, RI

Purpose:

High Performance Medical Solutions is a leading manufacturer of custom medical tubing and devices. The Engineering Intern role will be responsible for supporting lead Process Engineers involved in tool design, extrusion process development, and subsequent operations of such tubing and devices. The ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule and ability to adjust priorities and objectives on a day-to-day basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop improved methods and tooling for new and existing products/processes.
  • Assist with the manufacture of product according to customer specifications.
  • Support the conversion of small-scale processes into large-scale operations.
  • Assist in tooling design and other design work as needed.

Competencies:

  • Technical Capacity
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Initiative

Education/Experience/Training:

  • Actively enrolled in a technical education program.
  • Preferably, candidate will be pursuing a Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Mechanical, Plastics, or Chemical Engineering or similar area of study.
  • Experience utilizing SolidWorks or other CAD software.
  • Knowledge of QSR and ISO regulations is a plus.
  • Manufacturing or production work experience a plus.

HITACHI CABLE AMERICA, INC. / HIGH PERFORMANCE MEDICAL SOLUTIONS IS
AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Contact:

Send resume to: HIGH PERFORMANCE MEDICAL SOLUTIONS
Email: HR.NH@hca.hitachi-cable.com
Tel: (866)972-2077
Fax: (401) 315-0766
Mailing Address: 15 Gray Lane, Ashaway, RI 02804, Attn: Human Resources