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Do you want to shape our story with your personality, expertise and ambitions? At Hydro we are a global family of 35 000 people that extract, produce, shape and reuse the world’s most flexible and sustainable metal into infinite innovations and applications. Click here if you would like to read more about Hydro and our operations.

Robotic (Controls) 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: This position will work with all levels of management. Main responsibilities involve developing and maintaining controls for existing and new equipment.  Position will also support managing integrators for new business.   


Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive implementation of new technology and plant improvements. 
  • Programming and documentation of PLC, PMC, HMI, VFD, Robotics, etc. 
  • Manage electrical design / approvals of new equipment. 
  • Develop plant equipment specifications. 
  • Train and mentor maintenance technicians. 
  • Create and maintain plant equipment drawings using AutoCAD and SolidWorks. 
  • Analyzing manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancements of quality, cost reduction, and throughput.



Job Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradly PLC’s, and Fanuc Robots.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.    
  • Ability to read hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical schematics. 
  • Knowledge of manufacturing concepts.                                   
  • Enthusiastic, cooperative, and positive behavior.
  • Must be able to read/write small numbers and letters.  Must be able to make arithmetic calculations.
  • Must be able to perform and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be able to respond quickly to problems; have ability to work in a stressful environment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and managers in both written and verbal form.
  • Must be able to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Must follow plant-wide safety procedures at all times.
  • Must pass a drug/alcohol screen.  (Note: Accommodations will be made in accordance with The Americans with Disabilities Act).
  • Computer work will require the repetitive use of fingers, wrists, and arms.
  • Must successfully complete a ninety (90) day orientation period.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience. 
  • 5 years controls 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.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing this form.

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Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

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

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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