Methods Engineer

United States of America
Engineering General
Full Time
September 1 2020



Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 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 Fasteners and Engineered Products, which include the PCC Industrial & Distribution Group, consist of specialized manufacturing businesses that produce fasteners, precision components, systems, tooling, and engineered system solutions for a diverse group of end customers in the automotive, aerospace & defense, industrial machinery, and other performance-driven markets.

PCC Fasteners and Engineered Products' manufacturing operations are spread over four continents, forming a network of industry-leading companies, which enables our customers to utilize our experience and deep product knowledge wherever they need it. Embedded in a culture of continuous improvement, our assets and industry leadership insure that we will consistently deliver our customers the best value in the markets we serve.

Founded in Jenkintown, PA in 1903 as Standard Pressed Steel Company, SPS Technologies continues to operate from the original 560,000 square foot facility.

SPS Technologies has been developing and manufacturing critical fasteners since the early days of aviation, working closely with its customers to meet the needs of an ever-changing industry.

Many of the materials, designs, and manufacturing practices that have become industry standards were pioneered by SPS Technologies. SPS Technologies continues to advance the materials, designs, and manufacturing practices of aerospace fasteners today to meet the unique needs of next generation vehicles and assembly techniques.

The Methods Engineer will collaborate with operations and manufacturing teams to develop effective and optimal techniques, solutions, and processes for the production of critical aerospace fasteners. 
  • Work with experienced manufacturing method engineers and machine operators to develop manufacturing methods for aerospace fastener products using both custom and industry standard software applications.
  • Read and understand customer requirements to translate into clear and concise sequences of manufacturing operations, including all relevant information.
  • Join the engineering team overseeing the implementation of two new department-wide systems; a new methodizing system using Enterprise Resource Planning software Syteline, and a new Automated Drawing System (ADS) for creating manufacturing models and drawings using CATIA and the 3DEXPERIENCE CAD Suite.
  • Own various product families to provide as-needed support throughout the manufacturing process, from raw material to finished part inspection.
Candidates should have a prior background of recent and related Methods Engineering experience as well as a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical / Industrial Engineering.
  • Must have demonstrated proficiencies in skills and essential functions required.
  • Advanced communications such as training other employees, posting, preparing, interpreting, using and checking reports, records and comparable data.
  • Exercises initiative and ingenuity to work independently toward the ultimate objective.
  • Uses judgement to plan or perform work within limitations of standard methods and procedures.  

This requisition is closed to applications.