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Do you want to shape a sustainable future?

We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy 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.

Process/Project Engineer Intern

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 standards 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 30,000 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


Engineering Intern/Co-op (3 months or 6 months)

Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Monthly Profit Sharing
  • Housing Allowance
  • Relocation Package


Shifts Available and Hours:  Days Shift Monday- Friday

                                                         7am to 4pm- flexible

While primarily a Monday thru Friday day shift role, flexibility for off-shift and weekends may be needed for project completion


Job Summary:This position will support improvement of the current production processes through respecting our teammates and their safety, supporting new breakthroughs with your skills and personality and achieving assigned goals by collaborating with team members (internal and external) as a key contributor to our established competencies.


Required Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Enrolled at ABET accredited program, preference towards Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering.


Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Intermediate to advanced skills on MS Office.
  • Able to present in high level management meetings.
  • Able to communicate in all levels of the organization
  • Administrative skills, able to manage and organize multiple tasks effectively.
  • Networking and communication skills are greatly valued
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledgeable in schematics and circuits diagrams.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with different departments on both general and specific projects, such as maintenance, reliability, environmental, sustainability/profitability improvement, quality, etc.
  • Specific projects will be coordinated with the candidate’s skill set for maximum synergy of the employee’s focus area and company needs.
  • Industrial Engineering student will have projects for material flow management improvement
  • Present improvements or opportunities as well as new projects



Care, Courage, & Collaboration

At Hydro We care about our People!

We care about Safety!

Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences.  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.   

Please apply before:  

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.

Posted on:  Mar 1, 2023

Yankton, SD, US, 57078

Department:  Engineering - YTX
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Internship

Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls

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