Working at Elmet
What’s it like working at Elmet Technologies? We’re glad you asked! Elmet will help you develop new skills and fast-track your career. Our team is committed to a positive work environment and helping each employee grow throughout their journey with us. Come join the growing Elmet Technologies team in Lewiston, Maine!
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Come Join Our Team!
We thank you for considering joining our unsung heroes who make the critical parts that go into some of the most advanced medical, aerospace, and defense applications. Our teams and projects support companies such as NASA, Philips Medical, Intel, General Dynamics, Boeing, Lockheed Martin Space, and even surgical robot systems.
Every person, at every stage of our production is a valuable contributor. Like a puzzle, each member is a necessary piece to complete the larger picture. At Elmet, we’re always looking for talented people to join our dynamic team!
Together at Elmet: What We Do
We work with Refractory Metals – unique metals with the highest known melting points, which are used in highly technical applications. Our teams work together with structured roles, and you can find a postion on our team, even without a lot of experience – just an interest in learning, growing, and developing your skill set.
Established in 1929, Elmet is the sole 100% US, fully-integrated manufacturer of molybdenum and tungsten metals. At our large, world-class facility in Lewiston, Maine, we produce mill, machined, and fabricated products to our customers’ most exacting specifications. We utilize state-of-the-art powder metallurgy processes to support our customers in aerospace, semiconductor, medical, defense, among other critical and cutting-edge markets.
Ever have a CAT scan? Laparoscopic surgery? Know someone who has? Odds are, those machines house parts that we’ve made. Have you ever seen a plane refuel in midair? That’s only possible from parts we fabricate.
Where else can you take a powder and use fire to turn it into metal?
Well, that’s the simplified version of what you’d be doing.
Working at Elmet Technologies: Why Maine and Lewiston
Elmet is headquartered in Lewiston, Maine, which is an affordable, growing, and vibrant city – just 45 minutes North of Portland and close to beaches and mountains. Sunday River Ski Area is only an hour away.
Parts of the Mid-Coast region are only one hour away, with some towns even closer. Portland is 45 minutes away. The region has attracted nationwide attention and high regard in recent years. Portland and the Greater Portland area ranked atop many Best of City lists. The coastal city and surrounding towns provide a unique and balanced lifestyle to those who live, work, and play in the Southern Maine region.
Both the Lewiston-Auburn and Greater Portland metro areas provide a vibrant work-life environment.
These are robust and growing areas, rich with unique eateries, arts and culture venues, athletic organizations, and a great outdoors lifestyle. Whether you prefer the ocean, lakes, rivers, mountains, or all of the above, you will find a scenic environment to work and live.
Recently, developers in Lewiston have been converting its mill district (think: rustic, red brick, high ceilings, historic buildings) into living and working spaces. As the Greater Portland area continues to grow, the Lewiston-Auburn area does too – and it’s already showing! New restaurants, start-up businesses, gathering areas, entertainment venues, and activity centers are popping up each day. Come see Maine’s #1 and #2 cities!
You Should Be Here!
- Portland was ranked as the No. 8 best place to live in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report in 2022-2023
- Portland, Maine was voted one of the 2019 best small cities to live in by Money “Best Places to Live.”
- Another recognition for “One of the best U.S. towns to live in” comes from The Guardian
- Portland ranked among the best cities to find a job in 2019 by CNBC
- Sterling’s Best Places name Portland as one of the greenest cities
What You Can Expect From Us:
- Benefits starting day one!
- Programs to fast-track your career
- A positive, engaging, and collaborative work environment
- Opportunities to engage in various aspects of the business
- Seamless integration into our team with on-the-job training
- Dedicated leadership team, committed to employee success
- Employee programs for wellness, recognition, tools, and equipment
Currently, Elmet is welcoming all candidates with or without experience in manufacturing, production, engineering, machining and / or industrial settings. Our team will help create a structured role for you, so you can come in and learn without a lot of experience – just an interest in making things!
Questions about Working at Elmet? Let us answer them!
Contact our Talent Acquistion Team today at [email protected].