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Experienced Operations and Support - Repair & Maintenance (General)

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 Aluminium Metal a leading supplier of extrusion ingots, sheet ingots, foundry alloys, wire rods and high-purity aluminum with a global production network of around 5,000 employees. With primary metal production facilities in Europe, Canada, Australia, Brazil and Qatar, and recycling facilities throughout Europe and in the U.S., two-thirds of our primary aluminum production is based on renewable energy.

About the job and your team

Supports the operation by safely performing:

  • Performs Lockout/Tagout procedures according to company policy
  • Proactive maintenance
  • Corrective maintenance
  • Performs mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repair of machinery, such as, electric motors and control circuits, hydraulic pumps, valves, pneumatic/hydraulic cylinders, cranes, automatic saws, conveyor/belt systems and related repair equipment such as welders, oxy-fuel torches, drill presses, machine tools, power tools and a full range of hand tools.
  • Assisting in maintaining spare parts
  • Continuously improving processes to reduce downtime
  • Utilizing open lines of communication to resolve problems in a cost efficient and expedient manner.

You will work on

  • Implement and apply all needed documentation/system of the quality system in accordance with ISO 9001/2000, 14001, HES and Hydro Standards.
  • Follow proper Lock/Tag/Try procedures for machine lockouts as well as a proper maintenance troubleshooting safety procedures
  • Evaluate corrective maintenance requirements to determine the need for outside contractors
  • Coordinate maintenance work performed by outside contractors
  • Assist operations in obtaining production targets and eliminating bottlenecks by serving in the following processes when needed:  Charging, melting, casting, homogenizing, sawing, packing, loading.
  • Identify, comprehend and be responsible to consistently meet or exceed the “customers” quality objectives, both internal and external.  “Do it right the first time”.
  • Seek ways to continuously improve the process, equipment, and employee skill level
  • Being the local partner for all vendors regarding technical issues.
  • Participate in the development of HAC.
  • Ensure a proper record of all changes/modifications and authorization of those in the files.
  • Implement the actions decided by the management as well as supporting the implementation of the optimizing of all equipment.
  • Follow up of the non-conformities in his authority fields
  • Application and respect of all procedures related to the quality and environmental system and need  to inform the line manager on each deviation or incident
  • Be the back up resource for other job if needed.

What we offer you

Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

401K matching

Wellness Benefits

Weekly pay

Paid Time Off

Family & Parental Leave

Career Development

Tuition Reimbursement

Dependent Scholarships

Competitive Pay

Your qualifications and skills

  • Minimum 2 years industrial maintenance experience or education equivalent
  • Excellent communication and interaction skills for dealing with operators, shift leader, maintenance colleagues, management, vendors and partners.
  • Excellent understanding of Housekeeping and HES principles, OSHA knowledge will be an advantage
  • Solid understanding/knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, combustion, electrical and mechanical maintenance as well as Preventive maintenance and ability to pass mechanical comprehension and basic mathematics assessments.
  • Motor controls troubleshooting experience required and PLC (preferred)
  • Good math, reading and blueprint reading skills
  • Solid understanding of PC’s as well as PM-software utilization.
  • Problem solving skills essential to fixing production service and manufacturing system problems
  • High energy level and the ability to handle several urgent tasks at once
  • Ability to stand, kneel, climb stairs and ladders, and climb on and into equipment on a frequent basis
  • Must work Monday-Friday as well as support on-call status a full week approximately every 5th week

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.



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 4, 2024

Commerce, TX, US, 75428

Department:  Maintenance Coordination
Business Area:  Hydro Aluminium Metal(ALME)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Aluminium Metals USA, LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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