Aluminum extrusion process engineer

  (#10925) - PA
Industry: Aluminum

An aluminum extrusion company is looking for an experienced extrusion process engineer.



  • Specifying/implementing extrusion equipment and improving extrusion performance
  • Coordinating with other extrusion facilities to develop and implement standardized extrusion best practice equipment/process.
  • Overseeing and coordinating extrusion material handling equipment and practices 
  • Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
  • Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.
  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
  • Devises and implement preventative, total productive and predictive maintenance plans to drive equipment reliability to best in class.
  • Develops solutions to repetitive failures and other maintenance problems and Provides troubleshooting support for electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Other duties as required


• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution.
• Experience with Hydraulics and project management skills.
• Aluminum extrusion experience including isothermal extrusion control.
• Experience in requesting and justifying capital funding.
• Experience in reliability excellence and use of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.
• Experience with PLCs including troubleshooting and programming.
• Ability to analyze difficult and complex engineering systems and render clear interpretation and direction
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Access, Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
• Proficiency with AutoCAD and or Autodesk Inventor
• Ability to read electrical and hydraulic/pneumatic schematic
• Working knowledge of aluminum extrusion technologies and processes

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