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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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Energy Efficiency Manager, Hydro REIN

As part of our new strategic direction to diversify and explore new growth opportunities, Hydro has established the company Hydro REIN. This is one of the key positions we are now recruiting for the company.

Hydro REIN offers renewable energy solutions for cleaner and more sustainable industries. Our goal is to help our industrial clients take part in the energy transition. We facilitate access to affordable renewable power, which we will source from our own portfolio of hydro, solar and wind projects in Brazil and the Nordics. We also provide industrial scale energy solutions to improve energy efficiency, reduce emissions and cut costs inside the fence.

We are now hiring an Energy Efficiency Manager who will be responsible to analyze and evaluate internal and external sites to develop an effective plan on how to reduce consumption and optimize use of energy.

Area of Responsibility
The right person will be given a large degree of freedom to coordinate and facilitate activities related to energy reduction leading to the goal of reduced carbon footprint and energy cost. 
The job requires close work with site engineers and management to reach best results. Initial work is carried out by a plant study leading to an abatement curve were different type of energy reducing options will be laid out according to potential savings. Next step is to implement efficiency measures and benchmark. Record best practice and prepare necessary energy audits that will lead to certification of site to be compliant towards EU or US standards. 

The Energy Efficiency Manager’s job responsibilities include:

  • Create awareness and change management focus
  • Primary point of contact for all energy reduction activity, project lead
  • Develop tools to analyze and evaluate site potential for energy reduction
  • Create routines and improve ways to efficiently run multi-site energy efficiency operations
  • Manage and follow up site efficiency projects and ensure finance and adequate returns
  • Lead supplier discussions and tenders for energy reduction tools, systems etc.
  • Support in development of suitable IT technology (Automated Meter reading)
  • Preparing handover of the projects to operational level


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferably working with energy reduction/efficiency 
  • An engineer’s degree is preferred but a combination of experience and education will be considered
  • Able to work cohesively in a team environment
  • Extensive experience with energy reduction and HSE work
  • Experience in project lead 
  • Exceptional fluency in English is required
  • Highly motivated, structured, result oriented and a good communicator
  • Good knowledge of software packages (e.g. SAP, MS Office, SharePoint)
  • Extensive travelling is expected

What we offer
This is a unique opportunity to be part of an industrial start-up with global ambitions in the fast-growing renewables business. You will join a hard-working and fun-loving team, triggered by doing their best in an international and dynamic work environment. You’ll have room to shape your own role and really make your mark on our way forward. 

Founded on Hydro’s more than 100 years of energy experience, our business model is based on agility and the ability to provide the right solutions and services at the right cost. 

We are Hydro REIN. We make renewable energy work for you. 

Additional Information
This role reports to Head of Energy Solutions in Hydro REIN.

Please enclose all relevant transcripts with your application (academic records/diplomas, certificates etc.). Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via email.

As part of our recruitment process, we use Semac for background check.

Apply before: 28.04.2021

If you have any questions, please contact: 

Hiring manager
Nicholas Martin
Email: Nicholas.R.Martin@hydro.com
Phone: (Norway +47) 91535740 

Birgitta Sanden
Phone:(Norway +47) 97031556

Posted on:  Apr 8, 2021

Oslo, NO, 0283

Department:  Battery Energy Storage Systems
Business Area:  Energy(ENER)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Energi AS
Job Type:  Permanent

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