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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.

General Production

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 35,000 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: Yankton, SD


Summary:  Our entry level production worker may work in an assigned department, including but not limited to: Die Shop, Casthouse, Extrusion, Paint, Packing, Shipping and Receiving or Fabrication 


The New Employee Sign On Bonus Program will pay a $500 Bonus to any employee who is hired in a full time position and meets the following criteria.  Fifty percent of this bonus will be paid to the employee after they have completed 60 days of service with our Company, the remaining fifty percent will be paid after the employee completes 6 months of service. 


The employee must still be employed at the time the payments are made to receive this benefit.


Benefits eligible day 1.


Pay: Based on experience starting range between $13.50 and $16.00/hour


Job Responsibilities:

  • Little to no previous work-related skills, knowledge, or experience is needed.
  • Complete proper inspection reports.
  • Must be able to read a tape measure.
  • Perform basic math skills (add, subtract, divide, multiply) and use calculator.
  • Work well with others as part of a team.
  • Follow detailed directions.
  • Learn and operate mobile equipment forklift, overhead crane in a timely matter (if applicable)
  • Abide by Hydro’s company rules, policies, and procedures.


Job Requirements:

  • Prior experience working in a manufacturing environment is helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50#
  • Must be team oriented
  • Able to work in extreme heat or cold conditions.
  • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, changing work environment.
  • Must be able to handle both large pieces and small pieces of aluminium extrusions.
  • Prior experience operating mobile equipment including a forklift or Combi is helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to identify visual defects.


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
  • Parental Leave

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Please apply before: 01/29/2021 

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.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing this form.

Posted on:  Jan 13, 2021

Yankton, SD, US, 57078

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

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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