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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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Manufacturing Engineer - Fabrication 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 – Fabrication Plant

This position is located at:  402 N 44th Avenue

                                                Phoenix, AZ  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


Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • At minimum, one (1) year of experience working as a hands on manufacturing engineer.
  • At minimum, two (2) years of experience working with Automated Welding Processes or robotics processes


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • At minimum three (3) years of experience in new product and/or manufacturing engineering.
  • At minimum two (2) years of experinece with Fronius or ABB
  • At minimum one (1) year of previous experience with fabrication of metal components including extruding, machining, bending, stamping, punching, clinching, welding, and assembly.
  • At minimum one (1) year of previous experience in CNC Programming in a manufacturing environment
  • At minimum one (1) year of previous experience with continuous improvement projects, lean manufacturing, and Six Sigma.
  • At minimum one (1) year of experience working with 3D modeling software such as SolidWorks or similar CAD.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the manufacturing department to develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for employees.
  • Provide engineering support in production departments to trouble shoot and resolve technical problems.
  • Analyzing manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancements of quality, cost reduction, and throughput.
  • Conduct time studies to capture current operation process cycle times.
  • Drive implementation of new technology and plant improvements for the fabrication processes to improve product quality or error proof manufacturing processes and increase output.
  • 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.
  • Create and maintain plant equipment drawings using AutoCAD and SolidWorks. 
  • Confer with suppliers in determining product specifications and arranging equipment, parts, or material purchase, and evaluating products according to quality standards and specifications.
  • Design and develop manufacturing processes for enhancements, product changes, and new products.



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.   

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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 21, 2023

Phoenix, AZ, US, AZ 85043-2

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

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