Quality Manager - Ogden, UT

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.

Position Summary:

As a key member of the management team, the Quality Manager is responsible to ensure that quality processes are implemented to hit business strategy.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in business and strategic planning.
  • Execute root cause analysis and timely resolution of scrap and rework events.
  • Develop goals and objectives for in-process tests/controls to meet and maintain minimum defect levels while improving overall quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Develop, plan and put in place short/long term quality objectives, goals and measurements.
  • Execute changes in methods, sampling techniques and control procedures/processes to ensure maximum quality for cost.
  • Implement and maintain quality systems and assigned governmental/divisional quality policies, programs, plans, procedures/practices consistently and accurately.
  • Direct visual/electronic, electrical/mechanical inspection and testing of parts/products.
  • Audit work policies, practices, processes, records documentation for compliance and makes corrections as required.
  • Prepare budgets, develop estimates of personnel needs and develop work methods to accomplish assigned work within approved
  • Direct and participate in the accurate and timely preparation of corrective action requests and reports.
  • Directly supervises the quality department.
  • Coordinate with other departments, including operations, engineering, human resources, finance and sales to implement approved programs.

Key Metric Responsibilities:

  • Customer Returns (Schedule 13)
  • Scrap and Rework (Schedule 10)
  • Fixed Cost


Key Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree with seven (7) years of progressively increasing responsibilities in the Quality field, OR a master’s degree in Quality Management and two (2) years of experience in the Quality field, OR equivalent experience.
  • Broad technical and analytical engineering and quality experience as applied to product, manufacturing and process/repair development
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Minimum 3 years management/supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualities:

  • Experience with quality systems, quality improvement techniques; technical audit; and corrective/preventive action desired.
  • Accreditation as a Quality Engineer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills.