NDI operators are responsible for the following skills:  Inspection, Engraving, Wall Gauge, X-Ray (GE/DR). Trainees must successfully complete written and practical assessment of skills/knowledge at end of skills training.


•    Basic Computer Applications
•    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.    X-ray – Inspect patterns for core breaks
2.    Log pieces into X-ray Log Book
3.    Care and maintenance for X-ray badge
4.    Wall gauge
5.    Train to use Golden Spike and V374 Transducer
6.    Sign out transducer in Log Book
7.    Perform Audits, Fill out Audit Log Sheet
8.    Inspect and Log Wall gauge and X-ray data into IPC
9.    Communicate scrap issues with Die Tech, Team Leader and Supervisor
10.    Set engraver depth
11.    Engrave T.I.D.
12.    Log issues in engraver book
13.    Flex from x-ray to wall gauge or engraving as needed
14.    Meet workflow and efficiency expectations
15.    Distribute patterns to cell when time permits
16.    Performs other duties as required.
17.    Complies with all EHS rules related to the work environment.
18.    Works Overtime as required.
19.    Follows 5S rules and procedures.
20.    Utilize help chain when needed.  (Human Performance, BOLO)


•    Comply with all department, facility, corporate and regulatory EHS regulations
•    Wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE). Requires wearing safety glasses, 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 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:
•    Stair climbing.
•    Reaching near, far and overhead.
•    Pushing pulling, twisting and handling.
•    Be able to lift from floor-to-waist, waist-to-chest and chest-to-overhead
•    Be able to finger press, use a keyboard, mouse and tolerate  hand/arm vibration
•    Gripping and Pinching
•    Carry items with two hands.
•    Carry items with one hand.
•    Work requires moderate physical effort including prolonged standing.
•    Squatting/crouching/bending when retrieving stored items from lower shelves, moving equipment and product inspections.
•    lifting >5 Lbs.
•    Must pass Jaeger I eye exam.

2.    Training:
•    Each level takes minimum of 90 Days
•    Pass written and proficiency test for each skill set.
•    Completed Training Folder

3.    Equipment Used:

•    Hot Plates
•    Hand tools
•    Engraving Machine
•    X-Ray Unit
•    Gauging Fixtures

4.    Work Environment:

•    Works in air-conditioned area.
•    Slight exposure to chemicals, fumes, oil, dust, noise and heat or cold.


•    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 Wax 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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