Facilities/Manufacturing Engineer - SSBO

United States of America
Engineering General, Operations
Full Time
January 1 2020



With more than 150 operations and about 22,000 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 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. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

PCC Structurals is the world leader in superalloy, aluminum and titanium investment casting.  With applications in jet aircraft engines, airframes, industrial gas turbine (IGT) engines, military armaments, medical prosthesis, and many other industrial markets, we provide a wide portfolio  of high-quality components, some as large as 100 inches (250cm).


As the original business unit for Precision Castparts, you can count on PCC Structurals’ extensive experience and knowledge to consistently provide high-quality castings, even at significant volumes.


PCC Structurals also provides solidification modeling, in-house rapid prototyping (including SLA), digital radiography, hot isostatic pressing, precision machining and protective coating services. We operate 11 manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe.

Located in Clackamas, Oregon, PCC Small Structures Business Operations (SSBO) specializes in air and Vacuum Investment Cast Components for Aerospace, Energy, and Commercial Applications. Our robust engineering team, in-house prototyping capability, and 197,000 square feet of manufacturing space make it the ideal facility to bring your development program into production.

In this role, you will be a key member of the SSBO Manufacturing Engineering Team. The team focuses on providing solutions for a variety of manufacturing challenges in the aerospace industry. Some solutions we provide include equipment-based project management, critical infrastructure improvements, and technical advice pertaining to industrial equipment
• Write and submit documentation for capital project funding
• Project management of equipment procurement for production needs
• Responsible for the specification of custom equipment when needed
• Direct installation of equipment and processes in the manufacturing environment
• Develop and adhere to project timetables and budgets
• Provide after-installation equipment support and improvement
• Oversee general construction projects
• Create project presentation content for engineering management
• Create and maintain 2D/3D drawings of the facility and manufacturing equipment
• Work directly with multiple teams to successfully achieve varied goals
• Assist other PCC engineering teams on solving equipment-based product problems
• Use math and statistical information to prove and model plans
• Work closely with and favorably represent PCC with customers and suppliers
• Minimum B.S. in mechanical/industrial engineering or related field
• Minimum 5 years of related work experience
• Minimum 3 years of project management experience
• Experience procuring or working with industrial equipment
• Experience managing project timelines and budgets
• Logical and analytic approach to problem solving
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Knowledge of furnaces, pressure vessels, and other related foundry equipment
• Understanding of hydraulic systems
• Understanding of machine design concepts
• P.M.P. Certification
• Experience supervising other engineers and/or technicians
• Understanding of industrial OSHA/ANSI/ISO equipment and safety standards
• Understanding of financial aspects of capital project management

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.

Full Relocation is authorized for this position.