Quality Engineer-Groton in Groton, Connecticut

Company: Precision Castparts Corporation


Job Description

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products.It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets.PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines.The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries.PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.

The company has a history of superior earnings growth and was the fourth best performing stock in the S&P 500 during the last decade, up 1580%.Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E.Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Mr.Buffet stated, "I've admired PCC's operation for a long time.For good reasons, it is the supplier of choice for the world's aerospace industry, one of the largest sources of American exports.Berkshire's Board of Directors is proud that PCC has joined Berkshire." "We are very pleased to be joining forces with Berkshire Hathaway," said Mark Donegan, PCC's chairman and chief executive officer. "We see a unique alignment between Warren's management and investment philosophy and how we manage PCC for the long-term.

We believe that as part of Berkshire Hathaway, PCC will be exceptionally well-positioned to support our customers' needs into the future.This transaction offers compelling and immediate value for our shareholders, and allows PCC's employees to continue to operate in the same manner that has generated many years of exceptional service and performance to our customers.

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SUMMARY:


Under the direction of the Quality Manager participate in operation of quality control program designed to meet all customer and third party requirements, and internal goals established by plant management. This program consists of managing and establishing check points in all operations of the quality system in all the departments, and the auditing procedure and frequency to insure conformance to established procedures. This program will identify trends and recommend corrective action. In addition, areas of excessive cost due to rework, welding or other similar operations will be identified for corrective action.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Review drawings and related specification on new programs. Inform Engineering of quality requirements to insure conformance of initial samples and subsequent production. Direct the preparation of the Inspection Method Sheet and other customer required documentation to insure timely customer approval of initial submission.

Manage individual customer self-release programs including procedure preparation and maintenance, purchase order/control review, inspection of parts (audit/sampling) for conformance to requirements, direct contact with customer representatives and handling any customer returns/complaints.

Investigate quality complaints from customers and establish corrective action by working with Engineering and Production Departments as required.

Assist Quality Manager in conducting plant surveys as required by customers. Assist at meetings in determining rework or salvage methods as may be required and establish corrective action of jobs with excessive scrap.

Perform other duties of equal or less complexity as assigned or directed by management.

Must know and follow all company and departmental safety rules.



QUALIFICATIONS:


* BS degree in engineering or related discipline

* 4 6 years of related Quality experience, Aerospace desirable

* Thorough knowledge of investment casting processes and quality assurance methods and techniques, materials, metallurgical and ceramic aspects and requirements

* Ability to read and interpret complicated drawings and specifications

* Knowledge and use of advanced shop mathematics, QC statistics and formulas

* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

* Ability to prioritize and multitask

* Proficient in Microsoft Office; specifically Excel

MENTAL AND VISUAL DEMAND:

Flow of work and character of duties involve normal mental and visual attention most of the time.

Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed 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.

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