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Manufacturing Engineer (Forge Engineer)

Company: Howmet Aerospace
Location: Midway
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Howmet Aerospace serves the global aerospace and automotive markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of forgings and extrusions. Our vertically integrated capabilities and deep materials science expertise in aluminum and titanium structural casting is taking the industry to new heights. This BU is also home to our suite of direct and hybrid additive offerings.Our Howmet Savannah Operations is a heavy industrial Forging manufacturing plant located in Midway, Georgia, employs approximately 160 people and is poised for growth. We have an immediate opening for a dynamic Manufacturing Engineer (Forging Engineer) to support our growing business.
COMPANY BENEFITSWe offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with financial security, health and well-being. In addition to competitive pay and a great work culture, we offer a variety of benefit programs:

  • Medical, Life, Dental, Vision, and other Company benefits
  • 401(k) with Company retirement contribution and Company match
  • Performance Pay based on business performance
  • Vacation eligibility
  • Paid holidays
    JOB SUMMARYUnder limited direction, has technical ownership of hardware produced for applicable customers while supporting Howmet Aerospace to achieve established processing and financial targets.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
    • Develop, modify, improve, and troubleshoot the processes associated with the production of aerospace closed-die forgings.
    • Track forging process performance as a function of materials, parts forged, or equipment used.
    • Support operations with technical guidance associated with forging practice and heating practice for tooling and workpieces.
    • Initiate and control cost reduction projects to achieve targets established by the business unit.
    • Use CAD software to review forgings.
    • Document departures from approved practice for internal as well as external review.
    • Cooperate with process design and product development teams to identify best practices.
    • Review new and revised technical (material, process, quality) specifications, as necessary.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.LANGUAGE SKILLSMust have excellent communication skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write clear and concise technical reports. Ability to make effective presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, and/or various groups.COMPUTER SKILLSProficiency with Microsoft Office required. Knowledge of QPulse and Tropos a plus.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is infrequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is rarely exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.
      • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering or a technical related field from an accredited institution.
      • Minimum 1 year working experience in forging, especially using titanium and/or nickel based superalloys or 1 year in manufacturing experience.
      • 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 Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
        • 2+ years of forging experience
        • Master's degree from an accredited institution
          Howmet Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer that supports diversity and inclusion. Howmet provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Howmet Aerospace, Savannah , Manufacturing Engineer (Forge Engineer), Engineering , Midway, Georgia

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