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Quality/ Continuous Improvement CO-OP Opportunity 2023-2024 PA

PCC Overview:
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.
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.

Special Metals, a division of PCC, is the world leader in the invention, production and supply of high-nickel alloys for critical applications. Special Metals has over a century of expertise creating high-performance alloy products engineered for the most brutal, mission-critical services in the industry. With its focus on research and technology, Special Metals has invented and developed a large majority of the commercial nickel-based superalloys offered in the market today and is the one of the largest volume suppliers of nickel superalloys. Special Metals’ time-tested nickel alloys are highly engineered to offer a superior combination of heat resistance, high temperature and corrosion resistance, toughness and strength for the most demanding applications. Special Metals does more than just invent, develop and make high-performance alloys. Special Metals provides comprehensive metallurgical solutions in the toughest environments and helps customers manage, maintain and optimize the use of premium metals through a range of mission-critical, value-added services.

Greenville Metals, a group within PCC's Special Metals Group, is a unique metallurgical resource with the ability to partner strategically with customers. We provide technology-based solutions and services to companies around the globe which require air melt grade master alloys and conversion products. Greenville Metals produces metallurgical products using many techniques including electric arc furnace, AOD, induction furnaces, and various crushing, grinding, and sizing equipment. We use nickel, cobalt, and iron-based (particularly stainless steel) alloys to produce products such as ingots, pigs, shot, and powder

Quality/ Continuous Improvement Job Summary
Work in collaboration with the US Quality & CI Managers to:
·      Assist Q&CI Manager with tracking corrective actions and investigation statuses.
·      Assists in the documentation and revision of the QMS system and maintains recordkeeping as required. 
·      Assist with continuous improvement efforts at the facility with the goals of reducing operating cost and enhancing business and production efficiency, product reliability and customer satisfaction.
Essential Functions
·      Adheres to plant and department safety rules, safely operate all equipment and tools, identifies and reports safety problems.
  • Maintain clean and safe work area.
·      Provide new hire orientation for quality at the site.
·      Participate in the internal audit process and train to become an internal auditor.
·      Data gathering, analysis and interpretation.
·      Performs all aspects of the position according to the PCC Code of Conduct and SOX guidelines.
Education and Experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be enrolled in an Engineering, Chemistry or Technical field or equivalent combination at a post-secondary education institution.
  • Good working knowledge of all MS Office applications and internet applications.
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, be willing to learn and have a desire to succeed.
  • Ability to work under moderate supervision and use own initiative.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills at all levels of the organization, including written, oral, email, telephone, and presentation Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work effectively.
·      Perform all aspects of the position according to the PCC Code of Conduct and SOX guidelines.
Additional notes
The Company retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Physical Dimensions
Physical Demands – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands – Must be able to frequently remain in a stationary position with repetitive hand motions. Must be able to occasionally move about inside the office area to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer, copy machine, calculator and computer printer. May be required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must be able to don appropriate personal protective equipment including but not limited to, metatarsal shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hard hats, hearing protection and flame-retardant clothing.
Work Environment – The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Works primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. May occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the office setting with exposure to climate changes, uneven surfaces, heights, noise, airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.