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Manufacturing Engineer - Heat Treat

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
35 days ago

Company Description

Chromalloy is a global engineering & solutions company. We are a leading provider of aftermarket parts, repairs, and solutions that safely & reliably extend the life of aircraft engines and gas turbines. We develop, manufacture, and repair critical turbine components for a range of engine platforms. Our solutions support the engines running the aerospace, energy, and defense industries around the world.

Chromalloy employees are proud, passionate problem-solvers who strive to live our values every day. A career with Chromalloy is an opportunity to learn from top industry experts, work with important technologies, and unlock a passion for innovation. Join our team of experts, innovators, and problem-solvers delivering world-class solutions for our customers. Be part of something bigger with Chromalloy.

Job Description


The Heat Treatment Department of Chromalloy Castings Tampa processes superalloy castings through various thermal cycles to produce specified microstructural and mechanical characteristics in the metal components.  Like other process areas of the facility, the area is monitored by a manufacturing engineer, also referred to as a “process owner”, who is responsible for the engineering of the area.  The process owner defines the working parameters, techniques and equipment / tools to use for each component to be processed through the operations of that department.  Therefore, the process owner is not only responsible for the actual processing of the component but also the documentation of the procedures, standards and usage as associated with the process.

A manufacturing engineer, or process owner, identifies as the engineering expert of the area and as such is expected to be a self-starter and contact point of the manufacturing area.  The process owner is expected to provide solutions as are identified as part of daily work and also provide continuous improvement in the area especially as it relates to safety, throughput and scrap reduction.  This position reports to the manufacturing engineering manager, who is responsible for all manufacturing processing areas of the Tampa facility. A manufacturing engineer is a salaried, full time position with typical full time benefits.

Essential Duties:

  • Utilizes process knowledge, basic engineering principles, previous experience, and creativity as necessary to develop processes that result in the production of quality castings that conform to customer specifications and delivery deadlines.
  • Review customer specifications and blueprints to determine the procedures, testing, and routing sequences required to meet the metallurgical part requirements to continue the manufacturing process.
  • Participate in and perform hands-on troubleshooting, calibrations, maintenance (including preventative maintenance) and repair of the heat treatment furnaces and related equipment.
  • Develop and maintain shop instruction templates & general standard procedures.
  • Request quotes for equipment and supplies with followup requisition requests.
  • Work towards continuous improvement in the heat treat area such as sourcing new equipment and fixtures, implementing process improvements, and recommending upgrades.
  • Perform & evaluate pyrometry surveys.

Work Environment / Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet in office areas to very loud in the manufacturing environment.  However, the eight-hour time weighted exposure to noise averages less than 85 dBA.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



  • Engineering Degree or Background of Equivalent Experience, especially with a broad knowledge of electrical and vacuum technology.
  • Familiarity with Metallurgical Concepts
  • Familiarity with Furnaces, Controllers, HMIs, and Gauges
  • User of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with Six Sigma Methods and Tools, and Associated Engineering Statistical Methods


  • Self-Motivated Characteristics with Responsibility Ownership
  • Ability to work well with ever-changing priorities and/or situations
  • Exhibit and maintain positive, solutions-oriented attitude toward work and co-workers
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work well under stress, despite numerous interruptions
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail in assigned tasks on a consistent basis
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of associates
  • Team-oriented attitude and focus with strong ability to collaborate with others


Additional Information

Chromalloy is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran's status, or visual, hearing, mental or physical disability.

Any offer of employment will also be conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen in accordance with company policy and applicable federal and state regulations.

If this position requires access to export-controlled technology and technical data, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations and or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, any offer of employment is contingent upon Chromalloy’s determination, in its sole discretion, if any additional authorization for the employee to access such technology is required and obtainable in a manner that meets its immediate business needs prior to beginning work.



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