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Sleeve Heading Blind Bolt

locationTucson, AZ, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time


Howmet Aerospace has an opening for a Production Technician- Sleeve Heading Operator  in our Tucson AZ location.  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.

Responsible for the production of parts meeting print and specification requirements, and responsible for the care and maintenance of the equipment.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
  • Operate a variety of machine tools, machines to produce precision parts.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings & engineering information to determine methods, sequence of operations in order to fabricate product.
  • Ability to use micrometers, calipers and comparator.
  • Measure, examine & test completed units to detect defects.
  • Fabricate replacement and new parts for facility machinery.
  • Fabricate, erect, install, and maintain facility machinery.
  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance on facility machinery.
  • Troubleshoot and repair facility machinery.
  • Produce, rework and repair various machine tooling within the drawing and specification requirements. 
  • Maintain, clean and secure work area and tools.
  • Secure equipment when not in use.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Adhere to Howmet EH&S, Quality, Continuous Improvements and other Company Policies.






Attention to detail and strong communication skills are required.  Previous experience within a manufacturing environment is desired or have a background working with machinery.  Prefer previous hands-on experience using measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers and reading blueprints.

This position will physically require the incumbent to perform duties standing, walking, overhead reaching, lifting (35 – 40lbs), pushing and pulling totes, and leaning over machines, all equally on a regular basis.

High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution preferred but not 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.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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