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With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.
PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.
In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.
This position is responsible for monitoring, troubleshooting, and improving processes directly related to the melting and manufacturing process.
Works safely. Adheres to all company and regulatory EH&S and 6S policies and procedures and helps ensure all employees are working in a safe manner. Looks for potential safety issues and offers safety suggestions.
Conducts studies, analyzes data, evaluates operations, and provides recommendations for improving utilization of equipment, personnel, materials and utilities.
Plays an active role in cost reduction, interference management and labor productivity improvement efforts.
Develops and establishes best manufacturing practices, standards, processes, procedures and assures their effective implementation and on-going review.
Evaluates equipment, operational sequences, and material flows to determine employee job functions and identify opportunities for automation.
Leads activities to improve data collection methods and updating of standards to accurately model work load capacities.
Works with and evaluates outside suppliers, service providers, vendors, equipment manufacturers, as needed to support projects and continuous improvement activities.
Assists in maintaining and developing state of the art manufacturing technology to support the company's strategic objectives.
Prepares reports, writes procedures and manufacturing work instructions, makes presentations to communicate information, and provides operator training as required.
Manages assigned projects assuring timely completion in accordance with established parameters.
Works with all levels of the organization as technical support to assist in various assigned projects.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and experience
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related degree required
2+ years experience manufacturing engineering experience preferred
Background/knowledge of mechanical systems (pneumatic, hydraulic, motor drives, etc.) preferred
Improvement-oriented mindset, shows initiative, generates improvement ideas.
Determination and assertiveness to accomplish goals and company objectives.
Highly analytical, detail-oriented mindset. Data-driven decision making.
Strong reasoning ability and problem solving/trouble-shooting skills. Able to mentally process and comprehend complex issues involving multiple variables.
Ability to understand complex equipment mechanically and operationally.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to establish effective intra- personal relationships with all levels of the organization.
Presents information, data and conclusions in a clear, concise manner.
Strong time management and multi-tasking skills, can organize, prioritize and balance time to meet established deadlines.
Highly competent in Microsoft and other computer applications for information and data management, basic understanding of PLC programming.
Ability to read and design blueprints, single line diagrams and other technical specifications.
The Company retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear; frequently required to stand, walk or sit; regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.
The typical work environment is a standard office setting / office contained in a foundry or manufacturing setting. The employee is occasionally required to perform work in a foundry environment with occasional exposure to work near moving mechanical parts / work in high temperatures / risk of electrical shock; the typical noise level is moderate noise.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.