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Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

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

Starting Rate of pay: $25.72/hour

Shifts Available and Hours: 1st & 2nd Shift

6:00 AM - 2:30 PM

2:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in development and implementation of Weld Standards for all products in the plant.
  • Audit weld operations upon request and make corrections if necessary
  • Test and certify welders
  • Provide continuous improvement for welding operations in the plant.
  • Ability to work cross functionally with other plant departments as required
  • Ability to interact professionally with suppliers and customers is required
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in written form is required
  • Fill in and weld production parts as needed to make customer orders
  • Ability to assist and coordinate training development plans
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office software preferred
  • Ability to work on 2nd or 3rd shift as needed is required
  • Some travel may be required

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • The ability to operate Mig and Tig welders
  • Prior experience working as a welder in a fast-paced manufacturing environment is required.
  • Prior experience welding aluminum is required. 
  • Machine Operator/Heavy Press experience is a plus. 
  • A high school diploma is required.
  • Certified Weld inspector (CWI) or attend a 2 week CWI certification course at Hobart Welding Institute.  
  • Candidate must pass end-of-course test
  • Skills in the areas of electrical, robotics, hydraulics, costing, PLC logic, Blue Print Reading, and troubleshooting desired.



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro values diverse skills and perspectives among employees. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability. We strive to provide equal opportunities for all to contribute and succeed with us.

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A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

Click here to explore our world and the heart of our operations.

Posted on:  Jul 9, 2024

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  CNC Shift 1
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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