Water is our Earth’s most precious resource, yet more than 99 percent of the Earth’s water supply is unavailable for life improving use. As the world population grows, demand for clean water is increasing faster than available resources. That is where we make a difference. Our membrane filtration products are producing enough clean water daily to improve the lives of 400 million people worldwide. Won’t you join us?

We always look for people who share our passion for clean water solutions. Join our team and help us provide the world with pure, safe, and accessible water supplies by developing innovative and technologically superior membrane treatment products and services.

Note for Recruitment Agencies: Our Human Resources department is solely responsible for all recruitment activities. As such, Hydranautics is not responsible for any fees resulting from resumes submitted by recruitment agencies having no written and signed agreement in place with our company. Hydranautics will only pay a fee to agencies once a formal agreement between our company and the agency is established. Please contact Human Resources for consideration.

Current Career Opportunities

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SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER – Oceanside, CA

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, identify, develop and implement programs and projects for improvement in equipment, system safety, reliability, efficiency and control through application of sound mechanical and process engineering. Provide technical guidance for the design, installation, repair, or modification of existing and new production equipment systems. Act as Project Manager and subject matter expert for equipment system projects from mid-size to large improvements up to $ 2,500M or more. Provide leadership and guidance to less-experienced technical staff or other personnel.

Essential duties and/or Responsibilities:

1.Manages complex engineering projects, overseeing development, design, fabrication, installation and commissioning of new mechanical and process equipment systems.
2. Expedites equipment installation, start-up and validation activities to ensure manufacturing and process equipment is installed and fully operational in accordance with design requirements and specifications.
3. Ensures assigned projects and documentation are completed in accordance with the company Quality Management System and Environmental Health and Safety requirements.
4. Specifies system components or direct modification of existing equipment to ensure conformance with mechanical and process operational and performance requirements.
5. Applies sound technical thinking to analyze mechanical and process system issues, using Statistical Process Control analytical techniques to develop solutions and modifications.
6. Collaborates with other stakeholders to identify, develop and complete continuous improvements to existing equipment and operations.
7. Provides technical support as needed in support of maintenance, quality and EHS partners.
8. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1.Advanced knowledge of electrical, mechanical, HVAC, water management equipment and systems. Ability to trouble-shoot/improve equipment, processes and systems.
2. Strong ability to apply basic principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of complex and advanced intellectual and practical problems which require novel and new innovative approaches.
3. Work independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team; highly developed ability for methodical troubleshooting.
4. Ability to work in a detailed-oriented environment with strong follow-up and organizational ability.
5. Exceptional application of critical thinking skills along with exceptional problem solving skills as well as ability to transfer technical knowledge to other team members.
6. Strong multi-tasking skills, flexibility in responding to rapidly changing, dynamic processes and demands/pressures in a fast-paced environment.
7. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations for other employees across functional groups/matrix format.
8. Work with advanced mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical analysis.
9. Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Auto-Cad, SolidWorks, PLC and Inventor software.
10. Experience with Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) or integrators.

Minimum education and /or Experience:

MINIMUM EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
1. Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and 8 years’ experience.
2. Water Management Systems experience, a plus.

Desired Qualifications

  1.  The following are preferred: CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES:
    1. A+ Certification; or
    2. Microsoft Office Suite Certification.

TO APPLY:      Submit resume to Human Resources at jobs@hydranautics.com with Help Desk Technician in subject line.

Hydranautics is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.

About this Company

Hydranautics is a part of the Nitto Group and one of the global leaders in the field of integrated membrane solutions. Hydranautics offers complete membrane solutions like reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration and microfiltration for water, waste water and process treatment and applications. Hydranautics membrane based solutions are currently in use on seven continents throughout the world for diverse applications such as seawater desalination, industrial high-purity water, surface water treatment, waste water treatment and specialty process applications. For further information kindly visit our website at www.membranes.com.

 

CHEMIST – Oceanside, CA

Job Summary:

Must develop and monitor investigations and conduct testing on water samples; analyze physical/chemical/bacteriologic components; develop related systems and processes; write analysis results reports for customers; prepare internal technical reports of findings and make recommendations; identify chemical risks.

MINIMUM EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Must have a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering.

TO APPLY:      Submit resume to Human Resources at jobs@hydranautics.com with CHEMIST in subject line.

Hydranautics is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.

About this Company

Hydranautics is a part of the Nitto Group and one of the global leaders in the field of integrated membrane solutions. Hydranautics offers complete membrane solutions like reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration and microfiltration for water, waste water and process treatment and applications. Hydranautics membrane based solutions are currently in use on seven continents throughout the world for diverse applications such as seawater desalination, industrial high-purity water, surface water treatment, waste water treatment and specialty process applications. For further information kindly visit our website at www.membranes.com.

 

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - RO PRODUCTION– Second Shift


Nature of Work:
Under general supervision, manages the development of production employees, department safety, plant production including quality control, protection of equipment and cost controls. In addition, facilitates employee relations issues including coaching, mentoring and disciplining including performance evaluation of employees. Provides strong leadership to motivate, guide and inspire employees to meet the organization’s business objectives with production.

