Process Engineer Casthouse

Job Description
Company Profile:

Hydro is a global supplier of aluminium with activities throughout the value chain, from bauxite extraction to the production of rolled and extruded aluminium products and building systems. Based in Norway, the company employs 23,000 people in more than 40 countries. Rooted in a century of experience in renewable energy production, technology development and progressive partnerships.

Hydro is committed to strengthening the viability of the customers and communities we serve. Within North America, Hydro provides aluminum solutions including supply sourcing, extrusion, finishing, and fabrication of components, as well as engineering and contract manufacturing services, for a variety of industries. Our North America network consists of casthouse/remelt, extrusion, drawn tubing, fabrication, finishing and contract manufacturing facilities that span from the East Coast to Mexico. Hydro is a values based business. By using our values of courage, respect, cooperation, determination and foresight to guide our business, we ensure that our businesses create shared economic and social value for our employees, shareholders, stakeholders and host communities.

About the Role:

Hydro Aluminum North America, Inc. is actively recruiting a Process Engineer for our Phoenix Casthouse/Remelt facility to supply strong engineering support to its manufacturing processes.

Area of Responsibility

Provides strong HSE leadership at all levels. Ensures Hydro's HSE standards are well integrated into the manufacturing processes. Leads by example that safety is a way of life and demonstrates a passion for an injury-free workplace.

•Designs and implements effective manufacturing processes with a focus on lean transformation to achieve the production and quality goals of the plant

•Determines equipment needs to ensure sufficient capability exists to meet customer product, part and component requirements

•Works closely with quality, sales and productions department on sample runs, trials and special projects

•Tracks and reports performance metrics. Uses data analysis to identify issues and prioritize areas in need of corrective action. Trains plant personnel in proper techniques for root cause analysis

•Coordinates and guides problem solving teams, ensures corrective actions are implemented, monitors improvements

•Identifies and provides resolution to any training, equipment, or material issues affecting productivity and quality.

•Determines feasibility of projects by identifying and forecasting costs and requirements.

•Trains and develops skill level in supervisors, technicians and operators using proven tools such as standardized work.

•Participates and leads process hazard analysis reviews.

•Seeks out, implements and shares best practices within and across departments and within the Hydro network to improve productivity and quality


•BS/MS in Engineering

•Five or more years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

•Strong communication skills. Must possess full communication capability in English. Spanish capability is desirable

•Strong project management skills

•Exceptional customer focus

•Experience in lean manufacturing, 5S, and quality interpretation

Additional Information
Closing Information:

•Hydro Aluminum Extruded Products-North America is actively seeking to recruit individuals with a focus on process improvement, ethical leadership, and employee/team development. Hydro offers competitive salary, strong relocation package, and comprehensive benefit plans.

•EOE Employer- Drug Free Workplace

•Position requires the right to work in the United States- local Conditions Apply


Hydro Aluminum North America

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