Quality Technician I (1st shift)
Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Posted on: January 21, 2023
United States of America
State / County
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.
Business Profile: Wyman-Gordon is a worldwide supplier to the
aerospace and industrial gas turbine markets. We hold quality
accreditations for all of the major airframe and engine
manufacturers for both civil and military applications.
Wyman-Gordon creates rotating closed-die forgings which are
critical for aerospace and land-based gas turbines. Wyman-Gordon
also manufactures structural forgings for airframe, nuclear,
petrochemical, power generation, and space applications.Location
Profile: Located in Paramount, California, Press Forge is a premium
supplier of forging services and products to commercial and
military aerospace, nuclear, oil and gas exploration, and
industrial markets. We are the largest forger in the United States
dedicated to the conversion of customer owned material. Our
commitment is to process your material to your exact requirements
with the flexibility and short lead times only a company our size
can provide. We are the experts in material conversion and forging
of titanium, steel, and high temperature alloys.Position Summary:
Under direct supervision, level one quality technicians perform
basic inspections tasks relating to in-process inspection, final
inspection and receiving inspection. The Quality Technician is
responsible for sampling, measuring and verifying that manufactured
products meet pre-determined quality standards, ensuring effective
production operation during shift and assisting the shop floor crew
to avoid downtime or nonproduction time. This position calls upon a
basic understanding of shop math, print reading, measuring tools,
product segregation, and quality reporting. 0-1 YOEPrimary Duties &
Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, ability and/or competency needed for successful performance
in the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
- Comply with PCC Code of Conduct Requirements and all PCC
Cardinal Rules (e.g., Quality and Safety).
- All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an
honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in
conformance with applicable Company policies and procedures.
- In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of Company
policies and procedures, employees are required to request
clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company
- Generate loading map and Process Observation Sheets.
- Witness Load Up and light-up forge furnaces.
- Measure the temperature of forged parts using an Infrared
- Measure hot and cold forged parts and document dimensions.
- Document fixed process requirements, such as cooling method,
temperature deviation and wall reduction when applicable.
- Operate forklift and manipulators.
- Communicate with the Press Crew and document any deviations and
report to Quality Manager.
- Ensure a clean and safe work area.
- Data Entry to complete shift paperwork and SPC.
- Assist in production as necessary.
- Cover multiples crews when required.
- Assist with furnace curing and minor preventive maintenance or
repairs when required.
- Considerable care must be exercised when performing duties in
order to avoid downtime or non-production time.
- Other duties as assigned.Requirements
- High school diploma or GED required.
- Relevant certificate of completion from a technical school
preferred but not required.
- Experience in forge industry is highly preferred but not
- 1+ years of related work experience and/or training; or
equivalent combination of education and experience.Physical
DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is
regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach
with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently
required to stand; walk and sit. The employee occasionally lifts
and/or moves up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust
focus.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job.
- Forging and manufacturing environments.
- Will be working near operating furnaces and constantly exposed
to dirt, noise and the extreme heat of hot furnaces.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.This
description is intended to describe the type and level of work
being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an
exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a
person so classified.The job may require additional hours beyond a
40-hour workweek.Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity
employer commit ted 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.Note: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. 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.
For informational purposes only, the range of pay for this role is
$18 to $26 US Dollar (USD) Hourly based on a variety of factors.
For informational purposes only, this role is eligible to
participate in the Company's Quarterly Cash Bonus Plan, paid out at
the quarterly bonus factor of 1X the Company's bonus multiple,
based on the Company's performance in the applicable quarter.
Employees will receive 40 hours paid time off every year. Employees
will also receive 10 paid holidays. Employees (and their families)
are eligible to participate in the company's medical, dental,
vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are eligible to enroll
in the Company's 401(k) plan.
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