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PROCESS ENGINEER - Wax Process Owner - Plant 3

PROCESS ENGINEER - Wax Process Owner - Plant 3

locationWhitehall, MI 49461, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Engineering
Full Time


Howmet Aerospace, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com. Follow @howmet: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

This position is located in Plant 3 – Whitehall Casting Operation, and is responsible for implementing and ensuring that all WAX manufacturing processes are performed in compliance with established methods, materials and equipment specifications and that best practices are implemented.  This role is also responsible to lead improvement and technology development projects to advance the quality and costs of the process.

The Process Owner – WAX position includes both strategic vision and tactical management and execution; examples include but are not limited to:
  • Drives Wax Process Management and supporting  WAX Manual and WAX ASAT using the scientific method, six sigma, and productivity tools to achieve business performance goals.
  • Ensures data-driven development and implementation of new materials, processes and equipment.
  • Facilitates continuous improvement activities across department and supplier locations, including audits as needed.
  • Maintains standards, specifications and other documents for all aspects of the assembly manufacturing processes.
  • Acts as a conduit between the HES Research Center or suppliers to ensure that technology and material needs are communicated, and new technology/material is rapidly tested, qualified and implemented.
  • Leads or supports process improvement and training activities for injection and other wax processes.
  • Coaches/mentors team members, peers and others to grow talent.
  • Monitors outside technology to identify and evaluate improvement opportunities.
  • Demonstrates and coach’s safety and Howmet Aerospace values.


Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email TalentAcquisitionCoE_Howmet@howmet.com

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • 3 years minimum experience in injection molding or pattern molding
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to travel internationally 0-25% of the time.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), which requires U. S. person status. 


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Advanced degree in Plastics, Chemical, Material, or Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3 years experience in plastics injection molding or the precision investment casting industry.
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and/or Black Belt
  • Toolmaking or tool design experience, especially for molding
  • Assembly and automation experience
  • Demonstrated ability to create and deliver adult training in technical topics


About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

Follow: LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.

Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email TalentAcquisitionCoE_Howmet@howmet.com