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Fabrication Manager

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

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: Sidney, OH

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


As a Fabrication Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the production and manufacturing processes within the fabrication department. Your role involves managing a team of skilled workers, ensuring efficient production, maintaining quality standards, and implementing safety measures in the fabrication facility.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, manufacturing, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience proven in fabrication, manufacturing, or a related field, with a minimum of 3 years in a managerial role.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of fabrication processes, equipment, and materials.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Proficiency in implementing and managing safety procedures and quality control standards.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple tasks simultaneously.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Team Management: Supervise and lead a team of fabrication staff, including welders, machinists, fabricators, and other related professionals.
  • Delegate tasks, provide guidance, and conduct performance evaluations to ensure the team meets production targets.
  • Production Planning: Develop and implement production schedules to meet project deadlines and delivery requirements. Coordinate with other departments, such as engineering and procurement, to plan and streamline fabrication processes.
  • Quality Assurance: Enforce quality control measures to maintain high standards of production. Conduct regular inspections and quality checks to ensure products meet specifications and regulatory standards.
  • Process Improvement: Identify areas for process enhancement and implement strategies to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Optimize workflow and suggest technological advancements that can enhance production output.
  • Safety and Compliance: Enforce and oversee safety protocols and regulatory compliance within the fabrication facility. Conduct regular safety training sessions and ensure adherence to industry standards and guidelines.
  • Inventory Management: Manage inventory levels of raw materials and finished products, ensuring adequate stock levels to meet production demands.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Maintain records of production data, including output, quality control metrics, and other relevant information. Generate reports for senior management on production status, performance, and areas for improvement.



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro values diverse skills and perspectives among employees. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability. We strive to provide equal opportunities for all to contribute and succeed with us.

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A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Jul 18, 2024

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  Production
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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