Materials Specialist

United States of America
Airfoils Division
Supply Chain/ Purchasing
Full Time


PCC Airfoils


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.

 Work Experience:    

Two years minimum experience in Purchasing or Shipping/Receiving.  Experience in Material Inventory Management (Kanban, Re-order, Stocking Levels, EDI, ASNs, Distributive Warehousing) required.  Excellent written and communication skills. Vendor quality experience preferred. Strong Computer literacy is required with keyboarding skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Additionally, strong math and organization skills, with ability to quickly learn new software packages.


The overall responsibilities of the Materials Specialist are to ensure customer PO accuracy in the accounting system, Facilitate customer shipments, Receipt of incoming packing slips into the accounting system, and any follow up required to ensure shipments / receipts of product.


Specific Duties:

  • Enter Customer Purchase Orders into the appropriate accounting system and ensure accurate pricing and need dates are recorded.
  •  Mange Ship requirement system to release parts for shipment to the appropriate PO and date.
  •  Maintain month end shipping logs and communicate with internal Accounting / Production Control as well as the customers on any discrepancies.
  •  Receive packing lists into the accounting system to ensure accurate inventory and timely payment of invoice.
  •  Follow up on delivery schedules of items ordered, and expedite as required.
  •  Follow up back orders, expedite with company and coordinate any special arrangements for delivery, communicate to department.
  •  Maintain the purchase order and filing systems as required.
  •  Investigate issues surrounding problem invoices as required or directed by the buyer.
  •  Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that maintains positive relationships with customers, clients, co-workers and supervisor.

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed below. 
  • The ability to handle high stress associated with high activity with tight deadlines.