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Inspection Services Technician I (Traditional Layout Inspector)

Inspection Services Technician I (Traditional Layout Inspector)

locationLa Porte, IN 46350, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/6/2024
Technician
Full Time


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.

Job Summary:



Use all manner of Metrology equipment to provide accurate dimensional inspections in support of engineering and manufacturing operations.


Quantify and report inspection results to meet customer and internal requirements.


Adherence to applicable quality standards, company policies and procedures, customer requirements, and safety initiatives is mandatory.

Essential Functions:



Ability to interpret complex blueprints, instructions, and inspection requirements.


Utilize Analysis and 3D CAD software such as GOM, ATOS, UniGraphics, Geomagic, and Polyworks to interpret part geometry and complete Structured Light

Measurement inspections and color maps.


Advanced math skills (especially algebra, trigonometry, and geometry).


Use of basic and advanced metrology equipment.


Proficiency in Microsoft office, especially Excel.


Good communication skills, both verbal and written.


Team-oriented attitude.


Safety Awareness.

Job Responsibilities:



Utilize Coordinate Measuring Machines, Blue Light scanners, and other equipment to dimensionally inspect castings, patterns, gauges, and fixtures in order to assess

their conformance to established specifications.


Communicate the results of the inspection and its analysis to product engineer.


Provide programming, database setup, and technical support for engineering and manufacturing requirements.


Use discretion to schedule workflow based on priority and efficiency.


Perform routine production inspections as required.


Cooperate with peers by participating in an active cross-training environment.


Adhere to applicable quality standards, company policies and procedures, customer requirements, and safety initiatives.


Perform other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Post-secondary education and/or a technical trade certificate are an asset.

Skills and Abilities:


Ability to switch tasks quickly and efficiently.


Team oriented.


Thorough knowledge of measuring equipment and calibration techniques.


Ability to interpret blueprints and instructions.


Good communication skills.

Experience:


Previous layout, inspection, and/or calibration experience is preferred.

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:


Occasional bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling when retrieving and moving various items.


Lifting intermittently of various items. Typically, assistance would be provided for weights exceeding 35 pounds.


Good manual dexterity to operate computer equipment and precision measuring instruments.


Oral communication via telephone or in person while interacting with customers, suppliers, or other employees.


Position may require more than eight hours daily and more than five days weekly to complete work assignments.


Sitting in chairs (swivel, padded, and adjustable).



Squatting / crouching when retrieving stored items from lower shelves and file cabinets, making equipment / product inspections, etc.


Standing intermittently.


Visual monitoring of computer screens.

Equipment Used:


Computer, calipers, height gauges, and other measuring tools and equipment.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are performed primarily in manufacturing areas where compliance with applicable safety rules is required.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to work near moving mechanical parts and exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level is moderate.

Howmet offers a generous 401k retirement plan, medical insurance, and free access to additional resource such as our Employee Assistance Program’s: counseling, legal consulting, childcare, convenience services, and more.

Our Diversity Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) dedicated to fostering inclusive work environments that leverage the diversity of backgrounds, experience and thought within our organization.

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 a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., "Green Card Holder"), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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 2022 approximated $5.7 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