Quality Engineer (Sidney, OH)
Hydro is a fully integrated aluminum company with 35,000 employees in 40 countries on all continents, combining local expertise, worldwide reach and unmatched capabilities in R&D. In addition to production of primary aluminum, rolled and extruded products and recycling, Hydro also extracts bauxite, refines alumina and generates energy to be the only 360° company of the global aluminum industry. Hydro is present within all market segments for aluminum, with sales and trading activities throughout the value chain serving more than 30,000 customers.
Daily monitoring of process (first time quality, ppm, component/process issues).
Active involvement/leadership in problem solving process (initiated by internal data and external concerns).
Active involvement/leadership in continuous improvement process.
- Travel to customers or suppliers as needed.
- Maintains and improves the current quality system.
Leads teams in the corrective action process.
Work directly with suppliers to improve the quality of incoming material with Central Quality.
Participate in the Production Approval Process (PPAP), Advanced Product Quality Process (APQP), and document control.
5-7 years experience working with quality systems (i.e. QS-9000, ISO 9000, TS16949) is required.
4 year B.S. degree or equivalent in a relevant field required.
Manufacturing experience and must be able to organize and manage multiple tasks.
Must be proficient at reading engineering drawings, specifications, industry standards and understand metrology principles.
Must be experienced with formal corrective action processes (i.e. 8D) and continuous improvement methodologies.
- Strong working knowledge of metal fabrication
Proficiency in the use of basic measuring tools, such as calipers and height gages. Knowledge of CMM equipment is a plus.
Six Sigma and Lean tools experience is desired.
Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Must have a basic understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC)
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the PPAP process.
From Day One with Hydro, employees can enjoy benefits including:
- Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
- Retirement Savings Plans with Company match/contributions
- Education Assistance
- Bonus plan eligibility for all levels of employees
- Parental Leave
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.
Advanced Product Quality Planning
Statistical Process Controls
Quality Management Systems
Production Part Approval Process