IS/IT Manager, Recycling | Hydro

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IS/IT Manager, Recycling


Leiv Erik Oedegaard

Head of Recycling Process and Support


Astrid Skogen



We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

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IS/IT Manager, Recycling

Recycling is a high-growth area for the future, fitting perfectly with the megatrend towards a circular, more sustainable and low-carbon economy. In Hydro, recycling is a strategic growth pillar with ambitious targets for the use of post consumed scrap in our production of green high-quality products.

The business unit Recycling within Hydro Aluminium Metal operates seven recycling plants and a scrap sorting plant in the US and Europe, and we are aiming for no less than industry leadership in aluminium recycling.

We are now looking for an IS/IT Manager to join our team on our growth journey. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an industrial solution of tomorrow!

What we offer

This is an exciting opportunity to join Hydro to lead and coordinate our IS/IT activities in Recycling. Your main objective in this role is to safeguard the integrity of our critical IS/IT systems in operations and to drive the development of operations by use of digital technologies and data.

Area of Responsibility

  • IT business planning and project portfolio management
  • Follow-up and assist business with IT operations and incident management
  • Support plants in staying compliant to internal and external IT requirements
  • Establish and manage an IT and digital organizational network
  • Maintain and execute our strategy for digitization and use of data
  • Take lead on projects to develop best practices between plants
  • Assist plants in initial problem-solving and Cyber Security defense within ICS network
  • Support plants in operational improvement activities and coordinate support from IT functions in Hydro

Profile and experience

  • Master’s degree in IT/Computer Science or similar relevant fields (practical experience can compensate for lack of degree)
  • Experience from IT strategy & management is beneficial
  • Experience from industry and operational technology (OT) is beneficial
  • Practical experience from programming, data analysis and data visualization is beneficial
  • Ability to manage stakeholders and work efficiently in a matrix organization
  • A structured, analytical and proactive mindset
  • Collaborative and good communication skills
  • Proficiency in English is required. French, Spanish or German is a benefit

Additional information

Location for the position is in Oslo. Significant travelling will be required.

Please enclose all relevant transcripts with your application (academic records/diplomas, certificates etc.). Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via email.

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

Apply before: 08/14/2022

If you have any questions, please contact:

Hiring manager

Leiv Erik Oedegaard, Head of Recycling Process and Support

Phone: (Norway +47) 93800288


Astrid Skogen

Phone: (Norway +47) 98006451

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