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Industrial Equipment Spare Parts 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 Summary: Hydro Extrusions North America (ENA) is seeking an energetic and experienced Equipment Spare Parts Manager.

The position is responsible for developing, implementing and following-up on a standardized enterprise spare parts system for Hydro Extrusion North America. This position reports directly to the Director of Reliability. The job requires extensive travel (75%), and the home office will be based in the United States.


Job Location: Remote


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



Required Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum 10 years with industrial equipment spare parts.


  • Knowledge of industrial spare parts.
  • Demonstrated results in optimizing spare parts inventory and standardization in support of equipment maintenance
  • Preferred candidates will also have working knowledge of reliability best practices for Spare Parts Inventory.
  • Minimum requirement is high school education
  • Technical background/education in maintenance helpful.


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Good understanding and demonstrated spare parts inventory management in a computerized system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of part compatibility and suitable replacements of common items
    • Bearings, Motors, Pneumatic & Hydraulic Cylinders, couplings, gearboxes, etc.
  • Good Computer Skills. (Includes knowledge of Microsoft products as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project, CAD experience is preferred). Experience with computerized management system is helpful.
  • Experience with Oracle or SAP is helpful. 



Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop documented, standardized enterprise spare parts system.
    • Implement standardized naming convention across all ENA sites for ease of searching across locations.
    • Work within the computerized maintenance management system (MVP) to develop the enterprise system.
    • Work with 3rd party to perform crib crawls at all locations utilizing  best technology for part description standardization and eliminate duplicates across ENA
  • Ensure proper max and min levels for critical spares.
    • Establish based on multiple locations and ability to share parts when possible.
  • Manager critical long lead time insurance spares across ENA.
  • Develop and manage process for parts obsolescence
  • Participate in developing Equipment Spare Part Lists for assets as it relates to shared spare parts across facilities
  • Analyze storeroom performance and work with facilities to drive improvement
    • EOQ, carrying costs, and other KPIs (cycle count accuracy, turns per year, stock outs, inventory value, etc.)

Ability to travel extensively.


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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.

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Posted on:  Sep 23, 2022

Moon Township, PA, US, 15108 Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043 Elkhart, IN, US, 46514 Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211 Cressona, PA, US, 17929 Yankton, SD, US, 57078 Gainesville, GA, US, 30504 Connersville, IN, US, 47331 Mountain Top, PA, US, 18707 Rosemont, IL, US, 60018 Rockledge, FL, US, 32955 Spanish Fork, UT, US, 84660 City of Industry, CA, US, 91748 Delhi, LA, US, 71232 North Liberty, IN, US, 46554 Troy, MI, US, 48084 St.Augustine, FL, US, 32086 Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  OPEX Reliability
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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