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QA Technician

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 duties to test product samples to ensure that customer and company product specifications are achieved and contribute recommendations to the development of process improvements, working within the limits of standard or accepted practice.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure to perform required testing on all the material being extruded and conforms the results meets to all required specs and tolerance.
  • Record production test results in computer database system and make tags and labels.
  • Follow proper MRT procedure for any material out of specs.
  • Perform a wide variety of product measurements techniques. The measurement testing includes surface roughness measurement using profilometer, measurement of zinc weight and zinc coverage using CMI XRF machine, Keyence vision measurement, micrometer and calipers for dimensional specification, tensile testing for mechanical properties, operating EDM machine for vision samples.
  • Perform and maintain record of daily calibration tests on all testing equipment’s in lab as required.
  • Perform disposition of the MRT materials with the direction from quality engineer and central quality lab.
  • 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 knowledge of HAR quality standards
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent mathematics skills, especially algebra, geometry, basic statistics and SPC
  • Basic understanding of metallurgy
  • Ability to read blueprints, geometric tolerancing, and dimensioning
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills.
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • 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:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Certified Production Technician
  • Strong understanding of mechanical components
  • LEAN manufacturing principles
  • Knowledge of HSE regulations


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.

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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.

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Posted on:  Jan 9, 2021

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

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

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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