Machine Operator - Dunkirk NY

United States of America
New York
New Hartford/Dunkirk
Full Time


Special Metals


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.

Business Profile  

Special Metals is the world leader in the invention, production and supply of high-nickel alloys for critical applications. Special Metals has over a century of expertise creating high-performance alloy products engineered for the most brutal, mission-critical services in the industry. With its focus on research and technology, Special Metals has invented and developed a large majority of the commercial nickel-based superalloys offered in the market today and is the one of the largest volume suppliers of nickel superalloys. Special Metals’s time-tested nickel alloys are highly engineered to offer a superior combination of heat resistance, high temperature and corrosion resistance, toughness and strength for the most demanding applications. Special Metals does more than just invent, develop and make high-performance alloys. Special Metals provides comprehensive metallurgical solutions in the toughest environments and helps customers manage, maintain and optimize the use of premium metals through a range of mission-critical, value-added services.

Location Profile  

The New Hartford and Dunkirk facilities in New York are industry leaders in the production of premium quality nickel base superalloys for both static and rotating aerospace and land-based gas turbine applications. Our facilities are accredited to the most recent release of the rigorous Aerospace Standard, AS9100 Revision D. Our Vacuum Induction Melting (VIM) furnace is our primary melting process, and at 45,000 pounds capacity makes it among the largest in the world. In addition to servicing cast and wrought billet applications, we also produce premium-quality re-melt alloys for powder applications. SMC's cold finishing facility includes conditioning equipment for billet and bar surface preparation (ground or peeled). Billet and bar surfaces are finished to meet all varieties of customer specifications and inspection criteria. SMC conducts a variety of non-destructive tests on our product including penetrant inspection and contact and immersion sonic inspection to ensure compliance to all of our customer specifications. Our immersion sonic inspection system for billet is among the newest in the world.

  • Receives instructions from the Recorder or Foreman.
  • Works with Recorder or other personnel to move material from operation to operation or to load or unload trucks, operate cranes, hook and unhook cranes, and operates fork trucks.
  • Performs Janitorial functions throughout plant, offices, locker and rest rooms, cafeteria, and other areas of plant as directed by Foreman.
  • Maintains spare parts area in clean, orderly fashion; keeps necessary records of spare parts, identification of spare parts, and inventory of items in storage.
  • Performs other duties as directed.


A high school diploma or GED is required. Foundry experience or manufacturing experience is preferred.

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 requisition is closed to applications.