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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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Press Operator

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, ON


Summary: Ability to perform job responsibilities in compliance with Health, Safety, and Environment programs to support the achievement of the site’s goals and business objectives.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Remove billet from furnace, guide it along extrusion press conveyor onto press bed and into billet container
  • Start ram that spreads billet into container and forces it through press
  • Regulate rate of extrusion to prevent metal rupture an adherence of metal to container walls
  • Start press run-out table and butt shears to guide extrusion from press and to trim flash
  • Record data, such as time, number of billet use and items processed
  • May operate extrusion press equipped with furnace that ejects hot billets into press chamber for ram to force through die.
  • Inspect or measure using precision measuring instruments such as tape measure, calipers, height gage, micrometers etc.
  • Read blueprints to extent necessary for the job at hand
  • Set up and operate extrusion press to shape hot, aluminum profiles.


Job Requirements:

  • Prior knowledge of extrusion department desired
  • Basic reading and mathematics skills
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures (hot/cold)


Education and Work Requirements:

  • N/A


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

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

Please apply before:  

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:  Jul 30, 2022

Mississauga, ON, CA

Department:  Press #1 & #2
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Canada Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

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