Machine Operator - Fab
North Liberty, IN 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description
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  if you would like to read more about Hydro and our operations.
Machine Operator - Fab

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.

Job Location: North Liberty, IN


Summary: This position accomplishes the organizational objectives by safely manufacturing, packaging, and shipping high quality products to our customers on time.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate various fabrication equipment i.e. mills, punch presses, deburring wheels, benders, saws, specialty machines, turning centers, milling centers and hand tools.
  • Inspect equipment daily to ensure proper safety devices are in place and notify supervisor or foreperson of any safety concerns.
  • Perform basic set-ups on equipment.
  • Read and interpret various gauging equipment, ranging from digital calipers, micrometers, protractors and custom gauges.
  • Visually inspect work piece before and after machining for defects.
  • Maintain all records on job assignments in a correct and timely manner, on paper as well as in the computer.
  • Maintain Q.C. checks on the operation in process.
  • Ensure that all scrap and waste material is disposed of properly.
  • Dispose of all waste/scrap materials in proper containers.
  • All other duties as directed by the department shift leader or manager.


Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of safety, quality and production processes
  • Organized / Self-starter
  • Adaptable to change
  • Work with limited supervision
  • Heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs) may be required

Education and Work Requirements:

  • Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Prior machinery experience preferred.
  • This is a union facility represented by UAW.


From Day 1, 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
  • Hourly Wage: $16.45 - $16.70

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

Please apply before: 09/25/2020

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.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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