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Packing Associate-Night Shift

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.
 

Title:  PACKING HELPER 

DEPARTMENT: PACKING Shift Monday-Thursday 6:30pm to 6:30am 

CLASSIFICATION:  HOURLY 

GRADE: I 

REPORTS TO: PACKING LEAD PERSON AND PACKING  SUPERVISOR  

 

JOB SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE: 

 

Pack extruded aluminium into bundles that meet the customer’s requirements as quickly and efficiently as possible.  

 

HEALTH / SAFETY / ENVIRONMENT / HOUSEKEEPING: 

  • Abides by Hydro’s company rules, policies, and procedures. 

  • Understands that performing job tasks in a safe manner is the highest priority. 

  • Reports any unsafe condition or act immediately to Supervision or HSE Manager. 

  • Fills out ‘Near Miss’ paperwork on any unsafe condition or act. 

  • Participates in daily pre-shift safety talk. 

  • Understands Hydro’s safety initiates and acts as facilitator on the floor to promote those initiatives. 

  • May be asked to participate in accident/incident reviews and develop corrective actions. 

  • Responsible for housekeeping and 5S in his or her respective area of work or areas as directed by the departmental supervisor. 

  • Employee will stretch at the start of his or her shift.  

  • Employee will wear proper PPE. 

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Safety of themselves and those that work with them. 

  • Quality of material  

  • Quantity of metal being packed (must be able to maintain and understand the packing production goal) 

  • Must be able read a file of the customer packing specs and pack accordingly. 

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  

  • Must be able to perform several tasks simultaneously. 

  • Must have ability to communicate (both written & verbal) and work well with all employees at all levels, willingness to learn new processes and work with limited supervision. 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • 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 

  • Employee must be able to have good vision or corrective lens to see visual defects 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • Must be able to lift to 50# and be able to keep up with the people that they are paired up with 

  • Standing:Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (can accommodate) 

  • Walking: Required to perform job duties 

  • Sitting:Limited (can accommodate) 

  • Crawling:None 

  • Climbing: Limited 

  • Bending:Necessary to perform job duties (can accommodate) 

  • Reaching: 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 (may accommodate) 

  • Speaking:Necessary to perform job duties 

  • Lifting:Lifting of objects up to 50 pounds 

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

Please apply before: 10/30/2020 


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.

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Location: 

Yankton, SD, US, 57078

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


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