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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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Heat Treat Specialist

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 34,000 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 Responsibilities/Requirements: 

  • Perform test equipment calibration tasks; perform initial calibration for the first of a family of electronic test equipment to establish acceptance standards to be followed in subsequent calibrations. 

  • Ensure the calibrations and maintenance of field test instruments and calibration standards; coordinate vendor services when calibration activities are not completed onsite. 

  • Initialize calibration record keeping activity for all test instruments, test sensors, and heat treatment processing equipment. 

  • Ensure all calibration records have traceability to the National Institute of Standards and Technology and are retained per industry standards. 

  • Be able to prepare survey racks and stands to perform Temperature Uniformity Surveys (TUS). 

  • Manage the conducting of Temperature Uniformity Survey (TUS) testing by either scheduling an approved pyrometry testing vendor or potentially with onsite resources. 

  • Be able to assess and disposition Temperature Uniformity Survey (TUS) reports for pass or fail status and resolving root causes for any failing conditions prior to the heat treatment furnaces being used for processing. 

  • Upload the Temperature Uniformity Survey (TUS) results to the network system for proper retention. 

  • Ensure a certification of calibration for each instrument and corresponding calibration sticker conforms to the requirements as stated by the industry standards. 

  • Ensure System Accuracy Testing (SAT) is conducted either onsite or by an approved pyrometry testing vendor, this includes weekly sensor verifications. 

  • Validate and confirm sufficient furnace components are on hand for the performance of scheduled TUS, SAT and calibrations. 


Education and Work Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or GED. 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an Engineering Lab Technician or a Pyrometry/Calibration Technician role. 

  • For sites that work to AIAG CQI-9, the SPA must have 5+ years of technical education and/or heat treatment experience combined. 

  • Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US citizen. 

  • Hands on mechanical experience. 

  • A Degree from an accredited institution (AS, AS, BA, BS) or the equivalent professional certification (heat treatment certificate). Preferred 

  • 5+ years of experience in an Engineering Test Lab Tech or Heat Treatment Tech role. 


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

Posted on:  Jun 3, 2021

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Department:  QA- FAB
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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