Tool Room Setter (Night Shift)

United States of America
Full Time



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.

*This is a night shift position, 6pm to 4:30am*

*Training on day shift is required*

Position Summary:

Tool room techs/setters will work with little supervision to complete presetting operations. This requires a basic understanding of presetting procedures using specific presetting machines. These techs must have an intermediate understanding of tool geometry and specifications including tool numbers and gauge length. Tool setter will use heat shrink fit machines to set tool lengths to critical dimensions. They will perform intermediate visual inspections of cutting tools and validate tool layouts. They must also demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to perform tool crib functions including maintaining logs and inventories as well and organizing received and returned tools. This position typically requires 1-3 years of experience.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Completing tool presetting operations using an intermediate level understanding of tool geometry and following tool number and gauge length specifications
  • Maintaining tool crib logs and inventories
  • Communicate with manufacturing personnel and verify tool order requirements for the manufacturing schedule



Required Skills:

  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction
  • Basic computer skills
  • Intermediate pre-setter operations using an understanding of tool geometry and specifications
  • Knowledge of inventory processes
  • Strong shop environmental and safety awareness skills
  • Position requires the ability to lift up to 40 lbs



Required Experience:

  • 1-3 years of experience


Level of Education:

  • GED or High School diploma preferred but not required.


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 $19.00 to $25.00 US Dollar (USD) Hourly 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 1X the Company’s bonus multiple, based on the Company’s performance in the applicable quarter. Employees will receive 104 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.