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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 Mentor - Extrusion Plant

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 – Extrusion Plant 

This position is located at:            249 S. 51st St

                                                           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
  • Perfect Attendance Bonus
  • Parental Leave


Job Summary:

The Mentor role is to help new employees absorb our organization's cultural and social norms, and lead new employees to fully embrace safe, quality and compliant working practices and processes.  The Mentor’s goal is to demonstrate a high level of Care to improve employee retention while developing a safety, quality, compliance minded co-worker. The Mentor is staffed as a shop-floor employee role so that the employee engagement is coworker to coworker with common work perspectives.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow and enforce all safety protocols - lead by example and instruct co-workers to the same standards
  • Ensure new hires are aware of and follow our “Code of Conduct” and any established behavioral standards
  • Along with HR and HSE, facilitate the formal new hire onboarding process
  • Use personal techniques and skills to connect with co-workers (not only through the head but also through the heart) to present a welcoming and inviting workplace experience.
  • Provide general or specific assistance to all employees so they gain an understanding of what they need to know to succeed in their job and role
  • Assist or provide guidance in solving work-related or other challenges / problems that interfere with new hires success
  • Serve as a positive role model, modeling desired behavior e.g. professionalism, positive can-do attitude, speaking up, being an initiator, patience, respectfulness and tolerance
  • Develop a professional relationship with new hires that is maintained during the first 6 months of employment
  • Lead or assist in training all to standard work, including maintaining accurate training matrixes and validation of training proficiency levels with any designated trainers
  • Provide effective feedback communication with supervisors/managers on new hire performance
    • Provide daily performance review reports for the first three (3) weeks of new hire employment
    • After initial three (3) weeks employment, provide weekly performance review reports for the first 180 days of new hire employment
    • Participate in new hire milestone reviews with the area supervisor/manager at 30, 60, 90, 120, 150 and 180 days.
    • Provide early detection of performance gaps and collaboration with supervisors/managers on effective corrective action for new hires


Demonstrated Abilities:

  • Mindful and appreciative of others
  • Respected by current peers
  • Effective decision maker (considers the greater good)
  • Forthright
  • Very approachable; good listening skills
  • Patience; adaptable to change
  • Ready and willing to lead
  • Team player; ability to work as a team
  • Good communicator / speaker
  • General knowledge of specific working cells
  • Basic proficiency in or ability to learn computer skills, e.g. Microsoft 365 suite, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, etc
  • Self- starter
  • Demonstrate and articulate Hydro’s Core Values
  • Lead by example; share knowledge; team orientation
  • Offer advice (when asked and when necessary)
  • Ability to motivate TMs to reach their full potential
  • Provide insight, support, and encouragement to TM’s
  • Provide honest and open communications to and with TM’s (constructive confrontation)


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum two (2) years of service.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written formats, with fluency in English and Spanish a must.
  • Good Safety & Attendance records (No Active Warnings)


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:  Jun 22, 2022

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043

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

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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