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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

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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Junior Quality Engineer - Extrusion Plant

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 Location: Phoenix, AZ – Extrusion Plant 

This position is located at:            249 S. 51st St

                                                           Phoenix, Arizona 85043


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



Job Summary: The Junior Quality Engineer will be responsible for ensuring program success by leading the PPAP for assigned programs.  



Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a technical field from an accredited institution
  • 2 years Tier 1 Automotive Experience preferred but not required



Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • 6 Sigma Green Belt preferred and proven competence using advanced problem solving
  • Practical experience in Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) tools, tool usage and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Competent in problem solving tools such as 8D methodology (Fishbone, 5 Why, etc.)
  • Competent in quality tools, and process/production control methods such as (Control Plans, FMEA,GD&T,MSA,PPAP,SPC)
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings to ensure the understanding of the agreed quality parameters and product specific requirements
  • Strong interpersonal communication and listening ability
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)



Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure MSA studies and adequate Gage R&R for launching programs are conducted
  • Develop control plans and training materials
  • Develop inspection criteria and documentation
  • Support runs for pre-series production to ensure quality and on-time launch along with testing equipment capabilities
  • Monitors the approval of supplied components
  • PPAP preparation and submission
  • Reviews GD&T and gauging methodologies for assigned program



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

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

Posted on:  Jul 31, 2022

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Department:  QA- EXT
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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