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 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.

Howmet Aerospace is currently looking for a Metal Cell Operator B to join our Howmet Casting plant in Wichita Falls, Texas. Must be able to work 12 hour rotating shifts. (2 on 2 off, 3 on 2 off, 2 on 3 off)

Works under general supervision to process castings through final gauging to meet customer requirements as prescribed by the PMS/product criteria, visual specifications and QAS specifications. Performs finishing as required using burrs, belts, etc. The employee must plan and perform the proper sequence of set-ups, operations, and processes.


  • Using Computers (entering information, etc)
  • Must be able to read and interpret Product Criteria (PC) and Activity Instructions (AI).
  • Must be able to function as a member of a team and be able to work under general supervision.
  • Must be able to maintain expected quality levels.
  • Comply with all site required policies and procedures including but not limited to:  EHS, Quality, Code of Conduct and the Wichita Falls Employee Handbook.


1.    Verifies castings to the lot travelers to assure that all previous operations have been       completed.
2.    Performs finishing as required using all types of burrs, belts, etc.
3.    Ensures that all parts meet PMS/product criteria requirements.
4.    Performs other operations as required.
5.    Performs first visual inspection.
6.    Complies with all EHS rules related to the work environment.

  • Comply with all department, facility, corporate and regulatory EHS regulations
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE). Requires wearing safety glasses, earplugs, gloves and Metatarsal shoes.
  • Report all job-related illness and injuries (Per Employee Handbook).
  • Report all safety, health and environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Attend all EHS training.


  1. Physical Demands:

The physical demands describe 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.

Employee is required to execute the following:

  • Floor-to-waist lift and carry, lifting and carrying to the waist high level, carrying items with two hands.
  • Push, pull and twist
  • Gripping and pinching
  • Reaching near, far and overhead
  • Hand/Arm Vibration
  • Be able to climb ladders and stairs
  • Moderate lifting > 50 lbs.
  • Good manual dexterity to operate computer equipment and precision measuring instruments.
  • Position may require more than eight hours daily and more than five days weekly to complete work assignments.
  • Frequent sitting when finishing.
  • Squatting/crouching/bending when retrieving stored items from lower shelves and file cabinets, moving equipment/product inspections,etc.
  • Clean work areas and maintain a clean work environment; perform 5S cleaning activities as required.
  1. Equipment Used:
  • Burr Gunn
  • Belt Machine
  • Dynafile
  • Belt Gun
  •  Whitehall
  1. Work Environment:
  • May be exposed to noise, oil, dust, fumes, chemicals, heat and cold.
  • Requires wearing of safety glasses, metal tarsal shoes, hearing protection and gloves.(Gauge Tech must wear hard hat)


  • Audiogram
  • Vision



  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • 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.


  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Knowledge of Metal Operations



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 2021 approximated $5 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


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.

To apply for this job please visit www.howmet.com.

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