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Process Technician

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

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.

Hydro’s aluminum remelting facility in Henderson, KY produces over 90,000 metric tons of metal annually. We are looking to expand our team by adding a qualified Process Technician to our highly engaged workforce.


The Process Technician performs the daily operations in their assigned area, delivering a high quality product in a safe and efficient manner.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and promote a safe work environment and safe work practices by observing applicable EHS rules, including the 5S standard.
  • Maintain an absolute commitment to an incident-free, safe working environment.
  • Assist team in obtaining production targets and eliminating bottlenecks by serving in the following processes: charting, melting, casting, homogenizing, sawing, packing, and loading.
  • Rotate periodically through all team roles.
  • Perform routine minor maintenance of equipment as required.
  • Assist maintenance technicians and others in heavier maintenance, if needed.
  • Actively participate in process improvement activities.
  • Improve quality and customer satisfaction by complying with all quality requirements and performing quality checks as required.
  • Adhere to SOPs in accordance with production best practices; assist in updating and improving SOPs.  




Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/ GED is required.
  • Knowledge of the casting process and molten metal background is desirable.
  • Minimum of two years stable work experience in an industrial environment is required.
  • Good communication skills and willingness to work on a diverse, cooperative team.
  • Willingness to work a rapid rotation swing shift on an EOWEO (every other weekend off) schedule.
  • Excellent attendance record in previous positions.


Physical and Work Environment Demands:

  • Work is performed on the plant floor, where individual will have exposure to substantial heat and loud noises. May occasionally be exposed to fumes and airborne particles.
  • Frequently requires physical effort including, but not limited to, lifting up to 50 lbs., climbing equipment and stairs, and using various hand tools.

Hydro Aluminum Metals USA, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individuals 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.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Hydro Aluminum Metals USA, LLC is a drug-free workplace.

A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Apr 5, 2024

Henderson, Kentucky, KY, US, 42420

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