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We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries 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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CNC Technician - 2nd 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 standard 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: Sidney, OH


Summary: Operate and Set Up various equipment as instructed by the supervisor.  Responsible for producing quality pieces and operating all equipment in the safest manner possible. 


Compensation: 2nd shift $23.12 plus $1.00 for shift differential, after 6 months $27.88 plus $1.00 for shift differential


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Supervisor with assigning specific jobs to production personnel to meet production schedules.             
  • Instruct production personnel in proper operation of machines and/or tools required to perform assigned job duties.
  • Assist the Supervisor in cross training associates.
  • Stop production and contact the Supervisor when quality problems are detected.
  • Inform maintenance personnel and/or toolmakers when machines and/or tools break down.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area for all.  Good housekeeping is a must.
  • Exhibit a professional and positive approach at all times.
  • Must be willing to cross-train on other jobs throughout the plant, as needed.
  • Make periodic checks to ensure assembled component parts match the samples supplied by the Supervisor, or Set-Up Person.  Perform all required SPC.
  • Check the material to ensure that it is not defective.
  • Stop production and contact the Supervisor person when quality problems arise.


Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to read and understand blue prints.
  • Must have working knowledge of M and G codes.
  • Must be able to complete set-ups from blue prints as well as work instructions.
  • Must be able to modify existing programs.
  • Must be able to use hand tools.
  • Must have knowledge of quality measuring instruments such as height gages, calipers, micrometers, and indicators.
  • Must understand quality documents and systems.
  • Must be able to read/write small numbers and letters.  Must be able to make arithmetic calculations.
  • Must be able to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Must follow plant-wide safety procedures at all times.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous CNC set-up experience in a manufacturing environment is required. 


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
  • Parental Leave


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

Please apply before: 03/08/2021 

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:  Feb 19, 2021

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  CNC Shift 2
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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