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Investing in people

Our most valuable assets are our people.

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Development programs in Hydro

Developing our company starts by developing our people. We offer a variety of programs to further develop our employees worldwide.

Corporate programs and initiatives

Hydro's development programs include:

  • Young talents/early career program. This is for employees in their early stages of their careers
  • Compliance and anti-corruption training
  • EHS initiatives. These training courses and initiatives concentrate on environment, health and safety
  • Executive leadership program. An annual program aimed at developing senior managers
  • Generic leadership program. This helps develop plant and function managers
  • Diversity mentorship program. We use top management to mentor high-potential women
  • Commercial excellence program. This is aimed toward sales and commercial managers
  • Genesis Production Academy. This is Hydro’s lean manufacturing platform for managers with operational responsibility
  • Manufacturing Excellence Program. This is mainly for production managers and technicians

We also offer a learning management system for corporate training, such as EHS and compliance, as well as for business-specific training.

Business area programs and initiatives

In addition to our corporate initiatives, each of our business areas offer tailored development programs. These include

  • EHS supervisor training, for developing EHS leadership skills
  • Commercial Rotational Leadership Development 
  • Project management training. We use PRINCE2 training to handle complex projects
  • Leadership programs
  • Sales and negotiation training
  • Reliability training 


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Working in Hydro

Developing talents in Hydro

Helping people develop in the early stages of their career is the objective of Hydro Young Talents.

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Meet our employees

Meet Marion

Marion Villard works in France as marketing product manager for our aluminum building systems brand Technal. A young talent, she is shaping Hydro's future.

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