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Do you want to shape our story with your personality, expertise and ambitions? At Hydro we are a global family of 35 000 people that extract, produce, shape and reuse the world’s most flexible and sustainable metal into infinite innovations and applications. Click here if you would like to read more about Hydro and our operations.

Machine Operator

Extruded Solutions is Hydro’s largest and most global business area. Our Business Area supplies aluminum profiles and profile-based solutions in various applications ranging from windows and furniture to cars and cruise ships. Within Extruded Solutions, we have business area staff functions based in Oslo, but we also have four core business units; Extrusion Europe, Extrusion North America, Building Systems and Precision Tubing.

Job Location: Phoenix AZ


Summary: Operates turning, milling, and manual chamfering equipment as assigned.


Job Responsibilities:  


  • Work in heavy industrial, fast paced environment producing aluminum.
  • Abides by Hydro company rules ans poclices abd porcedures.
  • Understands that performing job tasks in a safe manner is the highest priority.
  • Complies with Lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Has read and understands department JSA’s.
  • Reports any unsafe condition or act immediately to Supervision or HSE Manager.
  • Fills out ‘Near Miss’ paperwork on any unsafe condition or act.
  • Participates in daily pre shift safety talk.
  • Understands company safety and environmental initiatives and acts as facilitator on the floor to promote those initiatives.
  • May be asked to participate in accident/incident reviews and develop corrective actions.
  • Cleans work piece before and after machining.
  • Visually inspects work piece before and after machining for defects.
  • Gauges work piece for customer specifications before and after machining, as needed, with calipers, micrometers, and other measuring devices.


Job 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.
  • Background in the operation of manufacturing Machine tools/equipment.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours in an 12 hour shift.
  • Good math skills.


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: 09/30/2020 

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.

Posted on: 

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

Department:  Fab Shift 3
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion North America LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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