CNC Machinist (Redmond, OR) - Temporary Assignment - Experience Required

United States of America
Full Time



**Assignment to last through the end of 2022 and possibly longer. 

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 supports manufacturing and engineering by performing production machining; operates Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine, or manual mills, and lathe, to rough and finish machine castings, as well as final target machining on castings to meet customer and PCC specifications.   Position performs a variety of functions throughout any given day including target machining, tool construction, and tool repair.     



  1. Produces quality castings without mutilation and in compliance with customer specifications.
  2. Reviews and follows tech cards, set-up cards and tooling sheets.
  3. Tests tool offsets and controller program functions.
  4. Calls up program, fixtures most parts and starts CNC machine operations.
  5. Sets up and runs multiple machines for programs that run without operations to make efficient use of time.
  6. Communicates potential problems to supervisor and suggests corrective actions.
  7. Ensures that equipment is in good operating condition for oncoming shift personnel; communicates problems, techniques, and deviations from normal procedures to oncoming shift personnel.
  8. Complete logs and records.
  9. Responsible for safe work practices by adhering to safety rules; identifies and reports safety problems.
  10. Perform other related duties as assigned by management.



  1. Ability to read, interpret, and follow specifications on tech cards, blueprints, and drawings.
  2. Basic trigonometry knowledge.
  3. Proficient at utilizing manual mills, as well as the lathe to complete a variety of tasks.
  4. Ability to utilize rotary table, in absence of CNC utilization.
  5. Knowledge of tooling and setup procedures; tool and cutter sharpening ability.
  6. Ability to work independently and meet timeline schedules.
  7. Ability to read and use dimensional tools.
  8. Knowledge of Fanuc programming (CNC only)
  9. Ability to communicate effectively; recognize, evaluate, and respond to problems during the machining process.
  10. Ability to work in a safe and conscientious manner; adhere to safety rules.
  11. Ability to work varying shifts. Ability to work overtime is preferred.



High school diploma or equivalent. Basic trigonometry and algebra knowledge. Minimum five years CNC machining experience. Minimum 2 years manual milling experience, including lathe set-up and operation.  Familiarity with Fanuc programming (CNC only).  Must be at least 



Ability to stand and walk to perform daily job functions.  Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Ability to exert up to seventy-five pounds of force to move objects.  Ability to work in an environment with exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, and varying temperatures.  

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.