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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.

Maintenance Lead

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.


Job Location: Yankton, SD



Helping with, Maintenance Repair, Periodic Maintenance, Breakdown Maintenance, Process Improvements, Inspections of all equipment in the Cast House, Extrusion, Paint, Fabrication, Packing, Shipping, and Land & building departments. While overseeing a crew and leading them to complete the jobs.


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
  • Monthly Profit Sharing $$$$
  • Parental Leave


Job Responsibilities:

  • Train and coach persons on their crew to do their jobs safely and correctly. 
  • View manning levels of shifts to ensure proper coverage for operation of the plant.
  • Leadership training and ability to keep a crew of 3 organized and working efficiently.
  • Expected to learn new technology in the following areas: PLC/Electrical systems, Hydraulic/Pneumatic systems, Combustions systems, Crane/Mobile equipment systems, Electrostatic painting systems. 


Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of numerous chemicals and how to work with them safely is a mandatory.
  • Ability to climb ladders, work in confined spaces, and knowledge to work in them
  • Must complete Maintenance PMs on shift due dates. 
  • Complete Maintenance repair calls in efficient manner using help call chain if needed. 
  • Complete Manager/Planner assigned work orders from start (including parts needed) and all paperwork with hours noted in a reasonable time. 
  • Meet minimum work order repair targets on assigned shifts and during downtime.
  • Required to submit work orders on items that needs attention.
  • Ability to problem solve and provide ideas for quality related process improvements. 


Education and Work Requirements:

  • High School or GED at a minimum,
  • Military, Engineering Trade/Vocational training or related area good,
  • Engineering technology bachelors’ degree desired.


Work Environment:



  • Must be able to lift 50# regularly and sometimes up to 100# based on assigned task.
  • Standing:      Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (may accommodate)
  • Walking:           Required to perform job duties
  • Climbing:          Necessary to perform job duties
  • Grasping:         Necessary to perform job duties
  • Hearing:           Necessary to perform job duties (may accommodate)
  • Seeing:            Necessary to perform job duties
  • Speaking:         Necessary to perform job duties

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 3, 2021

Yankton, SD, US, 57078

Department:  Maint A Nights
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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