Foundry Helper

United States of America
Full Time
March 1 2021



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.

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 13 manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe

A former Wyman Gordon casting house, this Connecticut facility specializes in large steel and superalloy components for industrial gas turbine and aero-engine components.  Located in Groton Connecticut near picturesque Mystic and just two hours from Boston and New York City.
Under general supervision performs duties to assist the Foundry in preparing for pouring of metal into molds.
 Heats up ovens and loads molds in preparation for pouring verifying molds to the casting schedule, loading position, and verifies oven temperature and oxygen level.
 Cleans foundry and invest area by emptying cans and trash, vacuuming floors and equipment. Clean mold storage area. Assist with cleaning and change over of tanks in invest department.
 Assures proper equipment and materials are available for Foundry workers by daily filling hot top cans, restocking kaowool pads, changing crucibles as needed, load cup ovens, stage empty carts for use.
 Complete supply sheet and turn into supervisor. Put away supplies and maintain supply storage area.
 Maintain downtime log
 Verify ingots to pour schedule and load alloy
 Light Maintenance of machines, painting and other projects assigned by supervisor
 Other duties assigned by the supervisor or manager.
 High School Diploma or Equivalent
 Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions normally acquired by completing high school.
 6 Month to 1 Year of manufacturing experience preferred
 Moderate physical effort consisting of lifting or moving up to 35 lbs of materials, scrap metals, and other additives.
 Continuous mental or visual attention in operating, checking, and performing other related duties.
 Ability to withstand high temperatures working in foundry.
 Demonstrates the ability to follow all safety practices and to work in a manner that safety for themselves and others.

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.