Quality Assurance Supervisor
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.
PCC San Leandro specializes in air and vacuum investment cast components for aerospace, energy and commercial applications. With over 60,000 square feet of manufacturing space located in the east Bay Area of California, San Leandro’s renowned engineering services and superior capabilities have resulted in significant growth for the plant.
Plans and directs assigned projects concerned with unique and diverse deliverables which influence programs or products within the company. This involves exploration of subject areas, definition of scope, and selection of problems for investigation and development of innovative solutions. Serves as a liaison with individuals and units within or outside the organization and has responsibility for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the defined scope of the project.
To provide plant support and consultation on process and quality-related problems.
This position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager.
Oversee Quality Assurance staff members for assigned tasks and responsibilities and establish clear priorities for the assigned staff members.
Ensure the assigned staff members are appropriately trained and performing to the latest compliance standards and protocols.
Maintain time records and time adjustments for the assigned hourly staff members.
Assist staff members in analyzing and resolving quality-related problems in a timely manner.
Confer with the Quality Assurance Manager, customers, and other representatives in planning, scheduling, coordinating and directing activities in conformance with PCC Quality Policy, customer requirements, engineering specifications, and production schedules.
Analyze and interpret quality data, conduct research on product defects and recommend modifications in processes, products or quality standards.
Provide guidance and work in close coordination with Sales and Engineering Departments on group projects, and with the Purchasing Department in connection with the purchasing of raw materials, supplies, equipment, and services.
Perform quality-related experiments, statistical studies, and problem-solving tasks related to Quality matters.
Interface with outside entities (e.g., suppliers, customers, government) regarding quality performance and supplier / customer relations activities.
Performs other functions as assigned.
Degree in a S.T.E.M. discipline, or equivalent experience required.
A minimum of (2) two years’ experience in aerospace Quality systems and Quality management, preferably in the investment casting industry.
Excellent communication (verbal and written) and capable of interacting with different levels of the organization. Must have a high level of objectivity and integrity; objective-minded to evaluate people and problems.
Demonstrated skills in NDT, Dimensioning, and Statistical Quality Control required.
Demonstrated skills in aerospace quality management systems and standards (e.g., AS9100, ISO 9001) required.
Thorough understanding of aerospace and government specifications, systems, and procedures.
Progressive experience including project management responsibility. Has demonstrated the ability to lead projects involving the direction of other engineers and technicians.
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.