Plant Manager

United States of America
Alloy Processing
Full Time
June 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.

Established in 1988, Alloy Processing's employees operate out of a new 100,000 square foot facility with the largest TSA anodize line in North America meeting requirements up to 50L x 12D ft.

At Alloy, metal finishing and nondestructive services are world class. From rinse to cleaning to metal preparation, our company has a product for each process. The benefits from this system solution include matched chemistries to achieve greatest efficiency with improved reliability.

Minimize your downtime and rely on our tailored chemistries for your most difficult problems. Our line of metal processing products is designed to prepare metal for secondary operations by cleaning and providing a high quality etched surface. Surface preparation is fundamental to paint adhesion and structural bonding. Alloy's metal processing solutions provide the ability to produce fine satin etched surfaces. We offer exceptionally uniform etch and extended bath/tank life.

Alloy is able to expedite customer deliveries. Immediate service is available and charges vary according to current backlog in required services.

Mission Statement

Alloy Processing is committed to total quality and excellence in workmanship. Every employee is committed to improving the manner in which we accomplish our work assignments and meet our goals through "continuous improvement" of our processes and wise utilization of our valuable resources. We will ensure customer satisfaction with first time quality and superior "world class product".

Alloy Processing was acquired by Precision Castparts Corp. in March, 2013.

1900 W Walnut St.
Compton, CA 90220
Provides executive leadership, ensuring the business unit achieves or exceeds its established operational and financial measures. Determines the overall objectives of the business; formulates plans and policies and allocates resources for the achievement of business unit objectives. Exercises control to see that objectives are achieved in accordance with company policy. Is fully accountable for all business unit results.

Position Accountabilities:

-Manages the P&L and all major site functions, which include operations, finance, sales, human resources, quality and engineering.

-Prepares timely and comprehensive reports including analysis of financial data, statements, and audits covering daily flex, weekly battle plan, and monthly and quarterly business reviews. Presents information as required.

-Performs tactical and strategic planning, consistent with Division and Aero West objectives. Coordinates with appropriate corporate and divisional staff to identify organic and/or acquisition related growth opportunities.

-Develops and organizes the management resources necessary to direct the major functions of the business. Ensures that an adequate supply of talent exists to staff the short and long term needs of the business unit.

-Assesses the business implications and potential of identified marketing, legislative and financial trends; encourages innovations in product development, marketing and technology; directs and participates in growth activities of the business unit.

-Represents the business unit as required on customer visits. Interacts with both OEM and distribution customers in the Aerospace industry.

-Ensures that the business unit operates at the highest level of business ethics. Ensures that the business unit is in compliance with all federal, state and local regulations. Ensures that all reporting is accurate and consistent with appropriate accounting and financial standards. Ensures that all corporate requirements are met.

-Ensures that quality systems meet or exceed customer and industry standards.

-Ensures that the interests and welfare of employees are preserved and protected.

-Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or engineering; MBA preferred.


  • 10 plus years of operations experience in a highly focused, metric driven organization.
  • 5+ years of fastener manufacturing experience is highly desirable, including familiarity with key fastener processes such as heading, thread roll, heat treat, surface finishing, machining, and testing
  • Strong knowledge and familiarity with AS9100 quality systems.
  • 3+ years P&L experience, including sales and marketing leadership highly preferred.
  • Results oriented
  • Deadline driven
  • Continuous improvement in operational and financial measures
  • Application of state of the art manufacturing tools, such as Six Sigma, 5S, Theory of Constraints, Lean Manufacturing, etc.
  • Effective interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and lead people to achieve required results.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other pertinent software.

Full Relocation is authorized for this position.