Quality Engineer

United States of America
Full Time



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.

The Quality Engineer will interface with operation managers on major quality issues, support internal manufacturing operations (projects, capital improvements, documentation, standardization), promote advanced quality management systems processes, drive internal quality improvements (use of A3 Projects, FMEA, 5WHY, Lean), assess and improve process effectiveness and efficiency, provide defect analysis data collection to reduce process variability, identify root cause for nonconformance and ensure effective corrective actions are implemented, conduct process audits to drive continuous improvements, supports organization growth of AS9100 and NADCAP processes


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Promote advanced quality management systems processes
  • Drive internal quality improvements (use of A3 Projects, FMEA, 5WHY, Lean)
  • Assess and improve process effectiveness and efficiency
  • Provide defect analysis data collection to reduce process variability
  • Identify root cause for nonconformance and ensure effective corrective actions are implemented
  • Conduct process audits to drive continuous improvements
  • Supports organization growth of AS9100 and NADCAP processes


Required Skills:

  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Strong analytical, decision making, problem solving skills  - 5y, FMEA, SPC, Six sigma
  • Possess understanding of Risk Analysis process, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis process, Fault Tree Analysis, and Requirements and Hazard Traceability processes, Continuous improvement techniques
  • Project Management skills, Process capability studies
  • Six Sigma Methodology
  • Ability to use Solidworks or similar CAD package

Required Experience:

  • Machining Experience Preferred
  • Experience w/ ISO / AS9100 / NADCAP
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in manufacturing with quality related  


Level of Education:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s in Engineering, prefered with Mechanical, Material Science, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering 



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Relocation is authorized for this position.

This position requires use of information or access to production processes subject to national security controls under U.S. export control laws and regulations (including, but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)). To be qualified to work in this facility, a successful applicant must be a U.S. Person, as defined in those regulations, and able to supply evidence of that qualification prior to starting work or be authorized to receive controlled information under a specific license or permission from the relevant government agency. The U.S. export control regulations define a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), and certain categories of Asylees and Refugees.