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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.

Click here to explore our world and the heart of our operations.

Quality 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.



*Females are highly encouraged to apply*


Why work at Hydro? Hydro’s company values are demonstrated each day: Care, Courage, and Collaboration. We offer competitive benefits and great ways to advance your career. Starting on January 1, 2023, benefits will start on the first day of hire! We offer 4 different health plans to choose from with low premiums!


Job 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 Location: Rockledge, FL



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



Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • Knowledge of IATF-16949, the automotive core tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, SPC) and GDT.
  • Excellent skills in leading team-based problem solving


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • 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)


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.
  • Provide customer support on site during trials, PPAPs or failure modes.



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  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:  Jan 6, 2023

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

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

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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