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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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Production 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 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


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions


Pay Range:  To be discussed



Job Summary: The Production Manager will be responsible for the day to day operations, overseeing the people, safety and performance of the plant.  



Job Responsibilities:


  • Drive Safety to be engrained in the culture of all plant employees
  • Responsible for performance management evaluation process for the plant employees, both salaried and hourly
  • Ensure teamwork, accountable for staffing plan, and responsible for developing supervisors, cell leads
  • Responsible for maintaining quality standards and keeping training up to date for all employees
  • Develops or revises standard operational and work practices and observes workers to ensure
  • compliance with standards
  • Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing problems to ensure to improve equipment reliability and minimize unplanned downtime
  • Pulls from all resources to ensure that continuous improvement is engrained in the workforce culture
  • Ensure record keeping is done in timely manner
  • Inspection of all equipment to ensure proper working order
  • Responsible for maximizing scrap utilization


Required Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years in metal casting or related industry
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or a minimum of ten years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be flexible for shift work - shifts rotate from day to night and vice versa
  • Availability to travel in a lower capacity may be required


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of casting process, operation of equipment, metal alloys and standards, use of precision instruments and customer orders and specifications from previous work experience
  • Minimum of five years’ proven experience to use various systems to track, understand, report and improve on all dept targets based on demonstrated experience from previous work experience



  • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, changing work environment
  • Able to work in extreme heat or cold conditions
  • Must be able to handle both large pieces and small pieces of metal material
  • Individual must be able to have good vision or corrective lens to see visual defects




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:  Jan 7, 2023

North York, CA

Department:  Toronto, ON
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Canada Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

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