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Screw Machine Operator - Cherry

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: May 25, 2023

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United States of America

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Santa Ana







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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

Screw Machine OperatorPosition Summary:Under minimal supervision, sets up and/or operates insert machines in the department (e.g. assembly, broach, tap, roll, crimp, chase).C o m p e t e n c y R e q u i r e m e n t s:Level A:

  • Performs all Level B and C competencies;
  • Machine Set-Up & Operation: Independently sets up and operates all of department machines. Set-Up includes:
  • selecting and installing tooling;
  • selecting and setting appropriate speeds and feeds;
  • performing routine preventative maintenance on all equipment; and
  • selecting and installing special attachments.
  • Training and Development: Ability to train others in all functions of the department, including:
    • Safety (PPE, JHA, MSDS, Haz-Com, Hand Tools, Lockout/Tagout, Emergency Evacuation, Showers/Eye Wash)
    • Machine Set-Up & Operation
    • 6S/Department Procedures/Standard Work
    • Paperwork/Documentation
    • Quality Expectations (e.g. AS9100 standards, Calibration, Inspection Tools and Procedures, etc.)
    • Productivity and Quality:
      • Maintains productivity rating within the top 20% for the department
      • Zero scrap and re-work on a consistent basisLevel B:
      • Performs all Level C competencies;
      • Machine Set-Up:Independently sets up a minimum of 3 machines. Set-Up includes:
        • selecting and installing cutting tools;
        • selecting and setting appropriate speeds and feeds;
        • performing routine preventative maintenance on all equipment; and
        • selecting and installing special attachments.
        • Machine Operator:Ability to independently operate all department machines.
        • Workmanship:Demonstrated ability to independently identify and take appropriate action to prevent, correct or reject the following:
          • Burrs
          • Discoloration
          • Surface roughness
          • Cracks
          • Nicks
          • Scratches
          • Dents
          • Inspection Tools and Procedures, etc.
          • Productivity and Quality:
            • Meets overall productivity standards
            • Zero scrap and re-work on a consistent basisLevel C:
            • Basic Math:Demonstrated ability to perform the following types of calculations:
              • Addition
              • Subtraction
              • Multiplication
              • Division
              • Decimals
              • Fractions
              • Basic Visual and Dimensional Inspection:Demonstrated ability to inspect parts reliably using the following tools:
                • caliper (dial and digital);
                • micrometer
                • comparator
                • pin gage
                • gage block set
                • other functional gages
                • Blueprint Reading & Interpretation:Demonstrated ability to reliably read and interpret the following:
                  • Drawing terms
                  • Call-outs
                  • Symbols and/or descriptions
                  • Types of lines
                  • Front, top, side, and section view
                  • Types of radii
                  • Tolerances (min and max)
                  • External and internal thread
                  • Surface finish
                  • Fastener related specifications
                  • Quality Documentation:Demonstrated knowledge of and compliance with quality system and documentation requirements, including:
                    • Routers
                    • Inspection plans
                    • Ability to make corrections to work instructions, routers and inspection plans
                    • Manufacturing procedures & Work Instructions
                    • Quality procedures
                    • Machine Operator:Ability to independently operate some department machines.
                    • Productivity and Quality:
                      • Consistently meets overall productivity standards
                      • Minimal scrap and re-work on a consistent basisPositionAccountabilities:1. Manufactures product as required.2. Ensures that tooling is available for requested print.3. Ensures that parts are made to required dimensions and specifications.4. Documents results of production process associated with specified projects.5. Accurately completes all standard work as required.6. Maintains a clean and safe work area.7. Maintains preventive maintenance on equipment.8. Solicits work from management team when necessary.9. Complies with all environmental safe practices and regulations. Reads all MSDS' and possesses thorough knowledge of all oil and chemical labeling and storage requirements.10. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.PositionQualifications:MINIMUM EDUCATION* High school or equivalentEXPERIENCE & SKILLS*Prior related experience highly preferred (e.g. assembly, roll, tap, crimp, and chase)*Mechanical aptitude*Ability to read and interpret blueprints*Ability to enter data into automated system as required (e.g. MRP)*Inspection: Visual and manual*Ability to accurately use inspection equipment (e.g. micrometer, calipers, functional gauges, comparators, etc.)*Performs basic math functions (e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, etc.)*Follows verbal and written instructions*Attention to detail*Ability to accurately complete standard work*Safety conscious*Ability to identify and resolve clearly defined problems*Communicate all issues, concerns or questions to management*Flexible in duties, work-flow, and priorities*Ability to work over-time as requiredLEVEL OF SUPERVISION* No supervisory level

                        For informational purposes only, the range of pay for this role is $23.50 to $29.50 US Dollar (USD) Hourly based on a variety of factors. For informational purposes only, this role is eligible to participate in the Company's Quarterly Cash Bonus Plan, paid out at the quarterly bonus factor of 1X the Company's bonus multiple, based on the Company's performance in the applicable quarter. Employees will receive 40 hours paid time off every year. Employees will also receive 10 paid holidays. Employees (and their families) are eligible to participate in the company's medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are eligible to enroll in the Company's 401(k) plan.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), Santa Ana , Screw Machine Operator - Cherry, Other , Santa Ana, California

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