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.
Setup of machines through use of proper tools, and the most efficient technique. Align vises, fixtures with indicator to be parallel or square to a reference surface. Indicate position of the fixture and parts. Set axis to correct position by using the right numeric code. Load and unload the program.
Participate in the update and maintenance of set up sheets for all parts through the work center.
Operate machine with proper guarding in place, report any damaged guarding, tool holders, tools etc. Ensure guards are replaced after set up. Monitor oil levels of machine; keep machine and tools in condition.
Check the first part and make sure that all the dimensions are within tolerance.
Change and modify programs where applicable.
Change tool length and diameter offsets, fixture and pallet offsets.
Modify and grind cutting tools as required, and use proper feed and speed for maximum efficiency.
Keep production running; debur and prep parts for loading, or clean parts to reload.
Check parts, debur, tapping, counter boring and cleaning up tools holders from the previous setup.
Prepare tools and fixtures for the next job, get new tools, use regrind tools as required. Make sure to plan ahead when special tools may be required.
Follow Health and Safety Policies and practice safe work habits, industrial hygiene and good housekeeping around benches and machines.
Identify opportunities for improvement via new tooling, set up reduction concepts and programming changes to improve cost and delivery
Participate in root cause and corrective action identification for inferior quality parts.
All other duties as assigned.
Ability to use all the available measuring tools such as micrometer, dial gauges, deep micrometer, vernier, measuring block, and height gauges
Ability to create layouts, read and interpret blue prints and drawings
Full understanding of geometric tolerances
Ability to identify wear of cutting tools (inserts, drills, end mills, boring bars, etc.)
Ability to change and set cutting tools
Experience in the aerospace industry an asset
A Certificate of Qualification as a General Machinist or equivalent and additional upgrading courses involving CNC technology required.
Minimum 3 years' experience running CNC machines
Basic computer skills are an asset; Fanuc or Mazak control knowledge is a must.