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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

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: Mountain top, PA.


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 Responsibilities:

  • Leads and coordinates HR activities and implements “people” processes and procedures that help achieve business goals.
  • Plan and implement methods that enhance the plant employee / labor relations and foster superior employee engagement of the plant’s workforce.
  • Conduct plant HR processes (i.e., employment, recruitment, hiring, policy administration, comp & benefits, performance management, training, retention, etc.) in compliance with plant, Business Area (BA) and Corporate policies.
  • Support and administer benefit and compensation/bonus programs at the plant level in accordance with BA directives.
  • Conduct employment / compliance / workforce related training programs.
  • Implement and manage plant processes to control absenteeism.
  • Manage performance management, succession planning and recognition processes for the plant.
  • Manage plant workforce reduction processes and employment terminations, as required.
  • Oversee and conduct best-practice on-boarding practices to drive superior safety performance, policy compliance and employee satisfaction.
  • Administer and/or manage the plant payroll and HRIS processes and procedures.
  • Conduct investigations and decision-making processes to resolve complaints, grievances, potential policy violations, etc., and implement discipline and coaching / counseling processes, as required.
  • Manage and conduct plant labor relations and plant contract negotiations.
  • Serve as an active and key member of the North America HR Leadership Team to promote a unified and consistent HR approach throughout the Business Area.
  • Adhere to Hydro’s Safety Principals.


Job Requirements:

  • MUST HAVE at least 5 – 8 years of HR generalist experience is required; experience in a union and manufacturing environment is required. Also, prior experience as top HR official in a plant / facility is preferred. Ability to interact well in a team environment and relate work to be completed so it can be accomplished most effectively with all levels of employees
  • A strong foundation in all HR areas – recruiting & hiring, ER, LR, benefits, compensation, performance management, policy administration, training and organization development.
  • Pro-active, team-builder, problem-solver, negotiations skills, ability to work with all personnel levels, KPI orientation, training skills. Must possess a safety and employee engagement acumen.  
  • Keen listening/communication abilities to lead improvement processes within various areas and levels of the organization


Educational & Technical:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field is required. HR professional certification is a plus.



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: 05/31/2022 

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 13, 2022

Mountain Top, PA, US, 18707

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

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre