Metallurgical Lab Technician - Level 1

United States of America
Pennsylvania
Jenkintown
Fasteners
Jenkintown
Operations
Full Time
December 1 2020

  


515

With more than 150 operations and about 22,000 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, forgings, and clad products 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.

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. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

PCC Fasteners offers comprehensive product lines that cover virtually every aerospace fastening application, we produce fasteners, precision components, tooling, and engineered system solutions for the automotive, defense, industrial machinery, and other performance-driven markets
PCC Fasteners products' manufacturing operations are spread over four continents, forming a network of industry-leading companies, which enables our customers to utilize our experience and deep product knowledge wherever they need it. Embedded in a culture of continuous improvement, our assets and industry leadership insure that we will consistently deliver our customers the best value in the markets we serve.
Founded in Jenkintown, PA in 1903 as Standard Pressed Steel Company, SPS Technologies continues to operate from the original 560,000 square foot facility.
SPS Technologies has been developing and manufacturing critical fasteners since the early days of aviation, working closely with its customers to meet the needs of an ever-changing industry.
Many of the materials, designs, and manufacturing practices that have become industry standards were pioneered by SPS Technologies. SPS Technologies continues to advance the materials, designs, and manufacturing practices of aerospace fasteners today to meet the unique needs of next generation vehicles and assembly techniques.
Level One: Under direct supervision level one Met Lab Tech performs basic lab tasks such as, preparing samples for testing, complete general testing, and prepare and complete paperwork such as control sheets, which define required testing methods based on industry specification. The tech will demonstrate the ability to follow internal technical process specifications and read blue prints. 0-2 Years
• Work safely under functional safety guidelines such as PPE and equipment interaction.
• Prepare samples for testing
• Maintain area organization (5S, Basic PM)
• Complete required documentation
• 0-2 Years of Experience
• GED or High School Diploma preferred
• The ability to read and write English.
• Basic shop math & print reading
• Basic knowledge of lab equipment (Saws, Grinders, Polishers, Microscope, etc.)
• Basic knowledge of materials (Steel, A286, Inconel, etc.)
• Exercises a high degree of care in the handling of parts to avoid damage.
• Able to comply with company policy and procedures, including safety, quality, and attendance.