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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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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: Portland, OR


Job Summary: Coordinates and expedites the flow of work and materials within or between departments according to daily and weekly production schedules.  Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; inventory levels and solving production problems.  This role requires an acute attention to detail and dedicated ownership of its assigned areas. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Planning for Coatings division with other business areas to be added a later date
  • Supports the Planning department in making strategic decisions regarding sales requests, special customer projects, production mix/volume changes, process flow, and continuous improvement
  • Work with production personnel to set daily production schedules
  • Actively monitor and maintain Paint Dates in production
  • Work with Materials Management to monitor raw material availability and flow and ensure replenishment occurs in time to support production
  • Set up rework orders
  • Monitor and maintain clean production feedback for all areas of responsibility
  • Respond to customer service questions within 24 hours
  • Process NMRs


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous manufacturing experience is preferred


Demonstrated Abilities:

  • Must have basic math skills, use a calculator and read a tape measure
  • Must be able to work cohesively in a team environment
  • Good working knowledge of AXAPTA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to organize, track and multitask
  • Working knowledge of process related safety concerns


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

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:  Oct 12, 2021

Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211

Department:  Planners
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Portland Holding Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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