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We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy 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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Technical Services Manager

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


Summary: The Technical Services Manager must have a deep-rooted background and industrial experience engaged in lean manufacturing with experience. The best candidate will be tenacious at identifying waste in the process and will have proficiencies in coaching management and operators in the culture and mindset of lean.  S/he must have demonstrated experience in project management and be able to develop and drive cultural change at the core.  Directs and coordinates activities of Maintenance,0020Continuous Improvement, and Equipment Reliability staffing improving equipment reliability, reducing failure and reducing maintenance cost.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated intensity and tenacious approach to managing safety and understands the critical link between safety and quality, especially from a workplace efficiency perspective.
  • Performs periodic inspections of production lines & facilities to assure dependable 24/7 operation.
  • Work directly with all departments to troubleshoot open issues with production daily.
  • Handles personnel issues, documenting all issues, and handles conflicts between employees.
  • Responsible for disciplinary actions to all direct reports.
  • Prior maintenance supervisory or plant engineering experience in a 24/7 operation.
  • Identifies, develops and leads continuous improvement projects, in support of organizational objectives, and delivers sustainable improvement that translate to positive ROI.



Job Requirements:

  • Formal problem-solving training
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Professionalism and good organizational skills
  • Manufacturing experience and must be able to organize and manage multiple tasks
  • Conflict Resolution skills
  • Aluminum Extrusion Production
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point



Education and Work Requirements:

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience managing projects in heavy manufacturing industry.
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or 3-year extensive work experience.
  • Operations Management, or equivalent technical degree.
  • Preferred engineering disciplines include metallurgical, materials science, mechanical or industrial.
  • Preferred post graduate degree in Engineering (M.S.E.) or M.B.A.
  • System required; Six Sigma training is optional but preferred.


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 the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.


Posted on:  Sep 15, 2021

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

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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