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Engineering Intern - Ashaway, Rhode Island

Engineering Intern

Posted: 2/5/2019
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

Cost Accountant - Ashaway, Rhode Island

Cost Accountant

Posted: 3/11/2019
Job Title: Cost Accountant
Department: Finance
Reports to: Controller
Classification: Exempt
Location: Ashaway, RI

Purpose:

The Cost Accountant position functions as a business support person to the plant and ERP, Operations and Financial Management team. The position assists in effectively managing and controlling the local business and is responsible for plant level costs and control including general accounting, cost accounting, bill of material audits, inventory reconciliations, and cost analysis. The position supports month-end close and special projects as requested and works closely with manufacturing to understand issues and how they impact the financial results as well as educate/inform department(s) on cost variances. Finally, the position also acts as liaison with corporate financial staff, as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform weekly/periodic physical inventory reconciliations. Research variances and discrepancies as needed. Broadcast results. Recommend improvements to the process to reduce un-accounted for inventory.
  • Collaborate with ERP Team to ensure Bills of Materials (BOM) are accurate and up to date. Review and audit BOM’s to ensure they reflect the latest manufacturing practices.
  • Analyze actual labor, material, and overhead cost against Standard/Budget. Research and explain variances. Report this information monthly or as needed.
  • Prepare analysis of fixed spending by department. Show actual vs. budget and identify and explain variances.
  • Work with the finance department to implement and apply cost accounting policies and procedures.
  • Support plant controller’s efforts for implementing and maintaining internal controls at the plant for operations, sales and finance.
  • Aide in the development of new labor and overhead rates, budget, and forecasts.
  • Perform ad hoc product/plant cost analysis to support the operations.
  • Perform ad hoc projects for Controller, Accounting and Payroll Team such as corporate reporting and month-end closing activities.

Competencies:

  • Perform weekly/periodic physical inventory reconciliations. Research variances and discrepancies as needed. Broadcast results. Recommend improvements to the process to reduce un-accounted for inventory.
  • Technical Capacity
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Initiative
  • Business Acumen

Education/Experience/Training:

  • Associates Degree or higher in Accounting or Business Administration.
  • 1-3 years in a cost accounting position in a manufacturing environment.
  • Exposure to manufacturing departments/staff/activities, cost accounting, reporting and variance analysis.
  • Experience with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

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: 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