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Do you want to shape our story with your personality, expertise and ambitions? At Hydro we are a global family of 35 000 people that extract, produce, shape and reuse the world’s most flexible and sustainable metal into infinite innovations and applications. Click here if you would like to read more about Hydro and our operations.

Machine Operator - $550 Retention Bonus Available

Extruded Solutions is Hydro’s largest and most global business area. Our Business Area supplies aluminum profiles and profile-based solutions in various applications ranging from windows and furniture to cars and cruise ships. Within Extruded Solutions, we have business area staff functions based in Oslo, but we also have four core business units; Extrusion Europe, Extrusion North America, Building Systems and Precision Tubing.

Job Location: Sidney, OH


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Summary: Set-up and operate electronically controlled, high production, precision fabrication machine to produce parts that meet rigid quality standards while achieving high productivity levels as instructed by the Supervisor. Responsible for operating the machine in the safest manner possible.



  • 2nd Shift - $15.25/hr to start plus $1.00 shift differential.  Increase to $17.38 after 6 months.
  • 3rd Shift - $15.25/hr to start plus $0.50 shift differential.  Increase to $17.38 after 6 months.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments, material or equipment needs.
  • Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities.
  • Safely and efficiently operator assigned equipment or machine.
  • Lifts and stacks product.
  • Maintains efficiency standards set for assigned area.
  • Maintains good housekeeping of work areas.


Job Requirements:

  • Prior experience working in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment is desired. 
  • Assembly or Machine Operator/Heavy Press experience is a plus. 
  • CNC experience is a plus


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent


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: 11/30/2020 

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.



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Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  CNC Shift 3
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion North America LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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