Facilities Engineer

Dover, NJ

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 Facilities Project Specialist to join our Alloy facility located in Dover, New Jersey.

In this position you will be responsible for the design, construction, and installation of capital equipment with budgetary constraints. You will provide engineering support for manufacturing and maintenance. You will make continuous improvements on the manufacturing processes while also maintaining and upgrading the facility and equipment. All while maintaining environmental health and safety responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, construct and install new capital equipment for manufacturing.
  • Lead projects including defining scope, cost justification, developing project plans, managing implementation, and monitoring results.
  • Provide engineering support for manufacturing areas to resolve technical problems related to manufacturing equipment.
  • Investigate and recommend new manufacturing methods and equipment to reduce scrap and improve productivity.
  • Improve the availability of equipment thru data analysis and root cause problem solving.
  • Prepare Instructions outlining operating procedures for manufacturing & the maintenance departments.
  • Maintain and upgrade building and equipment systems – including vacuum pump, cooling tower, combustion, and material handling systems.
  • Recommend preventative maintenance procedures and frequency.
  • Read, analyze, interpret, and maintain building prints.
  • Troubleshoot, create and maintain equipment drawings, electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and PLC code.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions and effectively articulate this information to operations and maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution plus 8 years relevant experience or BS degree in engineering plus 3 years relevant experience.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering preferred.
  • General Knowledge of electrical codes and standards (ANSI, NEC).
  • General Knowledge of mechanical drawings and AutoCAD.
  • Working Knowledge in PLC Systems – Allen Bradley Studio 5000.


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.

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; Shift premium.

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.

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.

If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email [email protected]

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