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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.

Furnace Casting Operator

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: St. Augustine, FL

Summary: Ability to perform job responsibilities in compliance with Health, Safety, and Environment programs to support the achievement of the site’s goals and business objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for pre-shift inspections on all mobile equipment in the furnace area including forklifts, bucket loaders, and charging machine.
  • Responsible for the correct weight and inventory that goes across the scale to be charged. This will always include knowing the correct material locations and items.
  • Maintain correct entries of items and weights onto the charge package.
  • Is responsible for monitoring the melt cycles of the melting furnace.
  • Maintain a melt rate of 350lbs/ min or greater by operating equipment smarter
  • Perform special projects at the dept. manager’s request.
  • Support and maintain established Quality and Management System.
  • Other duties as required.


Job Requirements:

  • Heavy lifting (up to 50lbs) may be required depending on job.
  • Heavy industrial manufacturing experience preferred.


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

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you. 
Please apply before: 06/30/2021   
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. 
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Posted on:  Jan 9, 2021

St.Augustine, FL, US, 32086

Department:  Shift C
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

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