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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.

Material Handler

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


Rate of pay: $21.63/hr plus $1.00 shift diff.


Shifts Available and Hours:  3rd shift - Sun - Thurs. 10:00PM-6:30AM

                                    Training on 1st shift Mon - Frid. 6:30AM-2:30PM


Job Responsibilities:

  • The top priority and responsibility of a Material Handler is to operate the forklift and other material handling equipment in the safest possible manner.  All policies and procedures related to material handling equipment must be adhered to at all times. 
  • Keep all production areas stocked with materials and components, skids, and other essential materials.  Use of the daily production schedule ensures timely availability of material and components. 
  • Ensure proper material identification for all material sitting in Plant.  Material and components cannot be moved unless identified with a Move Ticket.
  • Set the next shift up for success.  All areas must be stocked with a minimum of 1 hours’ worth of material (stock to be in place at end of shift).
  • Maintain a well-organized and clean outside storage area.  Like-product and dunnage/racks should be staged together.  Inform Shipping Clerks when scrap needs removed, skids need removed.  Inform Production Control when new skids are needed. 
  • Dump scrap hoppers, trash cans, and cardboard hoppers as needed. 
  • Load/unload designated trucks according to shipping instructions and arrivals.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Prior experience operating a forklift in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Successful completion of an internal forklift training/safety course is required.



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

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

Please apply before:  

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 the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Jun 22, 2022

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  Shipping and Receiving
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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