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Metallurgical ( Quality) Engineer - Cherry

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: November 19, 2022

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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

P o s i t i o n S u m m a r y :
Under minimal supervision, investigates properties of metals and develops
methods to use new alloys, and improve usage and processes. Provides
technical advice to Focused Factories, other divisions, and outside wire
processing suppliers. Manages Nadcap material testing laboratory and ISO
17025 compliance. Trains, evaluates and qualifies Lab personnel.
P o s i t i o n A c c o u n t a b i l i t i e s :
1. Provides technical advise on material and processing issues.
2. Writes, reviews and establishes processing requirements (internal & industry)
for materials.
3. Evaluates material problems and recommends solutions.
4. Performs failure analysis on products and writes technical reports.
5. Provides metallurgical support to all focused factories including installation tool
and outside wire processing suppliers.
6. Manages materials test laboratory in compliance with Nadcap & ISO 17025.
Generates and revise procedures used in laboratory. Trains, evaluates and
qualifies laboratory personnel.
7. Complies with all environmental safe practices and regulations. Reads all
MSDS' and possesses thorough knowledge of all oil and chemical labeling and
storage requirements.
8. Performs other related duties as directed by the director of Quality Assurance.
The responsibility in the material test laboratory is equivalent to that of a
degreed chemist.
HRP-004-E31, Rev. -, Date: 5 Nov 14, DCR# 14-1090 Page 2 of 4
P o s i t i o n Q u a l i f i c a t i o n s :
MINIMUM EDUCATIONBachelor's degree in engineering withemphasis on metallurgy. Master's of
Science degree preferredMINIMUM EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

  • 7 years
  • Familiar with Nadcap/ISO/IEC 17025
    and AS9100 requirements/systems
    Generates and revises internal material
    specifications, laboratory
    procedures/instructions and other
    procedures as applicable per customer,
    industrial and Nadcap requirements
  • Performs test/inspection using diagnostic
    equipment: Mechanical Testing
    Equipment, Metallurgical sample
    preparation and evaluation equipment,
    Hardness Tester, Scan Electronic
    Microscope, X-Ray spectrum and other
    inspection tools as applicable.
  • Interprets fracture features,
    microstructure and other metallurgical
  • Computer proficiency - MS Office, Excel,
    Word, database, testing related software,
  • Composes letters, memorandums and
    other communication documents
  • Reads and understands engineering
  • Follows instructions

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