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Reliability 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 34,000 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: This role will be responsible for leading all efforts for Reliability Engineering with regards to the repair, refurbishment, re-use, and preservation of equipment in order to support maximizing equipment reliability at the highest NPV for the asset. This role will work across numerous organizational boundaries such as Operations, Supply Chain, QA. And program management to develop the tactics and work processes required to optimize these four process streams for all equipment types.


Job Responsibilities:

Repair / Refurbishment

  • Determine what components can be economically rebuilt and reused; maintain the prioritization of implementation for the remaining equipment types
  • Work with Supply Chain (SC) to expedite the implementation of the remaining equipment types

Equipment Re-Use

  • Determine what equipment can be economically re-used once the location it is installed is uneconomic to continue operating (temporarily or permanently)
  • Work with relevant internal Hydro Reliability network to ensure equipment selection and maintenance strategies for this service promotes equipment re-use where economically justified
  • Work with Infrastructure and Reliability Operations to gain alignment on opportunities for repurposing equipment and build out associated workflows with key stakeholders

Equipment Preservation

  • Develop and implement preservation strategies with Maintenance and Operations for short term and long-term downtime of operation equipment (rotating, static, and electrical)
  • Develop and implement preservation strategies with Hydro Reliability network and the Supply Chain for critical spare equipment and parts that are stored on-site, or in a warehouse for extended periods of time or at a vendor.
  • Develop and implement with Supply Chain (SC) a shelf life strategy for any parts in the warehouse with a “use by” date -



Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment both fixed and rotating
  • Demonstrated history of utilizing Reliability Centered Maintenance tools to optimize asset performance / lifecycle desired
  • Experience in full tools of the reliability analysis and improvement implementation. 
  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems
  • Field operations experience (e.g., process engineer, facilities engineer)
  • Proficient computer skills / business system knowledge (Microsoft, SAP)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong analytical and technical skills with attention to detail and process improvements
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision in a diverse, multidiscipline team environment
  • Strong prioritization skills



Education and Work Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or equivalent



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: 03/15/2021 

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 or
by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.


Posted on:  Feb 17, 2021

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

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

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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