Heat Treater

Heat Treater

Howmet Aerospace | LaPorte, IN, 46350, US
Salary Range:$35,000 – $49,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 23 days ago

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Work as a team member to provide critical heat treatment for castings per work instructions.


+ Must be able to read and interpret Product Criteria (PC) and Activity Instructions (AI)

+ Long periods of standing

+ Pushing, pulling and twisting

+ Understanding of computer software applications

+ Vision standards

+ Must be able to function as a member of a team and be able to work under general supervision.

+ Must be able to work and function in a fast-paced environment.

+ Basic knowledge of computers

+ Must be able to maintain expected quality levels.


Job responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ Heat casting to a desired temperature to perform different operations of work, weld, grind, and other various functions to reach final Rockwell hardness requirement.

+ Select castings to satisfy production schedules and furnace capacity

+ Verify casting and routing ticket information

+ Monitor operating parameters of furnaces and report malfunctions

+ Complete necessary paperwork, chart entries and traceability reports

+ Operate hardness testing equipment and interpret readings

+ Operate electrical furnaces

+ Load and unload castings into heat treat fixtures

+ Load and unload heat treat fixtures into furnace

+ Perform quenching and cooling operations

+ Perform routine maintenance on equipment

+ Expedite castings between heat treat area and subsequent operational area

+ Communication status of operation with subsequent shifts

+ Hot straightening at extreme temperature

+ Perform other various duties as required

+ Employees are expected to work overtime as needed.

Requisition ID: 101947