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Do you want to shape our story with your personality, expertise and ambitions? At Hydro we are a global family of 35 000 people that extract, produce, shape and reuse the world’s most flexible and sustainable metal into infinite innovations and applications. Click here if you would like to read more about Hydro and our operations.

Die Shop Manager

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: City of Industry, CA


Summary: This position reports to the Plant Manager. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with plant policies in Health, Safety, and Environmental
  • Oversees all die shop activities. 
  • Trains and promotes cross-training of Die Shop team members.
  • Supports overall Extrusion Department goals and objectives.
  • Maintains a progressive die maintenance program.
  • Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
  • Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.



Job Requirements:

  • The ability to understand technical aspects of the extrusion process.
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, approach to solutions and implementations.
  • Engineering aptitude with machinist knowledge. 
  • The ability to perform successfully in a stressful environment. 
  • Able to represent Hydro in a positive & professional manner always.



Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • A college/technical degree in a business or engineering discipline is preferred or equivalent work experience


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

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

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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.

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City of Industry, CA, US, 91748

Department:  Die Shop
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extruder LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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