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Coil Handling Operator

Extruded Solutions is Hydro’s largest and most global business area. Our Business Area supplies aluminum profiles and profile-based solutions in various applications ranging from windows and furniture to cars and cruise ships. Within Extruded Solutions, we have business area staff functions based in Oslo, but we also have four core business units; Extrusion Europe, Extrusion North America, Building Systems and Precision Tubing.

Job Location: Rockledge, FL


Summary: Perform Coil handling functions 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


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 standing 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.


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: 12/31/2020 

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 this form.

Posted on:  Dec 27, 2020

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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