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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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Shipping Supervisor

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.

Hydro North Liberty – Shipping Supervisor



The Supervisor provides a physically and emotionally safe working environment promoting mutual trust and respect.  The Supervisor is delivering a safe reliable product to our customers while achieving measurable objectives and making process improvements.  Use leadership tools to drive team engagement and deliver business value.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Investigates safety incidents and works on preventive safety techniques with teams.
  • Provides first response (first on help chain) to team members when customer demand is jeopardized, or the area is shutting down due to safety and /or quality problems.
  • Sponsors and facilitates rapid problem-solving processes across areas.  Works to remove waste across areas.
  • Maintains personal touch with each team member during the shift
  • Develop work instructions and/or Standardized Work with team members and sponsors use of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety and quality practices, Standardized Work across areas.
  • Coaches and educates crew/team in Safety, Quality, EBS concepts/principles, work practices, problem-solving methods, and people issues.
  • Uses problem-solving techniques to resolve system-related problems, quality problems, and human relation problems across areas.
  • Signs off on standardized work forms to put improvements in place.
  • Provide supervision, direction, and administrative functions – assignments, decisions, recognition, consequences, performance, discipline, etc. to team members in assigned areas.
  • Monitors area for normal or abnormal conditions and educates crew based on findings.
  • Instructs team on necessary actions to take and implement necessary countermeasures and needed in ahead or behind conditions across the area.
  • Decides on engagement or resources (help chain) based on problem severity (impact on productivity, safety, quality, etc.) when pulled by team members or customers.
  • Establish shipping truck schedule and schedule trucking resources as necessary.
  • Manage and safeguard trucking resources following Hydro policies.
  • Facilitate all shipping paperwork and billing requirements.
  • Shop Floor experience in the Extrusion Department preferred
  • Leadership experience and training preferred





Job Requirements:

  • 3 years or more years of experience in a Manufacturing Environment is required.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Computer Literacy

Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Affordable Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility 
  • Paid Parental Leave

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 29, 2022

North Liberty, IN, US, 46554

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

Nearest Major Market: South Bend

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