Manufacturing Engineer I

United States of America
Wyman Gordon
Full Time


PCC Rollmet


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 Manufacturing Engineer, under limited supervision is responsible for applying engineering principles to drive continuous improvement in the manufacturing processes, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, components, fabrication processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, testing, facilities, quality control standards Six Sigma and Lean tools.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs contract review of the customer’s requirements from Purchase Order (P.O.), specifications, and drawings.
  • Prepares routers (manufacturing plans) and Op sheets for the production processes.
  • Prepares work instructions/procedures for the production processes.
  • Creates purchase requisitions for external suppliers to process production parts per customer’s requirements (from specifications and drawings).
  • Works with suppliers to qualify special processes (heat treat, corrosion protective coating, welding, machining, etc.)
  • Designs and fabricate production tooling to support manufacturing processes. Knowledgeable in CAD software (Solidworks) to create tool drawings and Op sheets.
  • Works with customers and suppliers (internal and external) to support program’s needs.
  • Performs root cause investigations to support production technical issues.
  • Knowledgeable with 5 why’s and fishbone diagram.
  • Supports production to ensure attainment of business goals, including addressing quality issues, working with maintenance to address equipment failures, working directly with manufacturing personnel to ensure a smooth running operation.
  • Identifies, analyzes and delivers on continuous improvement opportunities. Justifies then requests required resources to complete initiatives. Manages projects to successful completion. Uses Six Sigma and Lean tools to aid in this effort.
  • Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods. Documents standard work with work instructions.
  • Manages specification, selection and execution of major capital and tooling acquisitions in order to drive technology improvements that positively impact Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity and Inventory.
  • Coordinates manufacturing or building of prototype product or system.
  • Ensures all work is in compliance with environmental, health and safety standards, industry specifications, customer requirements, company standards and related specifications.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Required Skills:

  • Six Sigma Green or Black belt highly preferred but not required
  • Must possess good communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interface effectively with all levels of operations and management
  • Knowledge and understanding of continuous improvement process and practical tool application
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Proficient with standard office computer software (E-Mail, Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Exposure to Lean and Six Sigma Tools, at minimum a willingness to learn and apply the tools.
  • Solidworks or similar 3-D design experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Basic Measurement skills (micrometer, calipers, height gages, etc.)
  • Metal working, CNC, and/or Electron Beam Welding experience preferred.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret industry specifications, customer specifications, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Good understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and how it relates to the design, manufacturing, inspection, and assembly processes or procedures.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Effective team member; well respected, results oriented, and cooperative. Ability to lead a team to successful completion of a project
  • Drive to identify opportunities to improve, take ownership and pursue them.
  • Can-Do attitude.

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Mechanical or Manufacturing preferred, will consider other Engineering disciplines as well)
  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment



  • US Citizenship required


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


PCC Rollmet is an equal opportunity employer. The company's policy and practice is to provide equal employment opportunities and to assure those opportunities, without regard to age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, gender, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation including gender identity or gender expression, religion, (including religious dress and religious grooming), mental or physical disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, reproductive decision making, or any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal anti-discrimination laws. 

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.
For informational purposes only, the range of pay for this role is $70,600 to $97,000 US Dollar (USD) Salaried based on a variety of factors.  For informational purposes only, this role is eligible to participate in the Company’s Quarterly Cash Bonus Plan, paid out at the quarterly bonus factor of 2X the Company’s bonus multiple, based on the Company’s performance in the applicable quarter. Employees will receive 120 hours paid time off every year. Employees will also receive 10 paid holidays. Employees (and their families) are eligible to participate in the company's medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are eligible to enroll in the Company’s 401(k) plan.
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.