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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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Furnace 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:  North York, ON – Canada


Summary: The Furnace Operator will report directly to the Production Supervisor in North York, ON.


The furnace operator must be able to learn and perform a variety of tasks in the cast house. The job is physically demanding, and the work environment is very hot. The ideal candidate must have previous experience in manufacturing processes. The job consists of working in the cast house, where the operator will receive scrap aluminum for recycling, have to clean and separate the material, which will be melted in furnaces that operate at high temperatures.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Knowledge of machine safety practices
  • Previous cast house experience is an asset
  • Experience in foundry considered an asset
  • Previous forklift experience preferred
  • Set up, adjust and operate various casting machines
  • Operate furnace used to melt metals for molding and casting
  • Operate overhead crane to lift, move and place materials
  • Perform pre-operational inspections
  • Ability to work in a hot environment
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, Supervisors and Management
  • Able to meet Health and Safety requirements
  • Other duties as assigned


Must be able to work continental shifts (12-hour shifts, 36-hour and 48-hour weeks)


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Hourly Rate: From $23.00 to $31.00
  • Eligible for benefits after the completion of the probationary period.
  • Shift premium for the afternoon shift 
  • Shift Premium the night shift 
  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions

 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:  Jun 29, 2022

North York, CA

Department:  Crew 3
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Canada Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

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