Process Quality Engineer

United States of America
Wyman Gordon
Full Time




With more than 120 operations and approximately 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, and forgings 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.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Position Summary:

The Process Quality Engineer plays a pivotal role in ensuring product compliance, driving continuous improvement initiatives, and enhancing customer satisfaction through meticulous quality assurance measures. This position collaborates within a multifunctional team to uphold industry standards, manage audits, and implement corrective actions while contributing to the development and improvement of quality processes and documentation.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with a multifunctional team, to drive customer satisfaction, product compliance with industry codes and customer requirements.
  • Conduct training on quality assurance concepts and tools.
  • Familiarize with AS9100, API, AS13100 standards and associated tools.
  • Active and daily participation in our internal audit program. Includes performing audits and making sure all audits and audit findings are closed in a timely manner.
  • Support area managers and training center with closing gaps and making improvements to our training process and documentation.
  • Provide hands on support with implementation of corrective actions, updates of procedures, and working across departments to drive actions to closure.
  • Use a pareto analysis to identify and drive quality improvement projects to eliminate our high defect drivers.
  • Work with departments to update the PFMEA to capture failure modes identified through defect analysis.
  • Conduct MSA studies when necessary.
  • Perform 6S audits.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five (5) years of professional work experience as a Quality Engineer. Aerospace Quality experience is preferred.
  • Drawing interpretation, and familiarity with regulatory specifications (AS9100, ISO9001, API, NADCAP, etc.).
  • Prior experience in areas of quality assurance such as: RCCA, controls plans, internal auditing, process control, calibration, document control and product evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical leadership and teamwork across functional boundaries
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Experience using Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
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.
This position requires use of information or access to production processes subject to national security controls under U.S. export control laws and regulations (including, but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)). To be qualified to work in this facility, a successful applicant must be a U.S. Person, as defined in those regulations, and able to supply evidence of that qualification prior to starting work or be authorized to receive controlled information under a specific license or permission from the relevant government agency. The U.S. export control regulations define a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), and certain categories of Asylees and Refugees.