Extruded Solutions is Hydro’s largest and most global business area. Our Business Area supplies aluminum profiles and profile-based solutions in various applications ranging from windows and furniture to cars and cruise ships. Within Extruded Solutions, we have business area staff functions based in Oslo, but we also have four core business units; Extrusion Europe, Extrusion North America, Building Systems and Precision Tubing.
Job Location: Delhi, LA
This position reports directly to the Maintenance Manager. This position is responsible for a broad range of duties, including new materials development and project management. Additionally, the plant engineer performs implant and instrument design work and actively participates on multifunctional team to advance assigned projects through the design/development process.
Carries out process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training.
Performs research, work with HSE Manager to help support regulation compliance, designs and developments of processes including flow, methods, materials and equipment.
Reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards and customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
Design and implement projects/program to develop bench strength for plant maintenance.
Train operators, supervisors, managers, and leads in reliability-best practices and foster continuous improvement throughout the network extrusion operations.
Drive continuous improvement and benchmarking related to maintenance/Equipment processes for improved productivity, quality, safety, and profitability.
Manage facility expansions including permitting, contractor support and work direction, coordination of efforts.
Help move the plant strategy to a futuristic state including increased automation practices.
Perform implant and instrument design work.
Lead multifunctional team to advance assigned projects through the design/development process.
Education and Work Requirements:
B.S. in Electrical Engineering
5-7 years in manufacturing environment (Aluminum extrusion industry a plus)
Previous experience/best practices implementing and using continuous improvement/lean tools such as; Six Sigma, 5-S, Lean Manufacturing, to drive improvement.
Proficiency with leading office software programs (i.e., Excel, Word and Access). Demonstrated strong leadership, team building and advanced coaching skills.
Highly motivated, results oriented, driven.
Demonstrated understanding of the principles and application associated with manufacturing operations, quality and engineering.
AutoCad experience is also a plus
Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:
Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
Bonus Plan Eligibility
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