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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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Project 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 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: Rockledge, FL


Perform functions to provide engineering support for the implementation of capital expense projects and develop engineered solutions to technical problems related to the organization's manufacturing operations, working within the limits of established policies.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Define and schedule tasks related to the implementation of assigned capital improvement projects.  Plan work, schedule contractors, specify and purchase materials and track and report on project expenses and status.
  • Perform engineering assignments related to assigned projects such as the preparation of manufacturing area and machine layout drawings.  Track and record related project expenses.
  • Write reports to document project activities, prepare schedule and budget updates and close out assigned capital projects.  Make related project presentations
  • Research information relevant to new or potential capital expense projects and develop capital expense proposals including project scope, objectives, costs and schedules for local review and submittal to corporate authorities.
  • Design equipment support devices such as guards or other components.
  • Acquire knowledge of HAR safety and quality standards.
  • Attend and participate in a variety of meetings and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies.
  • Acquire knowledge of Hydro’s safety, environmental and quality standards.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to maintain workflow or respond to emergency conditions.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly condition in accordance with 5 S standards.
  • Requires the ability to perform all duties within limitation of the standard methods and procedures, and in accordance with strict adherence to HSE, quality and productivity requirements


Job Requirements:

  • Excellent analytical problem-solving skills.
  • CAD skills and knowledge of engineering, spreadsheet and word processing computer software preferred.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficient Microsoft Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Knowledge of process related standards.
  • Proven ability to develop successful partnerships with internal and external team members


Education and Work Requirements:

  • BS in engineering or minimum 5 years’ experience in project work


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.

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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:  Oct 24, 2021

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

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

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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