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We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our People matter the most to make the difference.

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PLC Technician

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 standard 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 35,000 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


Summary: The PLC Technician will be a hands-on leader who is supporting and ensuring production equipment is performing in compliance with Hydro and CAL-OSHA safety standards. 

The PLC Technician will diagnose equipment via PLC logic and will complete work orders by priority.  This includes inputting the work order information into the MVP system.

The appropriate candidate is:

  • Results oriented with a passion for teaching others how PLC logic works
  • An accountable team player that collaborates well with the plant departments
  • Self-driven and analytical problem solver that can make tough calls based on priority
  • Strongly motivated to succeed with a clear understanding of a service driven maintenance department 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Understands Allen Bradley PLC logic and be able to edit PLC programs.
  • Can diagnose and troubleshoot equipment via PLC, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic logic.
  • Can repair/replace heavy equipment components, including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic.
  • Completes assigned work orders for repairing and replacing heavy equipment components
  • Foster an environment of care, collaboration, and courage with team members.


Job Requirements:

  • OSHA and/or CAL-OSHA general manufacturing requirements
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment prints and schematics
  • Ability to lead others while being a role model


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 5 years plus of maintenance experience diagnosing and troubleshooting PLC logic


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

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing this form 
or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Feb 18, 2021

City of Industry, CA, US, 91748

Department:  Maintenance
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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