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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.

Production Operator, 3rd Shift

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.



*Females are highly encouraged to apply*


Why work at Hydro? Hydro’s company values are demonstrated each day: Care, Courage, and Collaboration. We offer competitive benefits and great ways to advance your career. Starting on January 1, 2023, benefits will start on the first day of hire! We offer 4 different health plans to choose from with low premiums!


You can also earn up to a $1000.00 Retention Bonus over a 6-month period! Bonus eligibility is based on date of hire, performance, and attendance over the 6-month period.


$250.00 for 30 days of employment

$250.00 for 90 days of employment

$500.00 for 6-months of employment


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work from schedules, production orders, prints and specifications. Verify alloy and length of billet and set heater controls to proper specifications
  • Operation of the press with require multifunction operation of multiple control panels in sequence to ensure proper operation.
  • Make adjustments to press and peripheral equipment to set-up product layout guides and tooling and set and adjust parameters to ensure the material meets customers specs.
  • Perform or assist with any departmental operations, as required or directed to maintain work flow or respond to emergency conditions. Maintain work area in a clean and orderly condition. Ensure safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.
  • Assist in the process examination and quality documentation and determine causes for problems, root cause analysis and recommend solutions follow up to help establish product & customer issues.
  • Assist in Press Equipment validations, safety, and quality audits.



Job Location: Rockledge, FL


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



Shifts Available and Hours:  3rd Shift (11:00 PM to 7:00 AM)




Bonus: Discretionary Performance Related Pay bonus plan with a maximum opportunity of $1,800.00 annually



Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 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 heat probes, where interpretation is required.
  • Ability to read and comprehend reference material such as production orders, prints and specifications
  • Ability to exercise judgment to set up, adjust and operate an aluminum extrusion press and its peripherals to extrude aluminum is specified shapes, determining appropriate settings and operational sequences
  • Basic proficiency in computers.




Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  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.   

Please apply before:  

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:  Nov 24, 2022

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

Department:  P 25 3rd Shift
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Precision Tubing USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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