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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.

Click here to explore our world and the heart of our operations.

Entry Level Machine Operator-Fabrication

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 – Fabrication Plant            

This position is located at:            402 N. 44th Avenue

                                                           Phoenix, Arizona 85043


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


Starting Rate of pay: $20.00/hour


Shifts Available and Hours:  12 hrs. Shift Days (6a-6p) and Nights (6p-6a) - 3 days on/4 days off - Enjoy every other weekend off!

                                                  8 hrs. Shift - 2nd and 3rd shift available 


Shift Premium:           Night shift - $1.00/hour extra


Bonus:                        Now Offering $1,000 Retention Bonuses – Ask about your eligibility!



Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate turning, milling, chamfering, sawing, punching and/or robotic equipment as assigned.  Entry level machine operations and production assembly.
  • Understands that performing job tasks in a safe manner is the highest priority.
  • Comply with Lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Read and understand department JSA’s.
  • Clean work piece before and after machining.
  • Visually inspects work piece before and after machining for defects.
  • Fully understand Process Instructions and equipment operating conditions.
  • Gauges work piece for customer specifications before and after machining, as needed, with calipers, micrometers, and other measuring devices.
  • Complies will all levels of safety controls.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. 
  • 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 with precise dexterity.
  • Background in the operation of manufacturing, production, machine operations, and machine tools/equipment.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours in a 12-hour shift with 2-hour intra-cell rotation.
  • Good math skills.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. regularly.
  • Ability move 100 lbs. occasionally.
  • Ability to work in noisy, and hot/cold environment
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
  • This is a safety sensitive position.


Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro is an essential business committed to the safety of our employees and communities.  We continue to hire for open positions and our locations are following the most recent guidelines related to COVID-19.

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  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.   

Please apply before:  

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:  Mar 4, 2023

Phoenix, AZ, US, AZ 85043-2

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

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