Purchasing Clerk

United States of America
Full Time
October 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 Structurals is the world leader in superalloy, aluminum and titanium investment casting.  With applications in jet aircraft engines, airframes, industrial gas turbine (IGT) engines, military armaments, medical prosthesis, and many other industrial markets, we provide a wide portfolio  of high-quality components, some as large as 100 inches (250cm).


As the original business unit for Precision Castparts, you can count on PCC Structurals’ extensive experience and knowledge to consistently provide high-quality castings, even at significant volumes.


PCC Structurals also provides solidification modeling, in-house rapid prototyping (including SLA), digital radiography, hot isostatic pressing, precision machining and protective coating services. We operate 11 manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe.

PCC Ogden’s diverse capabilities include 5-axis CNC machining in addition to manufacturing investment castings in both aluminum and stainless steel. With over 150,000 square feet of manufacturing space, we specialize in castings for aerospace, energy, medical equipment and commercial applications.
Responsible for purchasing necessary items for PCC Ogden. 

Maintains levels of inventory (stock items) to keep plants running without having excess inventory in warehouse.

Balances and maintains vendor consignment inventories.

Purchases necessary items for departments to keep plants running efficiently.

Shops to obtain best price for all items purchased. Obtains quotes from vendors for the best price and delivery. Negotiates pricing once obtained.

Helps departments maintain two-bin system to operate at best levels.

Maintains and updates capital purchase records until completed.

Reviews and sets up contracts with vendors concerning pricing and delivery.

Reviews and dissolves invoices that do not match purchase orders.

Reviews all freight invoices.

Resolves vendor issues.

Works in warehouse with receiving and delivering as needed.

Complies with company and departmental policies and procedures, including company’s attendance policy.

Other duties as assigned

High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Previous inventory management experience preferred.

OSHA forklift certification.

Able to read and comprehend English.

Able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages.

Able to lift and carry up to 35lbs. occasionally.

Able to communicate effectively with co-workers and outside vendors.

Able to use Microsoft Office applications.

Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where

only limited standardization exists. 

Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Works under general direction and infrequent supervision, planning details of procedures and methods to attain definite objectives.  Makes decision within broad limitations of policies and within accepted standards.

Occasional standing, walking, driving, using hands to handle or feel, reaching above shoulder level, reaching below shoulder level, stooping or squatting, pushing or pulling, and crawling required.

Frequent sitting, talking and hearing required.

Occasional work required in outdoor or weather conditions and areas with loud noise.

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.