Production Grinder - SSBO

United States of America
Oregon
Clackamas
Structurals
SSBO
Operations
Full Time
February 1 2021

  


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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 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.

MISSION:

To remove gating material, and blend and grind casting surfaces to meet customer specifications.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Finish Grinding.   Objective: to grind and blend gating and defect areas on castings, and provide surface finishing within dimensional tolerances; to remove the minimum amount of metal necessary to remain within specified tolerances.

Typical Activities:

Reviews tech cards and blueprints to determine grinding requirements.

Determines stock removal requirements and tolerances for removal of gate material or other added metal stock.

Determines acceptance limits for grinding and blending defects.

Uses counter-balanced belt grinders, fixed grinders, held-held grinders, air tools, and hand tools including files and mirrors to grind and polish casting areas.

Wears required protective shields, clothing, wrist supports, glasses and gloves during grinding operations.

Visually inspects castings during grinding operations to        assure compliance with specifications.

Makes dimensional measurements on specified parts to assure compliance with specifications; marks undersized areas for further inspection.

Safety.

Objective:  to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices.

NOTE:  for job positions that require respiratory protection (more than a filtering face piece – dust mask):

In compliance with the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Personal Protective Equipment standard for Respiratory Protection, OAR 437, Div. 2/I 1910.134 and Oregon Health Division Rules for the Control of Radiation, OAR 333. Div. 120 (333-120-300 through 330), certain tasks within this job position require/may require the use of a NIOSH-approved respirator.  An individual will not be assigned to these tasks if the person is not able to work under these conditions.  Respirator selection will be based on the work performed, exposure information, duration of use and any other relevant factors.  If a tight-fitting respirator is required, facial hair, temple pieces on glasses or other items that interferes with the face-to-face piece seal of the respirator are not permitted.

Typical Activities:

Adheres to plant and department safety rules. B. Safely operates all equipment and tools. C. Identifies and reports safety problems. D. May be required to handle hazardous waste.

Performs minor maintenance and changes belts on equipment.

Completes logs and records.

Performs other tasks as directed.

May provide training and work direction to B-level grinders.

TRAINING:

Training is provided on the job.

May be required to complete hazardous waste management training.

An equivalent combination of training and work experience.

Ability to follow instructions, read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.

Ability to read, interpret, and follow specifications on Tech Cards.

Ability to lift and/or maneuver objects weighing thirty to fifty pounds and occasionally up to eighty pounds.

Ability to work in difficult working conditions which may include exposure to noise, dust, temperature extremes and other elements for extended periods of time.

INDIVIDUALS MAY HAVE CONTACT WITH OR BE REQUIRED TO HANDLE HAZARDOUS WASTE.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:Grinding skills and working knowledge of grinding tools, equipment, and materials.





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.