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General Forge Helper 5pm-5am Shift Temp to Hire

General Forge Helper 5pm-5am Shift Temp to Hire

locationRochester, NY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/24/2024
Full Time

Howmet Engine Systems has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing General Forge Helper to assist in the manufacturing process at our facility in Rochester, NY.

Basic Function:

Work in all metal forgings positions to assist operators in the completion of customer orders. This position is based in our Rochester, NY facility.  Candidates should be shift flexible and able to work 12-hour shifts.

  • Assist in the set-up and operation of hydraulic industrial forging equipment
  • Set, adjust and monitor CN programs to process hot and cold forging rings
  • Measure and record dimensions of forgings using scales, calipers and other tools
  • Set, adjust and monitor furnaces to ensure material is heated properly and fully
  • Follow all Howmet quality procedures to meet customer requirements
  • Read and interpret travelers to create forgings meeting customer prints 
  • Interpret basic drawings to ensure parts and tooling are conforming
  • Visually inspect parts to identify and notify engineering of defects
  • Use forklifts and manipulators to transport and move hot and cold material
  • Perform preventative maintenance daily
  • Clean, paint and maintain assigned cell as required by your supervisor
  • Work with other departments and shifts to ensure business needs are met
  • Follow all safety procedures and assist in notification of improvement areas
  • Strong teamwork skills in order to work with different teams and leads on a daily basis
  • May be required to wear a respirator or supplied air system
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read a ruler and compete basic arithmetic
  • Must be able to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to multi-task and overcome obstacles as they arise
  • Continuously lift up to 30 lbs
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts
  • Available to work nights and weekends

Salary Range:

$18/hr. for temporary employment, increase if hired.  This position is eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus if hired

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. Our primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With $6.6 billion in revenue in 2023, our products play a crucial role in enabling fuel efficiency and lightweighting, contributing to our customers’ success and making a positive impact on the world. To learn more about the way Howmet Aerospace Inc. is advancing the sustainability of our customers, markets, and communities where we operate, review the 2023 Environmental Social and Governance report at

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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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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.