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Quality Control Inspector, 3rd Shift - Manchester, New Hampshire

Quality Control Inspector, 3rd Shift

Posted: 8/7/2018
Reports to: Quality Manager
Department: Quality Control
Location: Manchester, NH
Classification: Hourly*

Position Summary:

This role is responsible to provide support to the quality control operations during shift operations to meet deliverables. This is an integral position within the Quality team interfacing with engineering personnel and other departments.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Verify product conformance to specifications
  • Verify raw material conformance to purchase orders
  • Perform di-electric testing of cable
  • Perform and assist with failure analysis
  • Calibrate measuring and test equipment as required
  • Partner with Engineering to determine testing of job priorities
  • Work with PC to ensure timely production of quality products and materials
  • Maintain Quality Control documentation and records
  • Address quality issues as they arise and provide prompt resolutions working with appropriate and necessary personnel
  • Adhere to the core HCM goals of ISO9000 Total Quality Management and be an active participant and member of SGA Team.
  • Commitment to quality/safety/efficiency
  • Observe safety procedures and use equipment and materials properly
  • Subscribe to and practice 5S, JIT, etc.
  • Work a full time shift schedule with regular attendance, ability to work overtime as needed

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail necessary
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure of time and resource constraints
  • Respond to shifting priorities in a cooperative manner
  • Hands-on experience using micrometers, calipers, verniers, and other measuring devices
  • Reading, writing, and comprehension skills in English
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact with co-workers and others

Qualifications:

  • H.S. diploma or GED equivalent
  • One-year manufacturing experience working in a quality lab environment desired
  • Experience in a wire and cable manufacturing environment preferred
  • Knowledge and/or related QC lab experience
  • Computer literacy skills utilizing Microsoft Office, with ability to learn a customized system
  • Must have visual acuity and ability to distinguish colors and pass a colorblind test to identify coded cables, products, and materials.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Body motor skills sufficient to move for one office location to another throughout plant to access office files, equipment, and plant machinery,
  • Finger dexterity and hand/eye coordination for operation of personal computer, office and machinery equipment
  • Sitting and standing for periods of time working in lab and test environment
  • Lifting, carrying of files and supplies, ability to move and lift up to 50 lbs. of objects and/or materials
  • Ability to speak and hear to communicate with employees, customers and/or vendors via phone or in person

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

Design Engineer - Cu Premise Cable - Manchester, New Hampshire

Design Engineer - Cu Premise Cable

Posted: 8/6/2018
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

Posted: 6/15/2018
Reports to: Quality Manager
Department: Quality Control
Location: Manchester, NH
Classification: 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

Regional Sales Manager - Manchester, New Hampshire

Regional Sales Manager - Manchester, New Hampshire

Posted: 11/15/2018
Reports to: Director-Business Strategy
Department: Sales
Location: Manchester, NH
Classification: Exempt*

Position Summary:

Responsible for selling HCA cable and wire products and services to prospective (or existing) customers in assigned territories/ regions, and identifying potential growth opportunities for premise copper, fiber optic, and electronic cables.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Employ strategic selling skills promoting HCA products and services.
  • Recruit, hire and manage sales agents to sell HCA cables and products in designated territories.
  • Identify and secure distributors that stock and assist in supporting HCA sales in the region.
  • Develop and execute territory plans for each territory managed that includes specifying HCA to consultants, contractors, and end users.
  • Conduct technical product presentations as necessary to specify and promote HCA products.
  • Conduct direct sales activities with strategic end-users, consultants and contractors consistent with and in support of sales growth goals.
  • Secure appointments with leads.
  • Adopt and implement sales growth strategies consistent with the HCA Sales Team.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with existing and potential customers.
  • Evaluate customer needs for HCA products and services.
  • Develop and maintain base of customers , motivate, and manage distributors in region(s).
  • Provide monthly sales forecasts and New Business Opportunities.
  • Coordinate participation in trade shows/conferences within the territories.
  • Document correspondence with customers and distributors, including customer visits.
  • Execute regional sales plans, budgets, forecasts, and other management objectives as assigned.
  • Keep customers and distributors informed of new product developments. Maintain current marketing materials and literature.
  • Work with Inside Sales to prepare quotes for new and existing products for customers.
  • Manage key accounts in the region.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong prospecting skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills
  • Excellent communications skills verbally and written
  • Well versed in selling techniques and methodologies
  • Able to understand customers’ needs quickly and able to communicate those needs
  • Interact and communicate concisely with C-level, Executive Management, Facilities personnel, etc.
  • Continuous development of product knowledge and technical skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, etc.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Business, Marketing, Communication, or related field preferred
  • 5+ years of related sales experience
  • Ability to learn product, product offering and services quickly
  • Experience and success in leveraging customer relationships to identify and develop new opportunities
  • Experience managing sales through distribution channels
  • Strong ability to influence decision-makers in a variety of industries
  • Technical understanding of the cable and wire products, business, technology and process

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Frequent travel, up to 50% by automobile, plane, train, etc. to customers, business meeting, conferences, and trade shows, etc.
  • Position also works in a desk environment for moderate periods of time
  • Ability to operate personal computer and office equipment on a daily basis
  • Light lifting, carrying of files, supplies, portable computer equipment, carry and lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to speak and hear customers, vendors, and/or other employees via phone or in person
  • Requires sufficient autonomy, standing, walking, moving to various geographic locations

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

Posted: 4/12/2018
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