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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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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 standard 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 35,000 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


Summary: Inspects production parts to ensure that they meet quality specifications and standards.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Read and accurately interpret engineering drawings, specifications, and industry standards.
  • Accurately use and read inspection tools such as calipers, micrometers, protractors, height gauges, dial indicators, check fixtures, other measuring instruments, and other available information to check dimensions of parts to blueprint specifications to assure that parts conform to engineering standards and customer requirements.          
  • Accurately complete various forms.  Ensure all applicable documents pertaining to the inspection process (i.e. data sheets, SPC charts, first piece sample, etc.) are completed and filed.
  • Randomly check parts at all machines and assembly areas as required.  Halt production after consulting with the appropriate Supervisor if quality does not meet customer standards.   
  • Inspect incoming Extrusion for correct part number, hardness, dimensions, etc.
  • Inspect purchased parts used in manufacturing.
  • Inspect material returned from customers.
  • Inspect first piece setups to assure compliance to blueprints.
  • Use the portable fixed table CMM and/or Vision system to measure dimensions of prototype parts, purchased parts, and parts currently in production according to engineering department and customer blueprints.
  • Check the accuracy of welds and check fixtures.
  • Check for broken, worn, and out of tolerance parts.
  • Compose a complete and detailed report of items being checked.


Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of calipers, welding, Webster gauge, and depth gauge.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to evaluate various manufacturing processes using a surface plate, hand layout tools, and other measurement      devices.
  • Must be able to carefully handle all CMM components so as to assure the device’s accuracy and good condition.
  • Must be able to detect visual and measurable material defects.
  • Must be able to accurately complete forms and documents pertaining to the quality department.  Must maintain accessible records of these forms and documents.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2 year technical degree or equivalent, or minimum 2-5years experience in Quality Assurance preferred.


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.

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 this form 
or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Feb 23, 2021

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

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

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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