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Tube Mill Operator

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: Rockledge, FL


Summary: Join our team to provide manufacturing production with sufficient operation of the tube mill.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties to set up, adjust, and operate an aluminum welded tube mill, quality lab equipment, drive a lift-truck and determine appropriate settings and operational sequences, within the limitations of standard methods and procedures.
  • Operate control panel for tube mill, annealer and induction welder. Sets and monitors temperature for in-line annealer and induction welder.
  • Set-up, operate, and adjust parameters of welded tube mill equipment and tooling to maximize efficiency and quality requirements.
  • Execute and record all production/ quality checks required. Performs dimensional and visual inspection of samples provided for beginning/ end of production runs and follows written procedures for documenting weld integrity.
  • Assist in the process examination, quality documentation, and root cause analysis.
  • Assist in equipment validations, safety and quality audits


Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience performing burst testing and flare testing
  • Previous welded tubing experience required.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple, and divide numbers including decimals and fractions, and the ability to use a calculator
  • Ability to use measuring instruments, such as micrometers, and calipers, where interpretation is required.
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills


Education and Work Requirements:

  • Standing for long periods of time, walking, use of hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands or arms, repetitive motion, close visual acuity, stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Employee frequently lifts or moves up to 25 lbs and occasional lifts or moves up to 50 pounds
  • Exposure to high frequency induction fields (welding and annealer)
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors, specifically red


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Please apply before: 09/28/2020 

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:  Sep 8, 2020

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

Department:  HBIG Project
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Precision Tubing USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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