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%.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over $10 billion publicly traded company (NYSE: PCP) 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. 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."
PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.
PCC Aerostructures now includes more than 35 plants in the U.S, Europe and Asia with over 5500 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Noranco, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, and Kalistrut. Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China.
Located in Wichita, Kansas Brittain Machine, located in Wichita, Kansas, is a unique manufacturing facility that meets the demanding requirements of major commercial and defense aircraft manufacturers, as well as multiple general-aviation companies.
Our 185,000 square feet, climate controlled facility features dozens of precision and computer-numerically controlled machines, including multi-spindle 5-Axis gantry machines with capability of up to 200 feet for both hard and soft metals.
Brittain's expertise is unsurpassed in the aerospace industry, complementing our facilities and extensive equipment are the professionals that make it happen. Through decades of experience our team knows how to deliver innovative solutions for complex challenges to meet our customers' evolving needs.
Part of Synchronous Aerospace Group, Brittain was acquired by PCC in November, 2012.
The Handformer will report to the Assembly Supervisor.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Straightens work pieces (Titanium, Steel, Aluminum) to blueprint specifications using hand tools, straightening press, and knowledge of metal properties.
Measures straightened work pieces for conformance within specifications using straight edge, micrometers, feeler gauges, and or calipers.
Knowledge of using blast machine to straighten parts
Follow all safety and quality procedures and standards and participate in efforts to improve processes, product flow and work standards
Maintain safety and cleanliness of equipment and work area
Previous Handforming experience preferred
Proven attendance record
Ability to question, understand, and follow written and verbal instructions
Ability to work any shift and overtime, including weekends and holidays if necessary
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Able to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
Able to exert 20-50 lbs of force frequently
Subject to high noise levels from operating machines
Physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts
Breathing fumes, dust, and mist
Skin exposure to oils and cutting fluid
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.
PCC Aerostructures manufactures products for the United States and foreign militaries. These products are subject to U.S. Export Laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Export Administration Regulations. Employment at PCC Aerostructures facilities is limited to U.S. citizens, U.S. Nationals, Permanent Residents or requires approval from the relevant U.S. government agency. As a condition of employment, all employees working at a PCC Aerostructures facility must complete an Export Compliance Non-Disclosure Statement. This form requires proof of U.S. Person status and is validated with one of the following; Vital Statistics Certified U.S. Birth Certificate, U.S. Passport (not expired), U.S. Permanent Resident Card (aka 'green card' - not expired), U.S. Certificate of Naturalization, or Proof that individual is a "protected individual" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
Precision Castparts Corporation