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Fab Operator A

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: Gainesville, GA


Summary: Performs duties of physical nature while assisting operator in change overs.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Place Safety First
  • Lift and load material at co-worker’s pace
  • Load material onto metal saw table and operate equipment to move material onto saw bed for cutting
  • Verify setups are correct at punch presses
  • Identify in AS-400 and verify cut tolerance adherence on finished product at metal saw
  • Perform appropriate quality checks and identify quality issues
  • Pull up packing instructions in AS-400 and identify supplies needed



Job Requirements:

  • Must have experience working as machine operator
  • Be familiarized with punch presses and the cut length of saws
  • Must understand fabrication prints and scales
  • Assist operator in changeovers
  • Safe operation of crane and forklift (must be able to acquire crane and forklift certification within 2 weeks of holding position)
  • Keep punches and die buttons lubricated
  • Following schedule, identify next item needed for completion
  • Using AS400, identify location and rack number for items on schedule
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Responsible for housekeeping in the Fabrication area.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • 1-3 Years Manufacturing Experience desirable; the ability to work any shift is required
  • High School or Equivalent 
  • Must have ability to work at a fast pace; Be physically able to lift up to 75 lbs; Stand on feet for 12-hour shift; Maintain all the required standards for meeting or exceeding production goals.
  • Team player; ability to work as a team
  • Ability to maintain production standards
  • Self-starter; Adaptable to change


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.

Please apply before: 09/26/2020 

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: 

Gainesville, GA, US, 30504

Department:  101 Blue Days
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA

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