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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.
Responsible for the chemical analysis of incoming, in-process and finished good samples. Technicians verify analysis data into Laboratory Information System (LIMS) - including release of materials and/or products. Calibration and basic maintenance of laboratory equipment.
Work safely. Adhere to all company and regulatory EH&S policies and procedures. Look for safety issues and notify leadership of all safety concerns.
Adheres to all Company 6-S initiatives and policies.
Performs chemical analysis using established procedures and operates analytical instruments and apparatus for the chemical evaluation of samples from the C-M melt shop, customers, raw material vendors, and non-routine samples as assigned.
Records, reports, and maintains records of these functions.
Available for overtime without prior notice.
Responsible for the daily maintenance, standardization and adjustment of the analytical equipment to ensure proper operation and maintain accuracy. Reports malfunctions to the Laboratory Manager.
Responsible for the collection and preparation of samples, analytical testing, recording, reporting, and maintaining records of results, and notifying appropriate personnel of results.
Responsible for the maintenance of control specifications of materials analyzed, maintaining adequate analytical standards library, and preparation and maintenance of calibration curves.
Maintains an adequate reserve of supplies to perform job functions. Advises Laboratory Manager of requirements.
Assists other technicians or assumes duties of absent Laboratory Technician(s) as necessary or as assigned by the Laboratory Manager.
Assists the Laboratory Manager in the instruction of new Lab Technicians as to their laboratory duties and analytical procedures associated with their positions.
Responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of work area, associated laboratory area, and equipment.
Performs additional routine or experimental work as required or assigned by the Laboratory Manger.
Assists or assumes the duties of any and all Laboratory personnel as required regardless of shift.
Weekend coverage per established schedule.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience
Two-year degree in Applied Science with an emphasis in chemistry and/or two (2) years' experience of laboratory experience required.
LECO and/or XRF analysis of steel, specialty steel and/or superalloy materials preferred.
Basic math aptitude.
Ability to read, comprehend, and communicate technical information.
Knowledge of the Periodic Table of Elements.
Precise, detail oriented, analytical ability.
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.
This position requires use of information or access to production processes subject to national security controls under U.S. export control laws and regulations (including, but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)). To be qualified to work in this facility, a successful applicant must be a U.S. Person, as defined in those regulations, and able to supply evidence of that qualification prior to starting work or be authorized to receive controlled information under a specific license or permission from the relevant government agency. The U.S. export control regulations define a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), and certain categories of Asylees and Refugees.
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.