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Who we are

With operations all over the world, we cover the entire value chain of aluminium. From raw material extraction to developing the sustainable aluminium solutions for the future, our people are our number one asset.

Hydro employees

We are a fully integrated aluminium company with 35,000 employees in 40 countries on all continents. We are present in all market segments for aluminium, with sales and trading activities throughout the value chain, serving more than 30,000 customers.

Our purpose is to create a more viable society by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways.

Get to know life in Hydro and shape your career with us 

Our most important asset is our combined brainpower. Uniting experts is the best way of creating innovation and developing smart aluminium solutions for the future. We strive to bring out the best of each other and add lasting value through collaboration and partnerships. 

We are global, but probably very close to you 

Hydro is a large industrial company. We offer a wide range of positions at our many plants and manufacturing units in North and South America, Asia and Europe. You can also build a career in IT, business development, sales, accounting, finance, law, HR, marketing and communication at our sales offices and at our corporate head office in Oslo, Norway. At Hydro you will be part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you. 

As one of us, you get to work with a strong team of skilled colleagues, always collaborating to complement, support and develop each other. We provide development opportunities, competitive salaries, health care and welfare packages.  

We are a solution-oriented, customer-first organization, highly valuing the ability to develop, change, adapt and deliver. 

A history of creativity, prosperity and respect 

Innovative and sustainable processing of natural resources defines the essence of Hydro. It all started in 1905 with the first successful use of hydropower to extract nitrogen from the air. Manufactured mineral fertilizer would ensure enough food for a growing population. Now, we mine and refine our own raw materials, produce our own renewable energy, produce primary aluminium based on our own technology and develop advanced and sustainable aluminium solutions. We also recycle more and more to bring as much as possible of the infinitely recyclable aluminium back into the loop.  

Our history has always been about producing useful products that the world needs, about human creativity and enterprise in harnessing what nature has to offer, about the ability to see possibilities and realize limitations. Our history is characterized by a vital force created by people who care for each other and the world around them. 

The crucial work-life balance 

We never compromise on the safety of our employees. We also believe it is crucial to live a good life outside of work. To help balance a successful career with a healthy lifestyle, we offer a range of benefits to our employees. The flexibility of our working policies is one way to support this commitment. In addition, we have several recreational and social activities to make our employees feel energized, inspired and satisfied.