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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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Cast House 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 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.


Job Location: Phoenix, AZ


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
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave



Job Summary: This position will oversee all cast processes and lead process improvement.



Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience where similar knowledge is acquired.
  • 5 years’ experience in the aluminum casting, extrusion or related industry
  • 5 years of prior supervisory experience in an industrial plant
  • In depth knowledge of casting process, operations of equipment, aluminum alloys and standards, use of precision instruments and customer orders and specifications
  • Ability to use various systems to track, understand, report and improve on all KPI’s
  • Experience with ISO 9000 and/or ISO/TS 16949 Quality Systems



Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Experience with lean 6 sigma is a plus
  • Effective Leadership skills
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of change management



Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive Safety to be engrained in the culture of the Cast House employees
  • Responsible for the safety of all Cast House employees
  • Will be the site second SPA for Molten Metal
  • Responsible for performance management evaluation process for the Cast House employees, both salaried and hourly
  • Willingness and ability to hold subordinates accountable for their areas of responsibility
  • Responsible for maintaining quality standards and keeping training up to date for both direct and indirect reporting employees
  • Responsible for maximizing scrap utilization and minimizing prime utilization
  • Responsible for monitoring productivity trends and actions for improvements
  • Accountable for on time delivery to the next customer both internal and external
  • Responsible for Cast House productivity and execution of standard processes and procedures
  • Responsible for accurate reporting
  • Pulls from all resources to ensure that continuous improvement is engrained in the workforce culture
  • Responsible for problem solving and corrective actions
  • Responsible for making the monthly spending budget for the Cast House
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a 1 to 3-year and 3 to 5-year Capital plan
  • Responsible for developing action plans and the execution of the plans for large events within the Cast House
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the Central Metals Group
  • Maintain all Cast House training records and annual Training Checklist
  • Accountable for staffing plan of the Cast House
  • Responsible for the development of Cast House Supervisors and Team Leaders



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.


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:  May 13, 2022

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Department:  Cast House-Remelt
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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