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CNC Machinist

Wyman Gordon Phoenix, AZ
  • Posted: July 12, 2019
  • Full-Time
  • Company Profile:
    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.
    On August 8, 2015 the boards of Managers of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and Precision Castparts Corp.) have unanimously approved a definitive agreement for Berkshire Hathaway to acquire all outstanding PCC shares.  "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 Managers is proud that PCC will be joining Berkshire," said Warren E. Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman and chief executive officer.
    "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."

    Business Profile: 
    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 North America, Mexico, 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, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, and Kalistrut.  Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Arizona, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China. 

    Location Profile:
    The Noranco Deer Valley and Jet Processing facilities were recently acquired by PCC and provide high precision machined and fabricated components to the commercial and aerospace industry along with anodizing, passivation and other surface treatments.  Aircraft platforms currently include the Boeing 737, Airbus A380, Lockheed Martin F-35 and Gulfstream E650.  Combined annual sales revenue is in excess of $40 million and growing.

    Position Summary:
    The Machinist is responsible for the setup and operation of vertical, horizontal 3-6 axis CNC machining centers and CNC lathes. The Machinist reports directly to the Production Manager and does not have any direct reports.

    Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
     Setup of machines through use of proper tools, and the most efficient technique. Align vises, fixtures with indicator to be parallel or square to a reference surface. Indicate position of the fixture and parts. Set axis to correct position by using the right numeric code. Load and unload the program. 
     Participate in the update and maintenance of set up sheets for all parts through the work center.
     Operate machine with proper guarding in place, report any damaged guarding, tool holders, tools etc. Ensure guards are replaced after set up. Monitor oil levels of machine; keep machine and tools in condition.
     Check the first part and make sure that all the dimensions are within tolerance.
     Change and modify programs where applicable.
     Change tool length and diameter offsets, fixture and pallet offsets.
     Modify and grind cutting tools as required, and use proper feed and speed for maximum efficiency.
     Keep production running; deburr and prep parts for loading, or clean parts to reload.
     Check parts, deburr, tapping, counter boring and cleaning up tools holders from the previous setup.
     Prepare tools and fixtures for the next job, get new tools, use regrind tools as required. Make sure to plan ahead when special tools may be required. 
     Follow Health and Safety Policies and practice safe work habits, industrial hygiene and good housekeeping around benches and machines.
     Identify opportunities for improvement via new tooling, set up reduction concepts and programming changes to improve cost and delivery
     Participate in root cause and corrective action identification for inferior quality parts.
     All other duties as assigned

    Soft Skills:

     Dedication to accuracy, being organized, and desires to be held accountable for functional area.
     Communicate effectively: Ability to express yourself clearly (orally, written, electronic, and non-verbal) and to be a good listener. Ability to work Co-operatively with others, maintain a positive attitude and promote the company's best interests.
     Commit to the job: honesty, dependability, and enthusiasm.
     Ability to learn new tasks and willingness to take on new tasks.
     Accept responsibility: Take pride in the quality of your work, evaluate it regularly, and effective use of time.
     The ability & willingness to adapt & be flexible to an ever changing growth environment.
     Demonstrate persistence, self-motivation, and display and effort to continually improve performance.
     Ability to use all the available measuring tools such as micrometer, dial gauges, deep micrometer, vernier, measuring block, and height gauges
     Ability to create layouts, read and interpret blue prints and drawings
     Full understanding of geometric tolerances
     Ability to identify wear of cutting tools (inserts, drills, end mills, boring bars, etc.)
     Ability to change and set cutting tools
     Experience in the aerospace industry an asset 
     Basic computer skills are an asset; Fanuc or Mazak control knowledge is a must.

    Level of Education:

     High School Diploma or GED.
     Machine Shop Experience: Two or more years. 

     Monday- Friday 7:am-3:30pm
     Monday- Friday 3:30pm- 2:00am

Wyman Gordon


Phoenix, AZ
85027 USA

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