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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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3rd Shift - Coil Handling Operator

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: Rockledge, FL


Summary: Perform Coil Operator function as part of the full Tube Mill Operator position, in compliance with Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Programs and quality assurance systems to support the achievement of the sites goals and business objectives. Perform duties to set up, adjust, and operate the in-line annealer and coiler equipment, determining appropriate settings and operational sequences, within the limitations of standard methods and procedures. Troubleshoot Coiler operation in areas relating to manufacturing problem resolution and process improvement, working within the limits of established policies. Perform duties to set-up and operate coil purging equipment.   


Job Responsibilities:

  • Able to perform inspection of all equipment in the welded tube area including cranes, annealer, coiler, etc.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment
  • Use jib crane or overhead crane to handle coils. 
  • Ensure that material being produced conforms to specs and tolerances. (level wind, OD, etc.)
  • Use of measurement tools to measure tube OD, coil OD & ID, etc. (micrometers, tape measure, calipers, etc.)
  • Operate hoist/cranes to remove material from coiler. (time sensitive)
  • Keep the WIP warehouses area clean and organized.
  • MRT material if found out of spec
  • Set-up, adjust, and monitor in-line annealing system
  • Packs material according to procedures and instructions
  • Set-up, adjust, and monitor purging and marking system
  • Must be able to work 3rd shift (11:00 pm - 7:00 am, Monday - Friday) 
  • Must be able to work Overtime, as assigned or mandated 


Job Requirements:

  • Previous manufacturing experience required.
  • Previous forklift experience required. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers, including decimals and fractions and the ability to use a calculator. Ability to use measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers and tape measure, where interpretation is required.
  • Ability to operate a jib crane, overhead crane, and electric pallet jacks.
  • Familiarity with HSE Regulations
  • Ability to read and comprehend reference material such as production orders, prints and specifications
  • Ability to exercise judgment to set up, adjust and operate equipment, determining appropriate settings and operational sequences. 


Education and Work Requirements:

  • Frequently stand for long periods of time, walking, use of hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands or arms, repetitive motion, close visual acuity, stoop, kneel or crouch.
  • Employee frequently lifts or moves up to 25 lbs and occasional lifts or moves up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors, specifically red. 
  • Must be able to work overtime as assigned


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Please apply before: 11/15/2021 

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 15, 2021

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

Department:  HBIG Project
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Precision Tubing USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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