With more than 150 operations and about 22,000 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, forgings, and clad products 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.
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.
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Plan, schedule, review and approve the testing and data generated according to the order requirements. Supervise the Laboratory Technicians executing the above tests and day-to-day activities such as shift hand-offs, assigning work priorities, enforcement of plant rules, policies and labor agreements, incident and accident investigation and arranging for report-off and vacation coverage. Communicate with Manufacturing, logistics and Q&T personnel concerning material test status and planning issues.
Planning the test requirements:
Review customer specifications and ensure that tech edit; basis specs and order specs reflect the required testing.
Ensure that test requirements can be executed with Toronto Lab or approved test houses.
Plan “non-standard” tests in support of metallurgist investigations or MPE requirements.
Scheduling and Executing tests:
Receive material from Toronto operations or other sites.
Schedule test and prioritize according to SAP/Synchrono production schedules or plant priorities (red tags).
Monitor test progress through the laboratory.
Communicate with metallurgists and operations on test status, via Lab Status Report.
Send test material to, and receive test data from, other TIMET locations and external test houses.
Reviewing and Approving test data:
Ensure all scheduled tests are completed.
Ensure all results meet order/specification requirements.
Communicate lab failures and retest needs to metallurgists and/or operations (Lab Status Report)
Approve and release all conforming tests in LIMS/STAR
Supervising lab technicians and work prioritization
Lead, supervise, evaluate and coach personnel to maximize efficiency and the quality of the work performed.
Effectively communicate company and department goals, achievements, problems, solutions, practices, changes and enforce all company policies, rules and regulations.
Maintain a world-class safe, clean and organized environment.
Resolve lab technician questions regarding scheduled tests or samples.
Ensure samples/tests are processed in a timely manner to support operations schedule.
Oversee adequate shift coverage, manning levels, overtime and vacation scheduling.
Communicate safety requirements and ensure safe working practices by lab technicians.
Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy; Materials Engineering or other Engineering/Science discipline preferred or related experience. Two or more years experience in a mechanical test laboratory environment preferred.
Proof of US citizenship, nationality, and/or permanent resident status in order to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations.
Proficiency in SAP, LIMS/STAR, MS office applications.
Interpersonal and communication skills, strong organizational skills, proficient with multi-tasking priorities.
Demonstrate Supervisory capability.
Knowledge of Laboratory testing methods.
Familiarity with customer and national standards with respect to test requirements and reporting of data.
Full Relocation is authorized for this position.
This requisition is closed to applications.