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Material Handler

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

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: North York, Toronto


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

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

Starting Rate of pay: $27.07 to $29.04 + Night shift prenium


Shifts Available and Hours: Continental shifts


Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs all vehicle checklists and inspections prior to operating equipment;
  • Operates Mobile equipment smoothly, efficiently & safely, does not drive too fast for the condition, is aware of surroundings, pedestrians & obstructions;
  • Positioning of trailers for loading/unloading performed correctly, backed carefully into Docks, fifth wheel stand and both chocks in place.  Dolly legs rolled up completely when shunting or moving trailers, docks and trailers swept before placing another trailer. During Winters, snow needs to be cleaned from trailers before loading;
  • Trailer doors removed using Forklifts and placed in proper location;
  • Create shipping documents to release loaded trailers to drivers;
  • Enter information in cloud to update when trailers are picked up;
  • Loading/unloading of dross / material/ supplies are performed smoothly, efficiently and safely;
  • Bundles of billet/logs are placed in trailer in correct position and strapped properly. If any bundle(s) found with broken strap / wood runner, ensure to have it fixed before shift ends;
  • Stacks bundles of billet/logs/ingot in the Warehouse or Yard properly, correct height and position;  
  • Receives, weighs and stores material where appropriate in designated location in Warehouse;
  • Consults with Production Supervisor when material is being delivered to Production areas;
  • Checks weigh scale for accuracy before starting to weigh at the beginning of shift;
  • Closes dock doors during winter months and does not leave tractors idling in dock area;
  • Puts absorbal on any oil or hydraulic fluid spills and as soon as spill is absorbed, cleans it up;
  • Cleans all work areas, Tractors interiors, Yard and Warehouse, by the end of the shift. 

Experience Requirements:

  • Class AZ/DZ drivers license with at least 1 year of proven experience as a tractor-trailer driver(Mandatory)
  • Presentation of current Driver’s Abstract and CVOR
  • Fork lift operator’s license or 3 years of proven experience
  • Ability and willingness to learn all other plant mobile equipment and gantry crane, or previous proven experience. Willingness to load and offload trailers, and to work in the warehouse, as well as to drive.
  • Must be able to lift 15-20 lbs.
  • Must be willing to adjust shift schedule to cover for vacations and absences, when given reasonable notice


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.

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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.


A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Apr 20, 2024

North York, CA

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

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