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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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Extrusion Press Reliability Engineer

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 Extrusion North America (ENA) is seeking an energetic and experienced Extrusion Professional to drive Extrusion Press Reliability for our ENA locations

This role is important to ENA’s OpEx Extrusion Press Uptime Strategy to minimize business disruption. This position is responsible for ensuring extrusion press structural components and hydraulic components are properly maintained and monitored to prevent unplanned equipment failures and conditions the disrupt press output. This position reports directly to the Senior Director – Operational Excellence and Reliability - ENA.  The job requires at least 75% travel across ENA.


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:

  • Minimum five (5) years of extrusion press repair and maintenance.



Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • B.S. degree in Engineering or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Good Computer Skills. (Includes knowledge of Microsoft products as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Experience with data analysis from a computerized management system is helpful.
  • Demonstrated Project / Program management experience and Problem Solving.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform press alignments on all presses across ENA on an annual basis.
  • Support press rebuilds at locations requiring support.
  • Manage critical insurance spares and wear components for presses across ENA.
  • Provide support when required for unplanned major catastrophic failures. 
  • Manage Hydro press NDT inspections and ensure appropriate actions are taken for any findings.
  • Document and drive implementation of best practices to prevent catastrophic extrusion press failures.
  • Document rebuilds to develop job plans and step-by-step instructions.
  • 75% travel required



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  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:  Nov 20, 2022

Moon Township, PA, US, 15108 Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043 Mountain Top, PA, US, 18707 St.Augustine, FL, US, 32086 Rosemont, IL, US, 60018 Spanish Fork, UT, US, 84660 Gainesville, GA, US, 30504 Yankton, SD, US, 57078 Cressona, PA, US, 17929 Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211 Elkhart, IN, US, 46514 Sidney, OH, US, 45365 Connersville, IN, US, 47331

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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