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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.


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


Summary: Complete the Mig and Tig welding process using the provided fixture hand tools, and welding equipment, as instructed by the Supervisor. Responsible for ensuring that all welds meet customer standards. Responsible for operating the fixture, hand tools, and welding equipment in the safest manner possible. 



  • 2nd Shift - $24.43/hr to start plus $1.00 shift differential.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Become proficient in operating welding equipment and all hand tools as instructed by the Supervisor. May be required to run machines/heavy presses from time to time, as production schedules demand. 
  • Set-up, weld and assemble parts in accordance with quality specifications using the weld fixture provided.
  • Weld/assemble parts to match fabrication prints or approved samples, ensuring quality product for the customer.
  • Make periodic checks to ensure parts match approved samples supplied by the Supervisor or Set-Up Person. Perform all required SPC.
  • Check component parts during the weld process to ensure material is not scratched, pitted, bent, etc. Weld component and fabricated parts in accordance with customer's standard weld procedures.
  • Ensure all applicable safety equipment is in proper working order before operating the fixture, welder, or machines/heavy presses. Report safety concerns to the Supervisor immediately.
  • Ensure that correct SAP 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.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area for all. Good housekeeping is a requirement.
  • Must be willing to cross-train on other jobs throughout the plant, as needed.
  • When conditions dictate, overtime may be required (with little or no prior notification).


Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • Prior experience welding aluminum is desired. Machine Operator/Heavy Press experience is a plus. 
  • Ability to detect visual material defects and create the highest quality doors/fabricated parts possible.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • The ability to operate Mig and Tig welders in all positions (flat, horizontal, downhill, up-hill). Testing and grading of welds by an experienced Hydro Extrusion Welder and/or a contracted professional, will be done prior to an offer of employment or a change in job classification.
  • Must be able to lift, bend, twist, push, pull, and stand throughout the course of a scheduled shift.


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.   

Please apply before:  

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:  CNC Shift 2
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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