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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.

HR Manager/HRBP

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: Gainesville, GA 

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 


Job Summary:

The HR Manager/ HRBP – Gainesville leads and coordinates HR activities and implements “people” processes and procedures that help achieve business goals at the Gainesville operations. The HR Manager reports directly to the Plant Manager – Gainesville and indirectly / functionally to the HRMC Region Lead or VP HR – Extrusion North America. 

As the HR Business Partner (HRBP), collaborate and support Global Business Services (GBS) functions, i.e., Recruiting, Payroll, etc.

Required Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field is required. MBA or masters in another field and an HR certification is a plus.  Combination of education and experience will be considered.

At least 5-7 years of HR Generalist experience is required.  Also, prior experience as top HR official in a manufacturing plant/facility is preferred.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:  

  • Must possess good interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Formal leadership training a must (manage multiple objectives and deadlines.)
  • Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and implement methods that enhance the plant focus on employee relations and foster superior employee engagement of the plant’s workforce. 
  • Serves as driving force and an enabler to provide proactive change management practices and help drive the Safety Culture at the facility.
  • Conduct plant HR processes (i.e., employment, recruitment, hiring, policy administration, comp & benefits, performance management, training, retention, etc.) in compliance with plant, ENA and Corporate policies. 
  • Determine effective strategies for addressing future needs in the marketplace.
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations and company values, and the Hydro policies and procedures.
  • Maximize individual and organizational impact through effective organization development practices.
  • Proactively provide consultation to management regarding changes that affect employee relations.


  • 10% travel required 


Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

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

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:  May 14, 2022

Gainesville, GA, US, 30504

Department:  Human Resources
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA

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