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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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Quality Systems 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.

Job Summary: The role of the Quality Systems Engineer is the implementation and maintenance of best practices for quality processes and systems, working alongside all resources within the plant.  The focus of the Quality Systems Engineer is centered on business system improvement following the internal auditing that identify areas of improvement and generate the need for effective Corrective Action. The position will focus on instilling consistency, standardization and discipline into plant level processes while establishing a culture focused on the fanatical reduction in product variation and improve quality compliance. This position works closely with all plant teams.


Job Location: St. Augustine, 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
  • Parental Leave



Required Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of quality experience required.



Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline preferred.
  • Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor / IATF 16949:2016 Auditor certification (or willingness to get certified).
  • Must have metrology experience/ demonstrated experience in APQP practices (or willingness to develop proficiency).



Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all site quality systems certifications (ISO, IATF and others as required). 
  • Oversees use and information management within the Compliant PRO Quality Systems platform.
  • Oversees customer interactions from a quality perspective
  • Coaches writing standard work and maintaining documentation compliance with current operating practices.
  • Coordinates compliance with customer-specific quality systems standard requirements including PPAP process oversite.
  • Conducts Business Management System Internal Audits per the ENA Audit Schedule; driving the sites to a state where the quality system is continuously sustainable.
  • Actively engages in Corrective Action and problem-solving activity. Participates in brain storming and implementing agreed upon improvement plans.




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:  Nov 11, 2023

St.Augustine, FL, US, 32086

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

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

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