Breakdown Operator- Steel Grind/Cutoff

United States of America
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.

PCC Structurals is the world leader in superalloy, aluminum and titanium investment casting.  With applications in jet aircraft engines, airframes, industrial gas turbine (IGT) engines, military armaments, medical prosthesis, and many other industrial markets, we provide a wide portfolio  of high-quality components, some as large as 100 inches (250cm).

As the original business unit for Precision Castparts, you can count on PCC Structurals’ extensive experience and knowledge to consistently provide high-quality castings, even at significant volumes.

PCC Structurals also provides solidification modeling, in-house rapid prototyping (including SLA), digital radiography, hot isostatic pressing, precision machining and protective coating services. We operate 11 manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe.

PCC Ogden’s diverse capabilities include 5-axis CNC machining in addition to manufacturing investment castings in both aluminum and stainless steel. With over 150,000 square feet of manufacturing space, we specialize in castings for aerospace, energy, medical equipment and commercial applications.
Responsible for removing gating from steel castings.
  • Selects grinding equipment, belts, and fixtures.
  • Grinds casting while maintaining dimensional tolerances.
  • Removes runner system with band saw, hand held saw, plasma saw or chop saw.
  • Uses measurement tools to ensure proper dimensional tolerances.
  • Mills out part when needed
  • Rough blasts parts.
  • Responsible for role of finisher as required.
  • Maintains lot integrity.
  • Ensures paperwork is properly done.
  • Helps other areas as needed.
Experience working in a production environment.
Able to work in a production environment.
Able to read and comprehend English.
Able to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with tens and 100s.
Able to lift and carry up to 35 lbs. continuously..
Able to communicate effectively with co-workers.
Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Able to write simple correspondence.
Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Near vision requirement is Jaeger J1 in on eye, at no less than 12 inches; or equivalent, or Jaeger J2 in one eye, at no  less than 16 inches.  Corrected or uncorrected.
Complies with company and departmental policies and procedures, including company’s attendance policy.
Able to meet individual productivity requirements.
Able to meet internal quality requirements.
High school diploma or GED