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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.

Paint Line

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. 






Now offering $500.00 Sign on Bonus!! 

( Qualification Apply)


Day Shifts & Overnights Available



Be safe and productive in the processes of loading, unloading, hooking, unhooking and line setup. 



  • 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. 

  • Willing to stop and unsafe acts. 

  • Understands Hydro’s safety initiatives 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. 



  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner 

  • Read production report 

  • Recognize, remove and record scrap 

  • Line up metal 

  • Rack metal on racking table 

  • Able to hook and unhook metal 

  • Perform line change 

  • Unload painted material in a damage free manner. 

  • New SCS computers 

  • Line / die Gap knowledge 

  • Ability to read section prints / die viewer 

  • Knowledge of Quality defects (painted and un-painted) 

  • Clean out washers/ovens as needed. 

  • Some mobile equipment (pallet jack, side combi) 



  • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, changing work environment. 

  • 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. 

  • Must be dependable. 



  • 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. 



  • 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 

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:  

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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Posted on:  Feb 18, 2021

Yankton, SD, US, 57078

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

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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