Division Quality Tech / Portland, OR

United States of America
Structurals Division
Full Time


PCC Structurals


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.

To plan, schedule and perform a wide variety of technical data manipulation, technical document creation, procedure review and creation, procedure auditing and customer communication. To work with Technicians and Engineers to devise new methods and/or procedures and outline major projects.

This position reports to the Plant or Division Quality Manager


Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Acquire and review customer and government specifications, identify specification changes, compare specification requirements with the input of other cognizant personnel, against the plant capabilities and identifies areas of difficulty and/or added cost to be submitted through Sales and customer for resolution.
  2. Assure proper understanding and intended interpretation of customer, government and PCC’s internal specifications and good practices. May directly interface with customer representatives and government agencies in:
    1. Resolving specification interpretation matters.
    2. Attaining agreements and/or waivers of the same.
    3. Requesting approvals on PCC’s specifications to be used in lieu of theirs.
    4. Providing PCC’s input for the development and/or revision of customer and/or government specifications.
    5. Documenting these items as applicable through most effective Quality.
  3. Directly interfaces with functional departments of PCC in all plants related to customer, government, and PCC’s specification interpretation.
  4. Writes and updates procedures in Quality System Documentation as needed.
  5. Promote interchange of ideas between plants by publications, meetings, and audit results.
  6. Other duties as assigned.



  1. 4-5 years prior relevant experience OR A.S. or A.A. degree and 2-3 years of specific relevant technical experience OR B.S. degree with 1-2 years of specific relevant experience OR equivalent training and experience.
  2. Knowledge and demonstrated ability in engineering principles and disciplines; employed manufacturing processes, technical report and article preparation, specification preparation; ability to define, plan and complete major projects, ability to supervise/ direct/ coordinate activities of professionals with diverse expertise.
  3. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Capable of interacting with various levels of the organization. Must demonstrate a high degree of objectivity and integrity in the evaluation of people and problems.
  4. Knowledge of quality systems, NDT, Special Processes, Materials Testing and Investment Casting Technology.
  5. Ability to apply a wide variety of technical procedures under general directions and to complete work independently.
  6. Ability to plan, schedule, evaluate and coordinate designated projects.