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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.

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Plant Manager

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 Location: Delhi, LA

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
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Attractive Relocation Package, if applicable


Job Summary: Manages and oversees overall plant operations to ensure profitability and attainment of goals. The duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources. 


Required Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of a BS Degree.
  • Minimum of 8 years in a leadership role in a heavy manufacturing industry


Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of various quality standards including – ISO19001 and TS-16949
  • MBA preferred
  • Strong preference for Aluminum Extrusion Industry experience.



  • Excels at operating in a fast-paced business
  • Ability to think “out of the box” and “on your feet”
  • Self-starter and problem solver, with an ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization
  • Team player
  • Management approach must be one of total quality and people involvement
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to influence others
  • Adaptable to change
  • Must think well under pressure.
  • Sound Business Acumen
  • Versatile in his/her leadership style, to get the most out of the team
  • Passionate about creating a high-performance lead team





Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for plant production goals and for the coordination of plant operations within company policies and procedures.
  • Improve the operational systems, processes, and policies in support of organizational goals -- specifically, support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning.
  • Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services (HR, IT and Finance), through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions.
  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence.
  • Oversee overall financial management, planning, systems and controls.
  • Management of location budget in coordination with Regional Controller. 
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and environmentally compliant plant.
  • Establish and maintain a positive community relationship.
  • Ability to interact and engage with customers during onsite and customer location visits and meetings.
  • Develop a well-trained and motivated Leadership Team.
  • Confer with department heads to ensure coordination of purchasing, production, and shipping.
  • Schedule and conduct plant meetings, and the ability to make presentations to large groups of individuals.
  • Drive initiatives in the management team and organizationally that contribute to long-term operational excellence.



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.   

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Posted on:  Feb 24, 2024

Delhi, LA, US, 71232

Department:  Delhi, LA
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Monroe

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