Website Howmet Aerospace

Project Engineer Job Highlights

Title Project Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 3+ Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Waco, TX, United States
Company Howmet Aerospace

Company Profile

Howmet Aerospace provides advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, and forged wheels for commercial transportation.

Job Profile

Howmet Fastening Systems is looking for a Project Engineer in our R&D Department.  The individual provides Project level responsibility for creating new fastener products geared towards electrical connection and grounding applications.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Electromechanical Engineering (BSEE) from a college or university.

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 3+ years of experience in any combination of OEM product-related machine controls design, resistance welding, PLC programming, robotic programming, electrical circuit design, Arduino programming, etc.

Preferred Ones

  • 5+ years experience in any combination of OEM product-related machine controls design, resistance welding, PLC programming, robotic programming, electrical circuit design, Arduino programming, etc.
  • Direct experience in product design for sales of products used by manufacturers
  • Direct experience with automotive resistance welding processes
  • Direct experience with electrical panel/connection component design, testing, and analysis (e.g. terminal blocks, grounding lugs, surge suppressors, splices/termination, etc.
  • P.E. license in a related engineering discipline

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop and carry out test procedures of fastened joints to satisfy customer expectations (electrical related) such as thermal cycling effect on conductivity, general ground bond integrity, and current-carrying capacity
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
  • Machine controls design and PLC programming to support tooling division new product development (Hydraulic power units, process monitoring, field mountable counters).
  • Maintains full compliance and conducts all activities in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Project level responsibility for creating new fastener products geared towards electrical connection and grounding applications
  • Technical application support of resistance spot riveting process with respect to weld schedule development for automotive and other applications
  • Works with customers and sales/marketing to find and develop electrical connection and grounding applications
  • Performs other duties as required.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Design of machine control circuits
  • Electrical analysis software (TBD)
  • Familiarity with UL specification requirements/testing for fastening components used in grounding or current-carrying applications
  • PLC programming – Allen Bradley
  • Solidworks, Cocreate, MS Office
  • Testing and specification of electrical connections and components
  • Excellent organizational and presentation skills
  • Solid understanding of mechanical engineering basics (statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, etc.)

Other Requirements

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Employer’s Statement

Howmet Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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