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Manufacturing Engineer II

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: South Gate
Posted on: May 25, 2023

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United States of America

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South Gate


Wyman Gordon


Dickson Testing Company



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Full Time

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Company Profile

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.

Job Description

Business ProfileWyman-Gordon is a worldwide supplier to the aerospace and industrial gas turbine markets. We hold quality accreditations for all of the major airframe and engine manufacturers for both civil and military applications. Wyman-Gordon creates rotating closed-die forgings which are critical for aerospace and land-based gas turbines. Wyman-Gordon also manufactures structural forgings for airframe, nuclear, petrochemical, power generation, and space applications.Location ProfileLocated in South Gate, CA., Dickson Testing Company, Inc. is a full-service destructive testing laboratory serving aerospace and metallic producers worldwide. Our laboratories serve our customers with metallurgical, mechanical, corrosion, and chemical testing services. In support of these services, our facility provides complete specimen fabrication, cut off services, and heat treat capability.
Position Summary:The Manufacturing Engineer will design manufacturing layouts, processes, and procedures for equipment installation, machining, material handling and testing. The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for optimizing current manufacturing processes and ensuring they are capable of meeting requirements for quality, cost, delivery, and lead time. They will support eliminating waste in the manufacturing process, applying innovative systems to improve company workflows, and consistently measuring manufacturing behaviors and evaluating their success. Primary Duties & Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or competency needed for successful performance in the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Comply with PCC Code of Conduct Requirements and all PCC Cardinal Rules (e.g., Quality and Safety).
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency and safety by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Complete new equipment and development projects by training and guiding shop employees.
  • Develops and documents manufacturing processes by studying product requirements, researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot production problems as required.
  • Performs root cause investigations to support production technical issues.
  • All other duties as assigned.
    Required Skills:
    • A strong technical aptitude, along with the ability to work independently, yet interact closely with other departments, customers, and vendors.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret industry specifications, customer specifications, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Effective verbal, written and computer skills required as well as mathematical, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
    • Capable of using CAD, Minitab, Mastercam, CNC and others.
    • Demonstrated persistence, self-motivation, and display an effort to continually improve performance.
    • High attention to detail.Desired Skills:
      • Engineering experience in a destructive lab environment.
      • Aerospace industry.
      • Lean Six Sigma certifiedEducation and Experience:
        • Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Aerospace, or Mechanical Engineering.
        • Four (4) years minimum related hands-on experience in a machine shop setting, with in-depth knowledge of manual and CNC lathes, mills, and grinders.
        • New equipment procurement and development experience.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
          • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee regularly lifts and/or moves up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
            • Manufacturing and laboratory environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.This description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.The job may require additional hours beyond a 40-hour workweek.Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer commit ted to recruit, hire, train and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.Note:This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

              For informational purposes only, the range of pay for this role is $76500 to $114700 US Dollar (USD) Salaried based on a variety of factors. For informational purposes only, this role is eligible to participate in the Company's Quarterly Cash Bonus Plan, paid out at the quarterly bonus factor of 2X the Company's bonus multiple, based on the Company's performance in the applicable quarter. Employees will receive 120 hours paid time off every year. Employees will also receive 10 paid holidays. Employees (and their families) are eligible to participate in the company's medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are eligible to enroll in the Company's 401(k) plan.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), South Gate , Manufacturing Engineer II, Engineering , South Gate, California

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