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Operator Technician

Operator Technician

locationHouston, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Essential Functions:

Operate a 5K Extrusion Press by loading billets onto the feed conveyors, heating the billets in an induction system, and then extruding that billet thru a predetermined tooling stack.  Once extruded, parts shall be inspected for conformity, split (as needed), then stamped with the corresponding production order and extrusion number.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Load billets to the extrusion press
  • Assemble tooling stacks/dies for as assigned for each production order material master and install onto die slide of extrusion press
  • Heat billets in induction system
  • Extrude billets thru extrusion press, cut back end off and reclaim die
  • Inspect extrusion for conformity
  • Split extrusion (as needed)
  • Stamp production order and extrusion number onto the extrusion
  • Operate overhead bridge cranes and jib cranes
  • Operator forklift and side loader.
  • Ability to work with external and internal customers.
  • Ability to read and react to verbal and non-verbal communication while maintaining a high level of professionalism.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.
  • Complies with all EHS rules required for the work environment.

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 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. 
  • 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.

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.

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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