Header Operator

United States of America
West Chester
Mason - Fasteners
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.

5155 Financial Way, Mason, OH, 45040


  • Comply      with PCC Code of Conduct Requirements.
  • Ensure      a safe, productive, and rewarding working environment for all employees.
  • Proactively      identifies and mitigates hazards and uses the appropriate PPE, safety      equipment, and procedures in performing assigned tasks. Maintains housekeeping standards to PCC      6S requirements.
  • Communicate      any unsafe acts and/or conditions immediately.
  • Ensure      proper set up and operation of heading equipment. This includes but not limited additional      equipment within the production process.       Execution of operator level preventive maintenance requirements;      following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's      instructions, and engineering specifications will be required
  • Review routings      to determine setup and tooling requirements.


  • Proficiently set      up heading machines and other equipment as assigned in the production      process.
  • Provide      necessary information by answering questions and requests; collaborate      with others to resolve set up and equipment issues.
  • Understanding and      utilization of Statistical Process Control (SPC) as required to conform to      Ti Pin COE - ZDP
  • Troubleshoot and      resolve issues to address downtime and/or non-conforming product.
  • Assist      with maintaining equipment, parts, and supplies by checking stock and evaluating      inventory level. Request and submit      purchase requests as needed.
  • Maintain      continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions,      irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Shares      technical knowledge with team members and trains/develops others as      directed.
  • Actively      participates in continuous improvement activities.
  • Comply      with all Federal, State and Local regulations; OSHA; AS9100 requirements;      and all Company policies and procedures.
  • Performs      other related duties as assigned.
High      School Diploma or GED and/or +3 years related experience as a heading      operator preferred.


Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and      paragraphs in work related documents

  • Experience      in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Technical      knowledge troubleshooting mechanical equipment, hydraulics, and      pneumatics.
  • A      proven commitment to safety.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify      the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or      approaches to problems.
  • Experience      with headers and understanding of parts and components of equipment and      machinery.
  • Demonstrated      ability to read mechanical blueprints and use diagnostic equipment.
  • Strong      attention to detail; Ability to complete work assignments accurately and      efficiently
  • Effective      problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Effective      communications skills, both verbal and written, to convey ideas and      processes
  • Drive,      determination, and a self-disciplined approach to achieving results; able      to work independently without close supervision
  • Sense      of urgency and comfort working in a fast-paced environment with a variety      of simultaneous projects
  • Team      Oriented/Cooperative
  • Basic      computer skills. MS Office, email, maintenance software, etc.
  • Sufficient      physical attributes to be able to perform the rigors of working in hot and      cold locations, to work in a limited physical space as needed, and the      ability to work at heights as needed.
  • Ability      to work 40+ hours per week, including weekends as required

This requisition is closed to applications.