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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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Supply Chain Manager

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: Plans, organizes, directs, and controls all activities associated with Procurement, Material Control, Shipping/Receiving, and Planning/Scheduling.



Required Education/Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in high-volume manufacturing company. 
  • Experience must include direct exposure to OEM-style Customers.
  • 2-3 years experience with supplier selection and development.  Must have ability to formulate and negotiate successful commercial strategies for Hydro Extrusion.
  • 3+ years in Production Scheduling. 
  • 3+ years in supervisor/management role.  Demonstrated leadership of a high performance work team is mandatory.
  • 3+ years experience with design of successful material flow concepts, approval of packaging designs, freight route planning, and successful implementation of material handling/storage concepts. 
  • 4 year B.S. degree or higher in a relevant field required. 



Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • SAP experience (SD and MM modules) 
  • Tier I automotive experience preferred.
  • Ability to create and manage the budget for Materials Department; includes managing inventory related costs, expenses, and headcount.
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead Purchasing activities for Plant.  Includes sourcing strategies, risk mitigation, supplier development, and purchase-price negotiations.
  • Manage and lead Material Control activities for Plant.  Includes establishing best-practices for material flow using Lean principles, controlling indirect headcount, and providing superior service to Production.
  • Manage and lead all Shipping/Receiving activities for Plant.  Includes overseeing logistics, packaging, accuracy, and data management.  Also includes negotiating freight rates and minimizing expedites.
  • Manage and lead Planning/Scheduling activities in Plant.  Includes short-term/long-term forecasting for all Customers, using SAP Capacity Planning to determine headcount needed for specific volumes, critical review of BOM’s for accuracy, and ensuring 96+% On Time Delivery to all Customers (while maintaining target-specific inventory levels).



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.


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 18, 2022

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  Supply Chain
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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