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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.

Saw 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.

Location: Mississauga


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Stimulating work environment
  • Education assistance
  • Growth opportunities within the Company


Salary: $22.26  (Rate will be $1 less during probationary period – 900 hours worked).


Shifts Available and Hours:  

  • We are a unionized company
  • New hires may be required to rotate shifts (Midnights, Afternoons and Day shift – the frequency of the rotation will be determined by the manager).
  • Pension – with Canada Wide Industrial Pension Plan – employer and employee contributions (Employer - $1.57 per hour worked, Employee - $0.75 per hour worked).
  • Vacation – 2 weeks as per the Collective Agreement to start, after 5 years, increases to 3 weeks.                


Required Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1-3 Years Manufacturing Experience desirable; the ability to work any shift is required
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with fluency in English, Good verbal communications skills a plus
  • Team player: ability to work as a team; Self-starter; adaptable to change; ability to prioritize needs; Leadership skills a plus
  • Successful score on job skills assessment.  Will be assessed by internal or external source to verify job skills, as well as reading and math comprehension.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to safely lift up to 100 lbs. With a partner on a repetitive basis.


Job Responsibilities:


Summary: A Saw Operator member is primarily responsible stacking metal and following Saw lead instructions to ensure highest productivity. They need to have a sense of urgency while maintaining safety and quality expectations.


  • Follow all safety protocol. Lead by example and hold your crew accountable to do the same
  • Participate in pre and post shift meetings- encourage involvement, actions, and stretches
  • Maintain department housekeeping standards
  • Encourage team to complete STOP observations as scheduled or expected
  • Have complete understanding of company quality standards and standard tolerances
  • Maintain acceptable levels of internal scrap- less than 1.5%
  • Maintain acceptable levels of customer returns- less than 0.5%



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.

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:  Mar 1, 2023

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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