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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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Press 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 34,000 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:   Must be able to perform multiple functions throughout the shift, to provide manufacturing with enough extruded material.  Ability to independently as well as within his/her team.  Must be able to work in a non-climate-controlled facility where environmental changes are impacted based on open-air.  Must be able to perform multiple duties to set up, adjust, and operate an aluminum extrusion press, as well as other essential duties listed below


Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to understand and read production schedules, orders, prints and other specifications including verification of aluminum alloy, length of billet, understand and set heat controls all in English
  • Operate the press utilizing multi-operational control panels in proper sequence
  • Ability to adjust press, including peripheral equipment used to set-up product layout guides, tooling, set and adjust parameters to ensure the material meets customers specs.
  • Perform or assist with any departmental operations, as required or directed to maintain workflow and/or respond to emergency conditions. Maintain work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Assist in the process examination and quality documentation to determine any material or product issues.  Participate in root cause analysis including solution recommendations
  • Assist in Press Equipment validations, safety and quality audits.
  • Able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment. Hot in the Summer, cold in the Winter.
  • Able to work in a team environment reacting to production conditions and routinely changing job functions.
  • Must be able to work overtime including weekends, as posted.
  • Able to keep up with normal production requirements while using proper body mechanics and working in a safe manner.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures with strict adherence to HSE and Quality.
  • Openings on 1st and 2nd shift 


Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers, including decimals and fractions, calculator’s available.
  • Must have working knowledge and ability to use measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers and heat probes, interpretation is required.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend in English
  • Reference materials such as production orders, prints and other specifications are in English
  • Ability to exercise judgment to set up, adjust and operate an aluminum extrusion press
  • Must be able to safely operate forklift and/or overhead crane 
  • Must have excellent mental and visual attention to monitor extrusion operations which requires constant alertness and/or activity.
  • Basic proficiency in computers.
  • Must have use of hands to finger: feel and reach with hands or arms, requiring repetitive motion and close visual acuity.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and occasional lift or move up to 50 Ibs


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Prior manufacturing experience is preferred


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: 07/30/2021 

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 this form or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Oct 25, 2021

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

Department:  P 20 2nd Shift
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Precision Tubing USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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