MUST BE ABLE TO WORK 12 HOUR ROTATING NIGHT SHIFTS, 7:00 P.M TO 7:00 A.M. (2 on 2 off, 3 on 2 off, 2 on 3 off)


Wax Cell Operators B’s are responsible for the following skills:  pattern inspection, pattern sub-assembly, mold assembly, including gating into finished molds, pinner/robot, engraving. Trainees must successfully complete written and practical assessment of skills/knowledge at end of skills training.

Essential Functions

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • 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.       Performs inspection of all patterns and decides to accept, repair or scrap the part per documented instructions.

2.       Follows established protocol for notification of potential deviations or scrap trends.

3.       Performs set-up of dimensional gauges.

4.       Dimensionally inspects cores and wax patterns using supplied gauging to specified tolerances.

5.       Utilizes the necessary fixturing or gauges to assure dimensional conformance of the pattern/mold to specified tolerances.

6.       Prepares sprues as required and locates ceramic bracing per engineering specifications.

7.       Attaches the pattern to the gating and seals per the specified method.

8.       Performs seal operations as specified.

9.       Performs dip seal operations as specified ensuring that the gates are sealed on the mold but are not over dipped.

10.     Performs sub-assembly of multiple airfoil patterns.

10.     Responsible for the quality of the entire mold assembly

11.     Torch sprues, seal and pour cup. Add bracing as required per engineering specifications.

12.     Sets up equipment as required to perform specific activities

  • Performs all operations associated with pinner/robot.

13.      Must pay close attention to detail.

14.      Maintains necessary supplies for the area to maximize productivity.

15.      Performs other duties as required.

16.      Complies with all EHS rules related to the work environment.

17.      Works OT as needed.

18.      Follows 5S rules and procedures.

19.      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.



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.

Equipment Used:

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

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.


  • Basic Computer skills.



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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