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Manufacturing Engineer

Howmet Aerospace
Dover, NJ 07801
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Based at our Dover, NJ facility, this position is responsible for continuous improvement of manufacturing processes by improving work design; flow of materials, and through training and coaching of employees in use of continuous improvement tools, leading to improved safety, productivity, quality, and lead time.


  • Expected to assist in the implementation of Howmet Aerospace's value and policy statement and its accompanying principles.
  • Comply with all department, facility, Corporate and Regulatory EH&S regulations.
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment.
  • Report all job-related illness and injuries. (Per employee handbook).
  • Report all Safety, Health & Environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Attend all EH&S training.


Essential Job Functions

  • Conceives, evaluates, and implements problem solving activities, cost reduction initiatives, lead time reduction projects, and part/process improvement activities.
  • Train and coach other employees in continuous improvement tools and concepts.
  • Leads projects including defining scope, cost justification, developing project plans, managing implementation, and monitoring results
  • Improves processes of critical and complex aerospace components. Job Responsibilities: Standardized Work Development, conducts time studies, Develops cell layouts and work design and documents in standardized work;
  • Coaches operators and department leaders in use of standards and cells;
  • Waste Elimination, Observes processes and collects and analyzes data to identify waste, Eliminates waste through root cause problem solving and rapid experimentation o Works with other resources as needed (engineering, quality, maintenance, etc.) to eliminate observed waste o Works to identify and eliminate ergonomic and safety issues o Supports development and improvement of fixtures and tooling
  • Training/Coaching/Facilitating o Trains operators and other employees in problem solving methodology, 5S, and other improvement tools o Facilitates and leads problem solving and kaizen teams. Keep in contact with other locations to ensure sharing of best practices
  • Complies with all EHS rules required for the work environment.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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 http://howmet.com/joinus . Follow @HowmetAerospace: Twitter , Instagram , Facebook , LinkedIn , and YouTube .

Howmet Dover Casting is a world-class supplier of complex, investment-cast turbine airfoils and other components for the aircraft engine and industrial gas turbine industries. Howmet Dover Alloy is a world-class supplier of vacuum and air-melted nickel- and cobalt-based superalloys to aerospace, gas turbine, medical and other high-technology industrial markets.

Along with your pay, our company provides you with a comprehensive package of benefits that is competitive with other leading companies. Some of our benefits include: Paid vacation each year, based on length of service; 13 paid holidays per year; 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, company may match a percentage of your pre-tax contributions; Employer contribution to your Retirement Savings Plan account each pay period; Medical/Prescription Drug/Dental/Vision benefits offered upon hire; Employee Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Assistance Program; Free fitness center membership. JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Efficient analytical and problem-solving skills. Working knowledge of computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Office products, graphics, and statistical analysis software).


  • 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.
  • BS Engineering Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of Manufacturing/Engineering work experience


  • Mechanical / Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering degree

  • Ability to stand/walk for several hours each day;
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 25lbs on occasion;
  • This is not a temperature-controlled work environment;
  • May be required to wear PPE including eye and hearing protection, metatarsal safety boots.

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-08
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