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Product Engineer at Howmet Aerospace in Morristown, Tennessee

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

To provide technical support for part specific ceramic core production programs. Support includes the procurement and maintenance of tooling, fixtures, and equipment; interpretation of customer specifications; and development of safe, cost efficient processes.

  • Improve yield, throughput, and quality of specific parts as assigned

  • Manage die and fixture life to facilitate the timely replacement of worn tooling
  • Manage setter quality
  • Statistical analysis of production data in order to improve processes
  • Cost justification and payback of expenditures through the X-order system.

  • Monitor dimensional and other process parameter trends for control and capability.
  • Continuous improvement of tooling, methods, and processes.
  • Review and disposition scrap, define and document product repair / rework procedures.

  • Manage part quality and cost, and improvement activities through yield improvement initiatives
  • Participate in NPI and Yield improvement teams to leverage best practices for process improvement

  • Develop manufacturing processes that assure conformance to customer specifications

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing to determine root cause to problems and implement corrective actions.
  • Originate and maintain work instructions, standard work, and standard routing (Q and R) for parts
  • Communicate customer specification requirements to manufacturing associates
  • Document HCS production process to comply with corporate specifications PM301, PM302, and PM303.
  • Assure tooling and processes comply with corporate best practices as defined in the Core Manual (CP) and Tooling Manual (TM).
  • Execute time studies as required
  • Assist cell leaders in cell balancing, determining cycle time and takt time

  • Improve safe work conditions, and ergonomic robustness of tooling and fixtures.
  • Improve manufacturing methods to optimize efficiency and lower costs
  • Continuous improvement of manufacturing systems through application of ABS principles

  • Regular interaction with casting engineers and OEM in order to address technical problems, improve process capability, and lower cost.

  • Determine cost, yield, and delivery impact of proposed specification changes.
  • Control rework, release, and use of customer owned tooling per TM1000
  • Understand impact of core on casting process, co-develop improvements with casting engineers
  • Negotiate reality in customers specifications as required by process capability
Bachelors Degree in Engineering.

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.