Essential duties and/or Responsibilities:

  1. Provides day-to-day leadership to ensure products are produced to specifications within target deadlines and yields.
  2. Ensures effective employee relations. Provides employee coaching and development. Resolves employee issues through problem resolution.
  3. Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas. Works to continuously improve all areas.
  4. Manages departmental performance measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports to Sr. Production Manager.
  5. Builds team with Human Resources Department facilitation in the recruiting, interviewing, selecting including promotions or transfers.
  6. Communicates safety compliance issues or training in order for employees to adhere to facility 5S housekeeping standards, including monitoring compliance issues. Provides on-going training for compliance to quality system and safety requirements as well as sustains accurate training records.  Accountable to cross-train employees to sustain a flexible workforce for coverage during absences.
  7. Institutes timely corrective actions and interfaces with the Human Resources Department in developing disciplinary actions up to and including terminations.
  8. Administers time-keeping functions to track absenteeism; approves time cards on a bi-weekly basis; investigates employee accidents (1st initial response).
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  1. Production Operators.
  2. Production Technicians.
  3. Production Area Leads (in-direct reports).

Minimum education and/or Experience:

  1. Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration; and five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory role; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Water industry experience, a plus.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work independently on alternate work shifts, preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  1. Excellent leadership, organization and people skills to motivate, guide, inspire, train, coach, mentor to accomplish departmental objectives. Solid ability to resolve moderate to complex employee relations issues.
  2. Strong knowledge of automated manufacturing methods and understanding of workflow processes.
  3. Persuasive written and verbal communication skills to effectively and clearly communicate with personnel, across organization functional groups and effectively present to groups of people. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manual, work instructions, operating and maintenance instructions as well as writing routine reports and e-mail correspondence.
  4. Basic understanding of mathematical concepts such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing in units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and millimeters.
  5. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations and apply common knowledge understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and or diagram form.
  6. Basic to intermediate proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as other enterprise reporting programs such as ADP or JD Edwards.

The following are preferred:
Certificates and/or Licenses:

  1. Supervisory Certificate, desirable.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: (Typical physical demands and the work environment characteristics an employee must meet and encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  1. Sit for 30%-40% of time at a desk doing sedentary reports, research, work with computer and attending meetings; 60% -70% of time interfacing with others on the manufacturing floor.
  2. Must be able to stand/walk frequently up to 6 hours in a day.
  3. Ability to occasionally lift/carry items up to 40 pounds as well as overhead.
  4. Ability to push/pull carts or pallet jacks loaded with raw materials, work in progress and finish goods occasionally up to 3 hours in a day.
  5. Ability to grasp objects with a force up to 50 pounds.
  6. Gross hand manipulation of light-moderate strength is required to grab raw materials.
  7. Fine hand manipulation of light-moderate strength is required to operate valves, dials, buttons and touch screen displays on machines.
  8. Must see/focus for close eye work (small figures), discriminate colors and perceive depths.
  9. Must speak/hear to fulfill verbal communications and respond to machine alarms/buzzers.
  10. Subject to periodic exposures to varying temperatures, occasional exposure to noise levels above 85 decibels, gas/fumes/mists and chemicals or hazardous materials while using personal protective equipment when required.
  11. Must wear safety shoes in required areas.
  12. Must be able to work extended hours per the demands of the business.

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Benefits:

Organization offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Hydranautics is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.

About this Company

Hydranautics is a part of the Nitto Group and one of the global leaders in the field of integrated membrane solutions. Hydranautics offers complete membrane solutions like reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration and microfiltration for water, waste water and process treatment and applications. Hydranautics membrane based solutions are currently in use on seven continents throughout the world for diverse applications such as seawater desalination, industrial high-purity water, surface water treatment, waste water treatment and specialty process applications. For further information kindly visit our website at www.membranes.com.

 

Hydranautics is a part of the Nitto Group and one of the global leaders in the field of integrated membrane solutions. Hydranautics offers complete membrane solutions like reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration and microfiltration for water, waste water and process treatment and applications. Hydranautics membrane based solutions are currently in use on seven continents throughout the world for diverse applications such as seawater desalination, industrial high-purity water, surface water treatment, waste water treatment and specialty process applications.

Organization offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/ADD, LTD, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) Plan and other supplemental benefits, 12 paid Holidays and vacation. All benefits start the 1st day of employment.

The above statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels and characteristics of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Management has the right to change duties at any time to meet business needs.

We are committed to serving our customers, employees, global neighbors and shareholders with excellence. Part of delivering on that promise to our employees means offering a comprehensive benefits program that is designed to give our employees a menu of choices that are as diverse as our people are. Learn more about our
Pure Choice Benefits program.

Hydranautics believes diversity is key to its competitive advantage and values the diversity among all of its employees. We are proud to be an EEO employer.