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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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Manufacturing 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 standard 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 35,000 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


Summary: The Manufacturing Engineer will be a major part of the development, maintenance and improvement of the Fabrication Process for existing products and assist on the launching of new products to meet customer’s requirements.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist Product Development in setting up new production fabrication lines including cut to length, miter, CNC, bending, stamping, punching, clinching, welding and assembly
  • Develop and document work instructions to be used by plant personnel during fabrication processes
  • Conduct time studies to capture current operation process cycle times
  • Analyzing manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancements of quality, cost reduction and throughput
  • Drive implementation of new technology and plant improvements for the fabrication processes and increase output
  • Assist in conditioning and approving manufacturing tooling
  • Select and order tooling to support machine operations and process improvements 



Job Requirements:

  • Hands on work experience as a Manufacturing Engineer, (1 year minimum) Automotive experience a plus
  • CNC Programming experience in a manufacturing environment, Master Cam or Surf Cam is a plus
  • Tooling / Fixtures Design – 3D Modeling Software, SolidWorks or similar CAD (1 year minimum)
  • Ability to read Blue-Prints
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong Project Management, Analytical and Problem Solving skills required
  • Knowledge of manufacturing concepts, experience in the fabrication of metal components including extruding, machining, bending, stamping, punching, clinching, welding and assembly a plus
  • Prioritization
  • Must be able to respond quickly to problems; have the ability to work in a stressful environment
  • When conditions dictate, flexibility to work hours may be required
  • Good communication skills with all level of staff; Fluency in English is a must, Spanish is a plus.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience


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.

Posted on:  Feb 18, 2021

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Department:  Engineering Tech
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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