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Manufacturing Technician

Company: Howmet
Location: Hampton
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

  • Howmet is seeking a qualified Manufacturing Technician in Hampton, VA. This position will be a hybrid role providing technical and production support to HSC Gauging Areas.

    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities, not limited to:
    Gauging Technical Support

    • Prepare training documentation and contribute to the training of personnel (Off shift/weekend support as needed)
    • Order and maintain inventory levels of required tooling, gages and supplies while being cautious of department spends
    • Perform machine and gauge inspections including daily, weekly and preventative maintenance tasks
    • Participate in assuring team tooling and material readiness. (Assemble tooling set-up kits, stage raw materials and perform external setup tasks, as required
    • Gauge calibration verification
    • Accountability of KPI's/First time yield

      Engineering/Continuous Improvement Support

      • Based on directions provided by engineering and knowledge developed on the job, determine appropriate actions to be applied to release the parts from hold status for rework, scrap, or continue processing "as is"
      • Provide manufacturing with rework instructions and guidance
      • Participate in RCCA and Continuous Improvement activities
      • Work with engineering on NPI inspection plans and methodology
      • Evaluate new designs, modifications and improvements to methods and equipment
      • Perform other tasks as needed in support of production team and engineering

        Production Support

        • Perform Dimensional Verifier production tasks (datum machining, wall gauge, CMM/ATOS disposition and rework)
        • Trouble shooting measurement equipment issues
        • Assist with shop floor housekeeping duties
        • Set-up and operation of equipment, as assigned
        • Work in a safe manner that promotes the health and well-being of the individual and the environment

          *Other Duties as assigned
          Skills & Abilities

          • Strong oral and written communication skills. Capable of effective communication with all levels of the plant personnel.
          • Must be self-motivated, an independent thinker, and able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
          • Must possess production operation knowledge and experience relating to manufacturing, inspection, engineering
          • Ability to solve problems with multiple variables in standardized situations
            Basic Qualifications:

            • High School Diploma or GED
            • Experience in manufacturing or a technical role
            • Strong mechanical aptitude and math skills
            • Available and willing to work overtime as needed
            • Previous experience with dimensional measurement devices (calipers, CMM UT, Pincher Gauges, etc.)
            • Basic computer skills

              Preferred Qualifications:

              • Experience in dimensional measurement of machined products and gauging
              • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook)
              • CAD and blueprint interpretation experience
              • GD&T knowledge
                ,About Us

                About Howmet Aerospace

                Howmet Aerospace Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company's differentiated technologies enable lighter, more fuel-efficient aircraft to operate with a lower carbon footprint. For more information, visit

                , and

                ,About the Team
                The Howmet engines business produces world-class aerospace engine

                components, including investment castings, fasteners, rings and forgings. Our vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts enable the next generation of quieter, cleaner and more fuel-efficient aerospace engines. Able to supply more than 90% of structural and rotating aerospace engine components.

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