Precision Castparts Corp.
Valencia, CA, United States
Bluecollar, Entry Level
Machinist (Gantry Experience Required)
Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves. The company has a history of superior earnings growth and was the fourth best performing stock in the S&P 500 during the last decade, up 1580%.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over $10 billion publicly traded company (NYSE: PCP) employs more than 29,500 people worldwide. PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.
Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp. Mr. Buffet stated, “I’ve admired PCC’s operation for a long time. For good reasons, it is the supplier of choice for the world’s aerospace industry, one of the largest sources of American exports. Berkshire’s Board of Directors is proud that PCC has joined Berkshire.”
“We are very pleased to be joining forces with Berkshire Hathaway,” said Mark Donegan, PCC’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We see a unique alignment between Warren’s management and investment philosophy and how we manage PCC for the long-term. We believe that as part of Berkshire Hathaway, PCC will be exceptionally well-positioned to support our customers’ needs into the future. This transaction offers compelling and immediate value for our shareholders, and allows PCC’s employees to continue to operate in the same manner that has generated many years of exceptional service and performance to our customers.”
PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry, which now includes more than 35 plants in the U.S, Europe and Asia with over 5000 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, Noranco and Kalistrut. Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China.
Aerospace Dynamics International, Inc. (ADI) manufactures machined parts and assemblies for the commercial and military aerospace industries. It offers structural components, caps, panels, bulkheads, fittings, longerons, spars, chords, wing ribs, thrust reversers, structural machine parts, manufacturing tooling and stretch form blocks.
ADI was acquired by PCC in April 2014. The company has received significant capital investments since the acquisition and has a highly positive growth trajectory ahead. Comprising seven facilities on its campus in Valencia, CA, ADI has over 700 full-time employees on staff.
Level one machinists are expected to load and unload parts for the operation of 3-5 axis CNC mill and lathe machine cells. These individuals work under direct supervision in order to produce complex machined aerospace parts. Level one machinists are responsible for in process inspection of machined product, which requires basic competencies in shop math, hand measuring tools and documentation. Level one machinists are also responsible for some deburr operations. Additionally, these individuals will be expected to perform basic preventative machine maintenance, which includes checking and adjusting coolant and lube levels and maintaining area cleanliness. This is an entry level position that typically requires 0-2 years of experience.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Work safely under functional safety guidelines such as PPE and equipment interaction.
Load and unload product to be machined in a number of fixtures and operations.
Protect machines and machined product by following processes and procedures such as part loading, being in control of the machine, and safely transporting product over short distances.
Perform and record in process inspection actions such as measuring and validating part features in light of customer supplied dimensional tolerances and specifications.
Perform basic deburr operations such as edge breaking and light surface blending using a number of deburr tools and media.
Interact with production tracking tools such as Labor Track and Shop Trak to charge time to job orders and claim parts at the end of the shift.
The ability to read and write English.
An introductory competence in shop math such as working with fractions and decimals.
A basic knowledge of inspection tools and their proper use.
A basic knowledge of hand tools and mechanical application regarding nuts and bolts.
A basic knowledge of part holding methods and procedures.
A basic knowledge of deburr tools and methods.
The ability to interact with computers and CNC controls at a basic level.
Position requires the ability to lift up to 40 lbs
This position requires basic experience working with mechanical processes and methods such as hand tools, and light equipment such as saws, drills and pneumatic tools.
Previous gantry machining experience required
1-2 years of experience
Level of Education:
GED or High School diploma preferred but not required.
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.
Precision Castparts Corp.
Website : http://www.precast.com/