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Project Engineer

Company: Howmet Aerospace
Location: Waco
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Howmet Fastening Systems is looking for a Project Engineer in our R&D Department. This role provides Project level responsibility for creating new fastener products geared towards electrical connection and grounding applications. This position will be based in our Waco, TX plant.Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Machine controls design and PLC programming to support tooling division new product development (Hydraulic power units, process monitoring, field mountable counters).
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintains full compliance and conducts all activities in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required.
    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in electrical or electromechanical engineering (BSEE)
    • Solid understanding of mechanical engineering basics (statics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, etc.)
    • 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.
    • Excellent organizational and presentation skills
    • 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 an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.Preferred
      • P.E. license in related engineering discipline
      • 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 electrical panel/connection component design, testing and analysis (for example: terminal blocks, grounding lugs, surge suppressors, splices/termination etc.
      • Direct experience with automotive resistance welding processesSkills
        • Design of machine control circuits
        • Testing and specification of electrical connections and components
        • PLC programming - Allen Bradley
        • Solidworks, Cocreate, MS Office
        • Electrical analysis software (TBD)
        • Familiarity with UL specification requirements/testing for fastening components used in grounding or current carrying applications
          About Howmet Aerospace

          Howmet Aerospace Inc., 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. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company's differentiated technologies enable lighter, more fuel-efficient aircraft to operate with a lower carbon footprint. For more information, visit www.howmet.com

Keywords: Howmet Aerospace, Waco , Project Engineer, Engineering , Waco, Texas

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