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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.

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Quality Manager

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: Sidney, OH


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



Job Summary:  Manages the Quality Department and its plant functions. Manages all commercial activity within the plant.



Required Education/Experience:

  • A four-year technical degree or engineering degree is required.
  • Prior experience working in quality assurance is required.  Previous supervisory experience is a plus. 
  • 5+ years’ experience in high-volume manufacturing company.  Tier I automotive experience preferred.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Quality Department, which includes Quality Engineers, Assurance Inspectors and a Quality Assurance Supervisor.
  • Develop and recommend inspection and sampling techniques, quality control plans, or process control procedures that will ensure production of finished products that meet quality specifications and standards.
  • Maintain and assist in the development of departmental procedures, including updating and distributing manuals and other documents.
  • Work with the Engineering Department on old and new projects to assure proper tolerance capability.    
  • Respond to customer complaints and rejections with corrective action.
  • Visit customers and suppliers when necessary to confer on specific quality issues.
  • Conduct research on product defects and recommend modifications in products or quality standards when warranted.
  • Conduct internal quality audits to ensure procedures are being followed in compliance with ISO/TS and IATF.
  • Perform/direct all tasks to fulfill PPAP requirements.



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:  Mar 11, 2023

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

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

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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