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Hitachi Cable America, Manchester NH

Extrusion Operator


Department: Production
Location: Manchester, New Hampshire
Classification: Hourly
Working Hours:2nd and 3rd Shifts

Position Summary:

Set-up and operation of cable/wire extrusion machine to manufacture insulated cable products.

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
  • 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
  • Subscribes to and practices 5S principles, procedures, and guidelines

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail is required in machine operation to minimize scrap
  • Ability to work with a variety of cable and wire products
  • Familiarity with frequent changeovers and handling of different compounds and raw materials 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
  • Good math skills and above average mechanical aptitude necessary.
  • Hands-on experience using micrometers, calipers, gauges, and other measuring devices


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Wire and cable extrusion experience desirable
  • Must distinguish colors and pass a colorblind test

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
  • Eye hand coordination - Hand and finger dexterity
  • Must be able to lift, carry, relocate, move a minimum of 70 lbs. of objects, materials, and/or product
  • Reading comprehension skills to understand written manufacturing specifications, instructions and procedures in English - Oral and written communication skills to exchange information with co-workers and supervisors
  • Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) safety headgear with shield and gloves when handling MEK, bander, and/or printer equipment


Email: or apply in person
Fax#: (603) 634-4174
Mailing Address: 900 Holt Avenue, Manchester, NH 03109, Attn: Human Resources

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