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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries 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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CNC Technician

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 35,000 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: Phoenix AZ


Summary:  Sets Up CNC machines and is a liaison with CNC operators.



Job Responsibilities:  


  • Work in heavy industrial, fast paced environment producing aluminum.
  • Set-up all cnc milling/turning machines in shop.
  • Responsible for maintaining the tooling related to the CNC process.
  • Responsible for keeping a good inventory of spare parts required for the CNC Process.
  • Must be able to produce machined parts to customer specifications, in order to do this, a tech must have knowledge of tooling (fixtures, vises, or other work holding devices, etc.)  Must have knowledge of cutting tools (end mills, drills, taps, reamers, etc.)
  • Must be able to interpret blue prints and inspect the work piece with all types of inspection equipment (height gauge, calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • Must be a good troubleshooter and actively participate to analyze and resolve work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Actively shares expertise with others; Acts as Trainer for Operators, Supervisors, and Maintenance, suggesting changes to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Must be able to train and qualify CNC Operators.



Job Requirements:  

  • Must be able to understand and deliver basic commands in English
  • Must read and understand all work and safety instructions relevant to their specific position.
  • Must be able to use and maintain all basic tools and measuring equipment pertinent to their specific position.
  • Must have good machining skills
  • Must have good inspections skills
  • Must have excellent math skills
  • Background in the operation of manufacturing Machine tools/equipment.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours or 12 hour shift.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in CNC machining. Close tolerance expertise (.0005”). Layout and white programs for prototypes and sample for machining and turning centers with response times. Set-up all machines in shop.


Education and Work Requirements:  

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent  


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   
  • Parental Leave  


At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Please apply before: 03/31/2021 

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 this form 
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Posted on:  Feb 18, 2021

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Department:  Fab Production
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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