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Developer, Digital Plant Products

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Developer, Digital Plant Products

Hydro Aluminium Metal a leading supplier of extrusion ingots, sheet ingots, foundry alloys, wire rods and high-purity aluminum with a global production network of around 5,000 employees. With primary metal production facilities in Europe, Canada, Australia, Brazil and Qatar, and recycling facilities throughout Europe and in the U.S., two-thirds of our primary aluminum production is based on renewable energy.

Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 34,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter

The Technology and Operational Support (TOS) unit is part of Hydro’s Aluminum Metal business area and consists of around 190 employees within eight units across six locations in Norway and Germany. The main task of TOS is to support all commercial and operational units in accelerating Aluminum Metal’s profitability and sustainability agenda in the short and medium term - while having longer term technology development as a core activity. Digital Production Support department in TOS is driving the digital development together with the Operational Support departments. We focus on cross functional teams and agile methodology to deliver value from digital transformation in the production area. Together with our long proven APICS and HAL3000/4000 solutions we are now focusing on developing and deploying digital tools within maintenance as well as analytical platforms in cloud and IIoT & automation solutions in the plant.

As our product and service portfolio is growing, we are looking for a creative talent to join our cross functional teams and to contribute in this exciting story! The person we are looking for will work closely with operational support departments in TOS, production units in Hydro and joint ventures, external technology suppliers and research institutions. As a Digital Developer you will be a key contributor in improving our operational performance by deploying our digital applications.

Area of Responsibility

Our key areas to focus on in the time to come:

  • Continuous development and implementations of the APICS portfolio including cloud and mobile solutions
  • Development and implementation of IIoT solutions
  • Next generation of process control for electrolysis
  • Analytics & Data Management
  • Digital Maintenance Toolbox


We are looking for a candidate with experience in developing digital solutions. You must have a creative mindset with ability to innovate and deliver efficient and user-friendly solutions. Other qualifications:

  • University degree (bachelor or master's degree), from e.g. automation, IT, cybernetics or electronics
  • Relevant experience can compensate for formal education
  • Flexibility in working with different teams and tasks
  • Ability to consistently and efficiently produce high quality content
  • Fluency in Norwegian and English, written and spoken. Professional working proficiency in German or Portuguese is an asset, but not a prerequisite.

As a person, we believe you are results-oriented, and service-minded towards your customers. You combine an analytical mindset with a hands-on approach. Others perceive you as open, collaborative, and trustworthy, and you communicate effectively with all levels of an organization.

Additional Information

The Digital Production Support department is currently located in Årdal and Oslo. The team works closely with Aluminum Metal operation and business assets, with currently 23 resources working with digital product development and management.

Preferred location for this position is Årdal, optional Oslo.

The positions will require some business travel. Health, safety, security, and environment (HSE) are an integrated part of Hydro’s daily activities. Our responsibility is to protect the health and safety of our employees and to contribute to the sustainable development of the communities in which we operate. We thus look for employees who will contribute positively to this by their commitment to HSE, their attitude and related actions. Please enclose copies of relevant academic transcripts, diplomas, certificates etc. Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via e-mail.

As part of our recruitment process, we use Semac for background check.

Apply before: 06/06/2021

If you have any questions, please contact:

Hiring managerGeir SandnesPhone: (Norway +47) 99525145

RecruiterBodil MadslienPhone:(Norway +47) 41617458