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Electromechanical Engineer

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Location: City of Industry, CA

Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

Pay Range:

$77,856 - $122,651

Job Summary: 

This position will work with all levels of management. Programs, trouble shoots, modifies, maintains, upgrades (Electrical/Mechanical) and backs up all PLC and computer software associated with the production equipment. Works with Manager, other Engineers, PLC Techs, Supervisor, Mechanics, and Electricians to support projects, PM, PdM and repairs.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics, Electrical, and or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years Electro-mechanical controls experience. 

Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with the following industrial control communication protocols: ControlNet, Ethernet, DH+, Remote I/O, Device Net.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical schematics, and combustion control systems.
  • Knowledge of Windows operating system, PC/software configurations, and how PLC software works with computer operating systems.
  • Fluent in AutoCAD & SolidWorks.
  • Prior knowledge of aluminum alloy extrusion
  • Proven history of successful machine integration and automation.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLC-5, SLC-500, ControlLogix, PanelView and PanelView Plus

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure equipment is operating correctly and communicate effectively with operations team and maintenance to resolve any shortcomings or make modifications
  • Ensure proper/safe operation of equipment and communicate & troubleshoot issues effectively to the proper resources and frontline leadership
  • Support scheduled Preventative Maintenance of the press line
  • Optimize Press performance through continuous improvement efforts, minimization of dead cycle time, downtime, and creation of Standardized Work / JSA’s
  • Drive implementation of new technology and plant improvements
  • Program, modify, troubleshooting and documentation of PLC, PMC, HMI, VFD, etc
  • Manage electrical design/approvals of new equipment
  • Develop plant equipment specifications
  • Design and install retrofits to existing systems and support projects of all sizes
  • Train and mentor maintenance technicians in-terms of machinery controls
  • Assist plant engineering and maintenance departments in selecting and standardizing equipment, software, device upgrades, drivers, and interfaces to improve equipment operation and control system reliability
  • Analyze manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancement of quality, cost reduction, and throughput
  • Confer with suppliers in determining product specifications and arranging equipment, parts, or material purchase, and evaluating products according to quality standards and specifications
  • Assist with installation, start-up, and maintenance of plant/facility electrical equipment and control systems, with emphasis on troubleshooting PLC-based control systems and electrical troubleshooting
  • Provide engineering support in production departments to trouble shoot and resolve technical problems

Hydro values diverse skills and perspectives among employees. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability. We strive to provide equal opportunities for all to contribute and succeed with us.


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A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Jul 10, 2024

City of Industry, CA, US, 91748

Department:  City of Industry, CA
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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