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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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Extrusion 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 standard 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: Mississauga


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions


Pay Range:  $110-130k


Job Summary: The Extrusion Manager reports directly to the Plant Manager in Mississauga, ON  


Required Education/Experience:

  • A post secondary degree a plus
  • 10 years + of aluminium management experience or successful Manufacturing experience10 years + of aluminium management experience or successful Manufacturing experience


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of contract language interpretation
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Strong analytical skills, professionalism and organizational skills
  • Leadership training an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of Extrusion Press and Die Practices and Quality Management Systems
  • Familiar with Continuous Improvement Processes
  • Aluminium Extrusion Production and Quality Systems
  • Understand GD&T and Drawing Tolerance, reading blueprints
  • Strong computer skills
  • Fluency in English, any other languages a plus
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate on all levels. Demonstrated ability to work with a team and independently and with all levels of the workforce
  • Ability to travel if necessary


The appropriate candidate for this position is results oriented, team player, self-starting, dynamic, flexible, and strongly motivated to succeed and deliver.  


Job Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the Plant Management Team, represents the department in establishing objectives and long-range goals, ensures the department follows organizational policies, procedures and processes and cooperates with other departments as required in achievement of organizational goals.
  • Provide leadership in HSE areas to secure safe and organized work-environment, engage team members in safety activities, and ensure that all Hydro health and safety procedures are followed.
  • Responsible for the optimal performance of the Extrusion Department.  This includes monitoring the following:
  1. productivity in kilos/shift
  2. department manning and labour costs
  3. recovery
  4. extrusion run failures
  5. performance and maintenance of production equipment.
  6. staff and production performance
  7. press results
  • Works closely with the Plant Manager and Extrusion Supervisors on strategic improvement plans for the extrusion department.
  • Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching for team members to promote collaboration and a team environment.
  • Develop and facilitate Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement activities to drive improvements in quality, department efficiency and waste elimination.
  • Oversees the planning and scheduling of department personnel to meet production requirements.
  • Develop and sponsor experiments to support continuous improvement.
  • Ensures Health and Safety objectives are followed.
  • Enforces the Collective Agreement as required.
  • Responsible for answering Sales and Customer quality concerns.
  • Reviews New Product Developments with Die Shop Department.
  • Able to lead and promote a team environment.
  • Ensures that staffing requirements are met for the department, including hiring, employee training and development and goal setting.  This includes providing feedback where appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.



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.

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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

Mississauga, ON, CA

Department:  Extrusion
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Canada Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

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