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Quality Lab Technician

Company: Norsk Hydro ASA
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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: Elkhart, IN

Summary: This employee will work closely with all departments, including Production, Tooling, Maintenance, Shipping and the Packing Department to ensure product quality and production/delivery requirements are met.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operates Lab Equipment: Trained to effectively operate equipment in the laboratory ranging from CNC sample preparation to tensile testing and, depending on the lab, OES spectrometry.
  • Becomes Testing Process Expert: Over time, develops a strong knowledge base for the mechanics of tensile testing and other tests performed in the lab. Works to gain understanding the metallurgy of the process.
  • Interprets Customer Testing Requirements: Can identify differences in testing requirements between industry and customer specific. Flags compliance issues which deviate from the standards.
  • Maintains Lab Equipment: Participates in all required PM activities and reports equipment performance issues immediately to the Lab Supervisor.
  • Compliance Reporting: Required to operate with 100% compliance to new standards for data management and control. Required to immediately report any and all compliance issues identified within the process.
  • Leads Product Dispositioning: Coordinates production go / no-go dispositioning when non-conformances occur.
  • Supports Quality Engineering: Supports the quality engineers in daily activities such as trial coverage, data collection, data analysis and product inspection.

Job Requirements:

  • Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Basic knowledge/use of measuring equipment (micrometers, calipers, indicators, taper gauges & height gauges)
  • Able to read blue prints for parts

Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

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.

Please apply before:

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.

Posted on: May 27, 2021


Elkhart, IN, US, 46514

Department: Quality Lab

Business Area: Extruded Solutions(EXSO)

Legal Entity: Hydro Extruder LLC

Job Type: Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Elkhart

Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

Keywords: Norsk Hydro ASA, Elkhart , Quality Lab Technician, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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