Human Resources Co-op (Part-Time)

United States of America
Human Resources



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.


The co-op student will be assigned challenging tasks that align with their human resources discipline. These assignments will offer practical learning opportunities while providing PCC for a future HR leader.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Employee File Management
    • The co-op student will be responsible for building, filing and maintaining both hourly and non-exempt salaried employee files.
  2. Badging and New Hire Orientation
    • The co-op student will ensure proper badging for visitors and new hires. They will assist with new hire orientation, and recordkeeping.
  3. Recruitment Assistance
    • The co-op student will assist in recruiting qualified candidates for all hourly and non-exempt salaried positions to meet plant production requirements.
  4. Benefit Program Administration
    • The co-op student will assist with administering hourly and salary benefit programs.
  5. Employee Engagement Events
    • The co-op student will assist in administering employee engagement events. They will help coordinate and execute events that promote positive employee relations.
  6. Interdepartmental Communication
    • The co-op student will maintain positive employee relations by cooperating with vendors, customers, co-workers and management. They will communicate with payroll, training and divisional headquarters as required.
  7. Other Duties
    • The co-op student will perform other duties as designated by the HR Manager and General Manager.

Overall, the assignments for the co-op student will provide them with practical learning opportunities that will help them develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a future HR leader.


  • Base knowledge of Human Resources discipline
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Good writing skills and interpersonal skills
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must be local (within 30 miles of location)

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Full-time student pursuing a bachelor's degree or masters in HR or equivalent (i.e. business).
  • Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher.                           

Work Environment

  • Student will spend majority of time in the office but will be expected to have some plant floor presence.
  • Minimal travel will be required to other site located less than 1 mile away. 

Other Benefits

  • Given top priority consideration for future co-op rotations and any available full-time positions at PCC.


  • Relocation is not authorized for this position.
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.
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.

This requisition is closed to applications.