Quality Engineer

United States of America
Ohio
Wickliffe
Airfoils
SMP/Eastlake
Engineering General
Full Time
June 1 2020

  


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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. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

PCC Airfoils, LLC, headquartered in Greater Cleveland, Ohio, is a world leader in the fast-paced, high-tech industry of investment casting. Each of the sixteen (16) Airfoils’ locations play an integral part in the manufacture of blades, vanes and components for use in gas turbine engines. PCC’s parts are found on virtually all commercial & military aircraft, as well as, industrial gas turbine applications in the free world. Our product plays a significant role in the evolution of the light-weight, fuel-efficient engines of the next generation.

The Airfoils Division is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Precision Castparts Corp. and was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway in February 2016. The company currently has an overall sales volume of over $10 Billion, employing in excess of 30,000 individuals throughout 130 locations in the U.S. and worldwide. PCC is seeking individuals with high personal and professional standards who will thrive in a fast-paced, goal oriented work environment.

Sherwood Metal Products (SMP) has two locations, the main plant in Wickliffe, Ohio and our Finishing Plant in Eastlake, Ohio.  Wickliffe has approximately 377 employees while the Eastlake plant supports 118. 

Manages a group of quality engineers to ensure that resources are managed in a way that both customers and internal quality objectives are performed in an effective and timely manner. Will focus direct reports on continuous improvement while seeking gains in all aspects of the quality process.

 

Duties are complex and vary to a great extent from metrology and quality functions to managing/motivating employees at all levels to achieve/product quality work. Receives general supervision. Functions on own much of the time. Work must be free of errors because of the quality aspect. Must interface with others at all levels. Responsible for the quality of the product and its performance.

  • Supervises a group of quality engineers; coaching, motivating and directing team members; assigning tasks and priorities to insure group objectives are met. Will ensure that priorities are established and met.
  • Monitor established departmental goals and objectives that support the overall business plan.
  • Interface with individual Quality Engineers in to review both customer and internal quality issues.
  • Evaluate and direct the distribution of resources as needed to ensure quality objectives are met.
  • Review the established metrics to ensure that continuous improvement is being achieved.
  • Diagnose quality problems and provide technical assistance to resolve them.
  • Analyze scrap and rework problem areas to establish causes to identify the equipment and establish personnel responsible.
  • Perform other duties such as: planning and designing special control studies, control tests, methods, measurements and techniques; recommending equipment necessary to provide acceptable quality level; and analyzing customer complaints.
  • Coordinate inspection requirements on critical items manufactured by subcontractors.
  • Review and supervise all customer special requirements (preservation, packaging, cleaning, data reports, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelors degree in relevant field preferred.
  • 5 - 10 years working in the Quality field having a significant level of responsibilities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of customer and internal quality requirements.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer communication skills.
  • Must be team leader/player with initiative, ownership and drive.
  • Computer Skills: intermediate to advanced skills required.
  • Knowledge of SPC and machine shop gaging requirements.
  • Bachelors degree in relevant field preferred.
  • 5 - 10 years working in the Quality field having a significant level of responsibilities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of customer and internal quality requirements.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer communication skills.
  • Must be team leader/player with initiative, ownership and drive.
  • Computer Skills: intermediate to advanced skills required.
  • Knowledge of SPC and machine shop gaging requirements.

This requisition is closed to applications.