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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 Planner



Production Planner


Hydro Aluminum Metal – Building a New Plant in Cassopolis, MI.


With new construction of our third Recycling Plant in the US brings the opening of a new, state-of-the-art recycling plant in Cassopolis, Michigan, with startup in the fall of 2023. We are looking for talented, ambitious employees to join our “dream team” and you could be part of serving a great purpose in Hydro’s ambitious sustainability agenda, supplying the automotive industry with recycled aluminum and further improving impact to the climate and environment. 

Learn more about Hydro’s recycling commitment here.


We are looking to employ a detail-oriented and experienced Production Planner to create, modify, and manage production schedules. The production planner’s responsibilities include monitoring inventory levels, regularly providing production status updates to management, and facilitating the timely delivery of products to customers. The Production Planner should be able to closely monitor the production process to ensure that production orders are completed using the optimal raw materials.



  • Production and capacity planning to fully optimize the production and raw materials in operations
  • Owner of the relevant ERP / MES modules
  • Control and implement the modification of customer specifications
  • Control and report the stock and inventories within the production process and ensure optimal order levels.



  • Be knowledgeable of material requirements planning and able to manage production deadlines.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills to ensure that production operations run smoothly.  
  • Prior Production Planning experience required
  • Solid understanding of OTD, Production, and Stock Control (RM & FG)
  • Excellent communication and interaction skills for dealing with manufacturing leadership, operators, management and commercial groups
  • Attention to detail with proven ability to research and solve problems
  • Solid understanding of SAP, APICS and Microsoft Office
  • Some college or Associates Degree preferred



Except for the period ahead of the start-up where external training may be required, Travel is minimal.



Must be eligible to work in the United States 



  • Highly competitive pay
  • Extensive benefits starting on date of hire, including 401(k) match, 3 weeks of PTO in first full year, and bonus eligibility
  • A unique culture built on Hydro’s values of Care, Courage and Collaboration


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. 




Posted on:  Mar 17, 2023

MI, US, 49031

Department:  Human Resources
Business Area:  Hydro Aluminium Metal(ALME)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Aluminium Metals USA, LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: South Bend

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