2nd shift, Metal Extrusion Operator Level 2 at Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Irvine, California

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United States of America

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Wyman Gordon





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Full Time

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1 2021

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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and about 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, forgings, and clad products 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.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 20,000 people worldwide. PCC has over 120 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. 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

PCC Rollmet is a leading manufacturer of cold worked and annealed pipe for the petrochemical, energy and defense industries. We provide precision thin wall seamless cylindrical shapes, pipes and tubes across a wide range of materials, including nickel alloy, stainless steel, aluminum, and ferritic alloy. PCC Rollmet has pioneered our unique Cold Roll Extrusion process to manufacture precision thin wall tubes under 0.75" thicknesses. Strengths of our cold roll extruded, solid-solution alloy pipes are greater than those of conventionally manufactured pipe and tube, due to the fine-grain size achieved through cold working and recrystallization.

Position Summary

Under minimal supervision, level two metal extrusion operators complete a number of metal extrusion tasks such as setting up and operating various types of extrusion equipment, and performing in process inspection. This role will require basic mechanical aptitude, basic shop math, basic print reading, the use of common hand tools, basic inspection tools, basic trouble shooting, and intermediate knowledge of material forming techniques including internal and external cold roll extrusion.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work safely under functional safety guidelines such as PPE and equipment interaction.

  • Adheres to quality processes including in-process inspection to ensure compliance with quality specifications.

  • Correctly interpret work orders and verify documentation

  • Work in a team environment, i.e. follow instructions and assist others as needed.

  • Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Perform daily housekeeping / 6S activities as required.

  • Perform visual inspection to verify no defects or damage

  • Adhere to the Business Quality Management System (BQMS)

  • Run advanced extrusion independently (ie Barnes, 30" + 20" Pipe)

  • Perform change set up for multiple jobs

  • Perform tooling change when necessary

  • Knowledgeable of running multiple advanced machines

  • Ability to run legacy programs without supervision

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested by supervisor or manager.

Experience & Education

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Typically 2-4 Years of Experience

Required Skills

  • Basic English language skills and the ability to read, follow, and interpret planning and work order instructions

  • Ability to verify part quantity and perform visual inspection for defects or damage

  • Punctuality

  • The ability to perform basic shop math, fractions, decimals.

  • The ability to navigate intranet to locate process documents - basic computer skills

  • Proficient knowledge of metals and how they react to extrusion process

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required due to government military contracts.

Working Conditions:

  • Constant exposure to indoor manufacturing environment

  • Constant exposure to moderate noise

  • Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes, odors, coolants, hot / cold temperatures, inside / outside noise vibration, standing on concrete for long hours and wet or uneven surfaces.

  • Must be able to work any shift including overtime, weekends and holidays if scheduled.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to thirty-five (35) pounds on a repetitive basis.

  • Must be able to stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and work at heights on an intermittent basis for up to twelve (12) hours.

  • Requires hand manipulation including simple grasping, pushing and pulling of materials.

  • Must be able to safety operate an overhead crane.

  • Must be able to reach and work above and below the shoulder level.

  • Must be able to work with and around forklifts and hazardous machinery.

  • Must be able to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Visual acuity skill to detect any flaws in the parts being inspected.

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.

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