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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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Fabrication Supervisor

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


Job Summary: Responsible for the day to day operations of the Sidney, Ohio facility.  Creates and maintains a working environment that allows parts to be manufactured for various customers and insists that parts are manufactured in a safe and timely manner while meeting the customers’ quality standards.                        


Required Education/Experience:

  • 5+ years previous supervisor experience
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Ability to make decisions based on the logical analysis of facts and alternatives and have the understanding and acceptance of those affected
  • Strong knowledge of stamping, welding, assembly, machining processes highly desired
  • Knowledge of employment law
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • SAP familiarity highly desired
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Self-Starter; adaptable to change; ability to prioritize needs; professionalism and strong organizational skills


Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote a safe work environment, following all safety policies and procedures.
  • Provide leadership in implementing and managing the prioritization of work tasks.
  • Lead team in manufacturing of quality parts to meet and/or exceed expectations.
  • Provide leadership, mentoring, coaching, and developmental guidance for all employees.
  • Prioritize shift assignments and available staffing/coverage to meet shift safety, quality, and efficiency goals.
  • Achieve the shift metrics, as assigned by Department Manager.
  • Perform regular shift meetings for communication of shift goals and results and to perform required safety training.
  • Perform administrative tasks and maintain administrative records for the shift, including required production reporting, training needs and skills assessments, time and attendance, disciplinary action, performance management, and payroll forms.
  • Assist in determining how many employees are needed to meet customer requirements.  Interview potential new employees.  Make recommendations on which candidates to hire.
  • Work with maintenance and tool room personnel by scheduling times for machine and equipment repair, preventative maintenance, etc. so as not to interfere with the production schedule.
  • Occasionally interact with customers, suppliers, and employees from other Hydro Extrusion plants.



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.   

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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 10, 2023

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  3rd Shift All Departments
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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