Project Engineer

Precision Castparts Corporation Groton , CT 06349

Posted 2 months ago

Project Engineer


United States of America

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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


The principal goal of the Project Engineer is to install improved systems and methodology to confirm the quality and dimensional compliance of all inspections meet both PCC and customer specifications. The Project Engineer is responsible for improving the layout inspection department efficiency by identifying and implementing new technologies. The solutions will involve both hardware and software solutions to improve throughput, repeatability, and mitigate risks. The Project Engineer will also coordinate department scheduling to meet production goals. The Project Engineer is responsible for the overall department accuracy for all information and generated reports and documentation.


  • Improve inspection accuracy and repeatability.

  • Work with internal layout inspection technical resources to identify opportunities for improvement for both inspection methods and reporting methodology.

  • Improve current methods and implement new automated data processing methods to maintain data accuracy.

  • Implement additional CMM and non-contact scanning technology.

  • Identify opportunities to improve the gathering, storage, and recall of data.

  • Support daily, weekly, monthly targets for throughput by coordinating department activities that include production inspection timing and scheduling, inspection request planning, and reviewing of inspection reports.

  • Focal point for all department scheduling activities including production and first article inspections.

  • Provide on demand technical assistance for all layout inspection operations.

  • Work with finishing supervisors and leads to assess risk to schedule.

  • Manage department capital equipment acquisition projects.

  • May be assigned to special cost reduction initiatives as part of a multi-discipline team.


This position reports to the Engineer Manager.


  • Organizational and communication skills are critical to this position.

  • Interpreting blueprints and applying proper GD&T principles.

  • Analytical skills are critical for this leadership position.


  • Bachelors Degree in engineering highly preferred.

  • 3+ years of of leading projects in a manufacturing required. Casting experience prefered.

  • 3+ years experience of proven application of blueprint interpretation

  • Geometric Dimensional & Tolerancing training preferred

  • Understanding of programming methodology

  • Desired understanding of statical process capability analysis

  • Broad knowledge of mechanical, industrial, materials science principles

  • Must have good understanding of data processing, MS Excel, Minitab

  • Must have demonstrated ability to interact with manufacturing on technical issue

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Project Engineer

Precision Castparts Corporation