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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.

Shoda 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 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, Ohio


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: Operate and make needed adjustments on various Shoda’s as instructed by the supervisor. Responsible for producing quality pieces and operating all equipment in the safest manner possible.


Starting Rate of pay: $21.63/hour to start plus $1.00 shift differential


Shifts Available and Hours: 3rd shift (Sunday- Thursday) 10pm-6:30am 


 Required Education/Experience: 

  • Prior experience working in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment is required.
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Basic troubleshooting skills
  • Must be able to perform several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to make minor offset adjustments
  • Must have knowledge of machine recovery procedures


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain a Productivity and efficiency rating of 85%
  • Make periodic checks to ensure assembled component parts match the samples supplied by the Supervisor, or Set-Up Person.  Perform all required SPC.
  • Make certain all-applicable safety equipment is in proper working order before operating a tool. 
  • Stop production and contact the Supervisor when quality problems are detected.
  • Inform maintenance personnel and/or toolmakers when machines and/or tools break down.
  • Ensure that correct Hydro part numbers, customer part numbers, and piece counts are marked on each rack, cart, or skid that is sent to the next internal operation or packaged for shipment.
  • Properly identify and account for all scrap before leaving the area or the general production area.  Complete all required documentation.
  • When conditions dictate, overtime may be required (with little or no prior notification).



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:  Mar 17, 2023

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  PACCAR Shift 3
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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