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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.

Painter Head

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


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • UNION represented by Local 162 Teamsters Union
    • Enrollment into Union Pension
  • Medical/Dental/Vision (up to 84% Employer-Paid), Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Eligibility to contribute into Retirement Savings Plan
  • 50% Reimbursement of C-Tran or TriMet monthly buss pass
  • Education Assistance
  • Monthly Profit Sharing
  • Company Paid Parental Leave


Shifts Available and Hours:  Swing shift 2:00PM-12:30AM


Shift Premium:           Swing shift – additional $1.50/hour


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in professional paint applications


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for application of high-performance coatings for aluminum construction, manufacturing, and industrial products. Please note: this is not automotive or residential/building painting. This relates to vertical industrial painting booths, horizontal spray applications, and mixing chemicals in a manufacturing/production environment
  • Communicates with the Plant Supervisor the status of the department’s schedule and potential changes, inventory level, special considerations in regarding to production and any concerns as they arise 
  • Inspects and starts equipment according to company standards 
  • Receives training on and ensures that Environmental, Safety and Quality Control procedures and policies are strictly adhered to per established company standards and guidelines 



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:  Sep 2, 2022

Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211

Department:  Swing Shift - VPL
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Portland Holding Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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