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Quality Engineer

Extruded Solutions is Hydro’s largest and most global business area. Our Business Area supplies aluminum profiles and profile-based solutions in various applications ranging from windows and furniture to cars and cruise ships. Within Extruded Solutions, we have business area staff functions based in Oslo, but we also have four core business units; Extrusion Europe, Extrusion North America, Building Systems and Precision Tubing.

Job Location: Phoenix, AZ


Summary: The Quality Engineer will be responsible for ensuring program success by leading the PPAP for assigned programs.  Reporting to the Quality Engineering Supervisor, the Quality Engineer will support the Regional APQP Engineer by participating in the creation of PFMEA’s, CP’s, and process documentation.


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



Job Requirements:

  • 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.)
  • Experience with Tesla or Extrusion preferred



Education and Work Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a technical field from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 5 years Tier 1 Automotive 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.

Please apply before: 09/30/2020 

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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Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

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

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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