Howmet Aerospace, 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. 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.

Must be able to work 12 Hour Days or Nights on a rotating shift. (2 on 2 off, 3 on 2 off, 2 on 3 off)


Works under general supervision to prepare, cut, shear, and supply alloy charges for the casting operations, as well as, verifying incoming alloy to sort and/or identify using established methods and procedures.  Operator Works independently using personal judgment.


  • Must be able to read and interpret Product Criteria (PC) and Activity Instructions (AI).
  • Using Computers (entering information,etc.)
  • 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.


  • Store, transfer, and relocate alloy from bins manually or by mechanical means which requires considerable physical effort.
  •  Cuts, shears, chamfers, and visually inspects charges for inclusions from bar stock to meet the required weight outlined by Engineering (product criteria) and the standard operating procedures or activity instructions which requires moderate mental and visual effort.
  •  Maintains identifying markings and coordinates the storage area to avoid the mixing of alloy and maintain engineering reserves.
  •  Welds alloy charges to meet the proper weight and dispense additives such as silicon and manganese.
  •  Verifies incoming alloy quantities and type against alloy delivery sheets.  Notifies supervision of any irregularities.
  •  Ensures incoming alloy stored in Metal Control is properly identified with the proper heat number assigned by Alloy Control with the proper identification on the container.
  •  Stores revert alloy and maintain routine inventory records. Prepares revert alloy for shipment and identifies each container.
  • Maintains alloy cutting and shearing records
  •  Keeps updated on all standard operating procedures, new methods or  improvements.
  •  Performs other duties as required.
  • Cleans up department and work area.
  • Works Overtime when needed.



  1. Physical Demands:

The 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.

Employee is required to execute the following:

  • Considerable physical effort is required when loading alloy.
  • Reach for nearby, far away and overhead items.
  • Gripping, pinching and handling
  • Pushing, pulling and twisting.
  • Lifting and carrying to the waist-to-chest high level, floor to waist and chest to overhead.
  • Carrying items with two hands.
  • Carry with one hand.
  • Requires almost constant standing and sufficient strength to lift, handle and transport heavy alloy.
  • Climb stairs and ladders.
  • Crawl, squat, balance and sustain bending.
  • Finger Press and tolerate hand/arm vibration.
  • Moderate lifting >25, <50 lbs.
  • Must pass Jaeger 2 vision test annually




  • 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 alloy(s) to determine type and diameter size.


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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