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Quality Technician - Fabrication Plant

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

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 Ave

                                                      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
  • Relocation assistance available if applicable.


Summary: The Lab Technician will be responsible for assisting in verification that products meet the Hydro quality standards, especially as they pertain to product quality, traceability, and conformance to standards and process instructions.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Administer the receiving process, prepare test specimens, perform tests, and maintain traceability.
  • Prepare samples using band-saw, lathe, and CNC.
  • Adheres to testing procedures and ensures compliance.
  • Maintain a clean and efficient work space.
  • Maintain the highest levels of ethical and compliant behavior.
  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements:


  • A minimum of 2 years Quality Experience or a degree in a Quality related field with ASTM testing procedures, e.g. B221, B557, etc.  Experience with GD&T and print reading a plus.
  • A minimum of 2 years of manufacturing experience and exposure to aluminum extrusion industry is a plus.
  • Must have passion for safety. Must drive a safety culture where safety is the number one priority for all employees. Proven ability to intervene, recognize, and eliminate hazards.
  • Quality background with experience in testing and inspection procedures.
  • Good math skills and problem solving, ability to use a calculator and read a tape measure.
  • Strong computer skills including intermediate Excel skills.
  • Able to understand and adhere to lab and company quality documentation.
  • Able to consistently meet or exceed production metrics.
  • Able to work collaboratively with others and be a part of a high performing team.
  • Ability to proficiently operate test and inspection equipment and perform a variety of destructive and non-destructive tests including, but not limited to, tensile tests, crush tests, flare tests, and etch tests.
  • Contribute to team environment by engaging in good communication to support continuous improvement activities.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory.


Education and Work Requirements:


  • Understands that performing job tasks in a safe manner is the highest priority.
  • Reads and understands department JSA’s.
  • Adheres to all safety rules, guidelines and wears appropriate PPE.
  • Fills out “near miss” paperwork on any unsafe condition or action and reports any unsafe condition or act immediately to supervisor.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and 5S in his or her respective areas of work or areas as directed by the supervisor.
  • Cooperates and contributes to the creation of a safe, secure, and healthy working environment and to the achievement of the company’s environmental obligations and goals.


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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A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Apr 14, 2024

Phoenix, AZ, US, AZ 85043-2

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

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