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Process Modeling Engineer

Process Modeling Engineer

locationHampton, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Engineering
Full Time


Howmet Aerospace, 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. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com. Follow @howmet: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Howmet Engine Systems is currently seeking an experienced Operations professional to join our team in Hampton, Virginia.

Are you an empowered Lead Team Partner with the drive to transform ideas into sustainable value?Weare seeking individuals who have a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a manufacturing environment, as well as the passion to put that experience to work to lead activities and support plant/location team to achieve manufacturing excellence.  Our organization is dedicated to rapid, profitable growth through operational excellence and career development.  If you are an energetic professional that wants to be a part of a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply.

Job Summary: This position involves working in a close team environment performing three-dimensional process modeling finite element simulations to support Howmet’s casting facilities.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities:
  • Constructing and solving large 3-D finite element models of supplied electronic data for prediction and reduction of as-cast defects in our equiaxed and/or directionally solidified product lines.
  • Development and improvement of the procedures, boundary conditions, material databases and application of process modeling for investment casting foundry applications.
  • Application of general heat transfer and fluid dynamics modeling resources within Howmet Engines.
  • Advance the technical capability of Howmet’s castings through simulated design trade studies of the investment casting manufacturing process.


Basic Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering Discipline.
  • The ability to set up and analyze fluid flow, heat transfer and stress/strain finite element models of Howmet Engines’ manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge in finite element casting simulation, thermal analysis, stress/strain analysis or computational fluid dynamics analysis and advanced CAD experience required.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in an Engineering Discipline
  • More than one-year industrial experience
  • Extensive working knowledge of ProCAST, finite element analysis, and/or computational fluid dynamics.
  • Basic knowledge of investment casting manufacturing process
  • Experience with JMatPro (or other CALPHAD computer software).
  • Knowledge and training in physical metallurgy and mechanics of materials
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed or team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.


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.

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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.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email TalentAcquisitionCoE_Howmet@howmet.com