Production Worker (Cutter - 2nd Shift)
Dover, NJ 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

Howmet Engines is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. We excel in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts that enable the next generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation. 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.

Howmet Aerospace is currently looking a Cutter to join our Howmet Casting located in Dover, New Jersey. The work hours for this is an Afternoon Shift position are Monday-Friday 2PM - 10PM. Training on 1st Shift

New Hire Starting Hourly Rate: $26.04; After 12 Months: $28.59

Position will receive an hourly "shift premium" while assigned to an off-shift

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.

This position is responsible for cutting the castings from sprues.

* Expected to assist in the implementation of Howmet Aerospace's EHS 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

* Cut castings from sprues or gates of cast clusters using the various pieces of cutting equipment assigned to the department. This includes wet saw, pull down, hand cut, Kalamazoo saws, automated saws, water jets, and similar equipment.

  • May work with various fixtures or gages;
  • May work with Plasma Arc cutting torch;
  • May work with Electric Arc burning torch.

* Perform alloy verification procedure (after certification is obtained);
* Keep scrap and spruing separate with proper identity;
* Perform K/O procedure and/or KOH soak/Core removal procedure, Water Hone or Sand Blast (cleaning) of castings when necessary;
* Maintain identity of castings through all operations;
* Maintain records as required;
* Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion;
* Cut/Grind casting, remove sprues or gates from cast clusters using the cutting/grinding equipment assigned to the department;
* Required to fulfill Shell Remover duties at times.

Other Skills/Abilities
* Must be able to communicate effectively (written and verbal) in English;
* Must be able to pass eye exam demonstrating the vision requirements needed for this job;
* Required to obtain alloy verification certification.

, Qualifications


  • This position entails access to export-controlled items and employment offers are conditioned upon an applicant's ability to lawfully obtain access to such items
  • 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;
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Candidates residing within a 50 miles radius of Dover NJ will only be considered;
  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution.


  • Ability to work flexible hours including night and weekends with little advanced notice.


  • This job requires the use of a face piece to face respirator, therefore, must be clean shaven in the areas where the face piece meets the face;
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. frequently;
  • Must be able t pass requirements to utilize hoists and or mobile equipment
  • Requires continuously standing, walking, stooping/crouching; also requires frequently kneeling, bending, pushing/pulling while standing and climbing;
  • Frequently operates machinery including, alloy verification, cut-off, and shell removal equipment, KOH Soak & Rinse Tanks, abrasive wheel cut-off arbor machines; Plasma Arc cutting torch, Electric Arc burning torch;
  • Uses various fixtures, gages, wheels and tools for free hand cutting;
  • Wears Occlusive Clothing and required PPE.


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.

, About Us
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, 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.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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, About the Team
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.
, Job Info
  • Job Identification 108235
  • Job Category Operations
  • Posting Date 03/07/2024, 06:21 PM
  • Locations 9 Roy Street, Dover, NJ, 07801-4308, US
  • Job Schedule Full time
  • Remote Work Schedule Availability? None
  • ITAR This position entails access to export-controlled items and employment offers are conditioned upon an applicant's ability to lawfully obtain access to such items


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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