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Process 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: Rockledge, FL 


Summary: Perform functions to provide manufacturing departments with technical and engineering support, in areas relating to manufacturing problem resolution and process improvement, working within the limits of established policies. Developing, configuring and optimizing industrial processes from inception through to start up and certification. Assessing processes, taking measurements and interpreting data. Designing, running, testing and upgrading systems and processes.


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor manufacturing processes. Document operation processes and investigate existing and emerging technology, to determine opportunities for process improvements to affect quality and efficiency of production.
  • Examine specific problem areas, efficiency opportunities and devise solutions. Determine process and equipment modifications required to affect desired changes. Conduct experiments, document results, prepare reports and make presentations to management regarding process and equipment modifications, designed to correct designated problems.
  • Implement trials of authorized programs, monitor, measure, examine, validate and report results. Document programs, including procedures, timing and costs. Initiate, implement permanent process changes and manage related implementation projects, working with vendors, manufacturing management and all levels of production, quality and engineering staff.
  • Provide production support through process parameter control, process design and changes. Staff training as required to implement new process or equipment improvements, scrap reduction and productivity improvements.
  • Monitor implementation programs, anticipate and resolve related problems. Ensure programs operate within designated budgetary constraints and prepare any range of related progress reports and presentations.
  • Develop and maintain process control plans, FMEAs and process manuals.
  • Respond to and investigate customer product complaints. Examine product or results of product utilization and identify specific problems.
  • Examine process and quality documentation. Determine causes for problems, conduct root cause analysis and recommend solutions follow up to implement or support changes. Communicate results to customers and document incidents for further review and historical files.
  • Equipment validations, safety and quality audits.


Job Requirements: 

  • Working Knowledge of modeling software
  • Detailed orientated with strong statistical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Strong understanding of mechanical components
  • Knowledge of material sciences, metallurgy, aluminum (preferred)
  • Knowledge of 6-sigma and LEAN manufacturing principles (preferred)
  • Previous experience with SolidWork (preferred)


Education and Work Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in  mechanical or industrial engineering from a ABET accredited university required. 
  • 2-5 years’ work experience in engineering


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including: 

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, 
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions

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

Please apply before: 08/10/2020 

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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Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

Department:  Production Engineering
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Precision Tubing USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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