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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

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.

Click here to explore our world and the heart of our operations.

Entry Level Production Worker (Operator B)

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 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.

Job Summary:

Motivated individuals who can perform multi-functions in a manufacturing environment.  Individuals and organizations' objectives are to safely manufacture, package, and ship high-quality products to our customers on time.


Required Education/Experience:

  • No high school diploma or GED required


Preferred Skills/Qualifications

    • Little to no previous work-related skills, knowledge, or experience is needed.  Manufacturing experience is preferred.
    • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment is helpful, but not required.
    • Prior experience operating mobile equipment including a forklift or Combi is helpful, but not required.
    • Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, divide, multiply)
    • Must be able to use a calculator
    • Must be able to read a tape measure
    • Must be able to regularly lift up to 75 lbs.
    • Must be able to work long hours as needed in seasonal temperatures.
    • Must be able to read and understand English
    • Must be able to read, understand, and follow all work and safety instructions
    • Must be able to work well with others as part of a team
    • Must possess a willingness to learn and an eagerness to grow
    • Must be able to follow detailed directions



Job Responsibilities:

    • Safely and efficiently operator assigned equipment or machine.
    • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.
    • Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities.
    • Lifts and stacks products.
    • Maintains efficiency standards set for assigned area.
    • Maintains good housekeeping of work areas.
  • Accurately record numbers or lengths of units handled or moved.


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Affordable Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Vacation and Holiday Pay
  • Education Assistance
  • Generous Quarterly Bonus Plan Eligibility (Profit Sharing)
  • Retention Bonus (Average $2000)
  • Growth Opportunities and Mentorship Programs
  • Perfect Attendance Bonus
  • Parental Leave
  • On-site Gym and Café


Entry Pay Rate: $21.51/ hour, .55 shift differential

Entry Level Shift: 6:00 PM- 6:00 AM



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  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 the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Jan 23, 2023

Cressona, PA, US, 17929

Department:  Shift B-5
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Allentown

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