Engineering Manager

United States of America
Wyman Gordon
Summit Machine
Engineering General
Full Time
May 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. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Wyman-Gordon: Wyman-Gordon is a worldwide supplier to the aerospace and industrial gas turbine markets. We hold quality accreditations for all the major airframe and engine manufacturers for both civil and military applications. Wyman-Gordon creates rotating closed-die forgings which are critical for aerospace and land-based gas turbines. Wyman-Gordon also manufactures structural forgings for airframe, nuclear, petrochemical, power generation, and space applications.
Located in Ontario, CA, Summit Machine specializes in the rough and finish machining of super alloys for the aerospace, commercial, defense, power, and petroleum industries. Complex components include nickel base, titanium, stainless steel, aluminum and carbon steels with parts ranging in size from 2” OD – 100” OD.
Responsible to lead, manage, and provide technical direction to CNC Mills and Lathes processes and development engineering. Defines plans and monitors costs and technical performance; coordinates the technical effort and establishes operational plans to accomplish program objectives. Responsible for the interpretation of design and specification requirements and is the focal for technical inquiries from Customers and its Operations (including Sales, Program Management, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing). When required, the Engineering Manager translates contract requirements into work instructions, processes and tasks or assists Sales, Manufacturing Operations and Quality Departments initiatives by providing technical support for bids and proposals.
  • Works safely under functional safety guidelines such as PPE and equipment interaction
  • Defines plans, programs, monitors costs and technical performance for a major product development and/or core engineering project or multiple projects.
  • Implements on-going project status reviews using project management tools and engineering systems
  • Makes decisions on technical priorities or design alternatives for projects within the team’s scope.
  • Acts as the primary technical contact on team or project performance and as an advisor to engineering or business unit leadership
  • Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with internal and external customers and assures customer needs are identified and addressed
  • Implements and maintain consistent engineering practices, standards, and documentation procedures
  • Takes appropriate steps to protect and safeguard intellectual property
  • Develops and analyzes the operating budget; projects and plans for future needs
  • Compiles engineering cost data and identify opportunities for process improvements to reduce cost or improve engineering productivity
  • Provides feedback to the team on performance to engineering cost targets
  • Communicates and implements actions to ensure department values and policies are well understood and maintained (e.g. business ethics; integrity; inclusion)
  • Works with business development and program management to identify new business opportunities, present product capabilities, and clarify customers’ technical requirements
  • Identifies and creates technical training and development plans. Mentor or serve as a resource to share specialized knowledge with others. Maintain leadership and technical capabilities through continued education or training?
  • Ability to work permanently in the United States is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field of study is required; master’s degree is preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in managerial or senior lead position required
  • Experience in programming, project manager in CNC4/5 axis mills and/or CNC 2/4 axis lathes (vertical & horizontal) preferred
  • Experience machining high temperature alloys such as Titanium and Inconel 718 preferred.
  • Six Sigma/Lean certification/Continuous Improvement is preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing, aerospace, or machine shop strongly preferred
  • Work independently & act decisively
  • Personable, engineering-oriented, natural team leader
  • Above average planning & organizational skills
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings
  • Proficient in CAD, SolidWorks, and NX is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field of study is required; master’s degree is preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in managerial or senior lead position required
  • Experience in programming, project manager in CNC4/5 axis mills and/or CNC 2/4 axis lathes (vertical & horizontal)

This requisition is closed to applications.