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Quality 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 develop and implement quality systems for the recognition and implementation of continuous product and process improvements and cost reductions in the manufacture of the organization's products, working within the limits of established policies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review customer inquiries, requests for quotations and related specifications, evaluate the organization’s capacity for compliance and recommend acceptance or make recommendations for exceptions
  • Prepare and submit PPAP documentation and samples for approval by customers to quality new and revised products and processes.
  • Provide quality assurance support and training for internal departments. Interpret product tolerances and specifications relating to product deviations and make quality disposition decisions.
  • Establish and maintain quality management system processes and documentation
  • Perform audits of quality management systems and manufacturing processes, created related records and follow-up on nonconformities to closure in order to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Ensures new product safe launch by participating in the trail plan, the trial execution and dock audit for prototypes/ first production shipments
  • Perform studies and report process capability analyses to validate new and changed products and processes.
  • Develop effective and productive working relationships with customers. Anticipate, manage and meet customer expectations related to PPAP’s process changes, corrective actions, and other quality-related issues.
  • Maintain quality system software and related databases.

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of IATF-16949, the automotive core tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, SPC) and GD &T
  • Proficiency on PC software skills, Excel, MiniTAB, Power Point, Word, Acrobat Standard


Education and Work Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar position (preferred)
  • 3-5 years of experience in welded tube technology and process/ product failure modes, controls and common defects, preferable in the HVAC industry (preferred)
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification (preferred)



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: 10/31/2020 

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.

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Posted on:  Jan 29, 2021

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

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

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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