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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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Robotics Technician

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


Nightshift 10pm to 6am 


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
  • Perfect Attendance Bonus
  • Parental Leave


Job Summary:

This position will work with all levels of management and report to the Reliability Facilities Engineering Manager. Main responsibilities involve maintaining controls for existing and new equipment. Perform functions related to correcting machine upset conditions, supporting manufacturing process and improvements, Maintenance and Engineering departments with controls as necessary to meet Customer’s Requirements


Job Responsibilities:

  • Repair automated manufacturing cells.
  • Provide support in establishing planned maintenance routines for manufacturing cells.
  • Edit programming and documentation of PLC, PMC, HMI, VFD, Robotics, etc. 
  • Develop plant equipment specifications. 
  • Train and mentor Maintenance Technicians on routine troubleshooting.
  • Analyzing manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancements of quality, cost reduction, and throughput.
  • Working closely with manufacturing department to develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for employees.
  • Provide engineering support in production departments to trouble shoot and resolve technical problems.
  • Support company policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.


Demonstrated Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradly PLC’s and ABB or Fanuc Robots.
  • Ability to read / follow ladder logic, toggle bits and troubleshoot using PLC.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.   
  • Knowledge of manufacturing concepts.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • 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.
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving.
  • Technical and Analytical Capacity.
  • Assist in the development and maintaining a visual workspace.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradly PLC’s and ABB or Fanuc Robots.
  • Ability to read / follow ladder logic, toggle bits and troubleshoot using PLC.
  • Ability to read hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical schematics.   
  • Able to develop data driven solutions for issues identified with various manufacturing equipment.
  • Previous experience with fabrication equipment, required


At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Please apply before:  

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 the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.


Posted on:  Nov 10, 2021

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

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

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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