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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries 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.

Die Set Up


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 standard 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 34,000 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.



Prepare dies and support tooling for the press according to press schedule. Transport dies to and from press. Maintain dies and learn correction procedures.


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (Starting Day 1 no wait time)
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Monthly Profit Sharing $$$$$$$$$$$$$
  • Parental Leave



  • Sandblast and extrude hone dies.
  • Gather support tooling and assemble dies for assigned presses.
  • Prep dies for caustic, return support tooling to storage racks.
  • Assist with loading and unloading caustic and Nitrider baskets.



  • Identify tooling by size, type and where it is stored.
  • Understand the meaning of the numbers stencilled on the tooling
  • Enter data into computer system.
  • Identify defects on die bearings and technique to repair them.
  • Read section prints and inspect extrusions to the print.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent



  • Self-motivated and willingness to learn.
  • Able to work in extreme heat or cold conditions.
  • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, changing work environment.



  • Must be able to lift to 50# and keep up with the people they are paired with on assigned task.
  • Standing: Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (may accommodate)
  • Walking: Required to perform job duties
  • Sitting: Limited (may accommodate)

Diversity improves our ability to act in accordance with The Hydro Way. Therefore all applications will be considered with equal suitability. Please apply online in ONE with your CV and optionally a cover letter until.

If you have any question, please contact:
Evie Lynn Potts:


Posted on:  Jun 9, 2021

Yankton, SD, US, 57078

Department:  Die Nights Monday- Friday 10pm-6am
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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