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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. 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.” 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 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.  Location Profile: 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. Job Summary This is a hands-on working position that will engage in a wide variety of quality assurance activities.  Support Production (QA’s internal Customer) as necessary to achieve the highest level of quality for Brittain Machine Customers. Essential Functions Primary Functional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Understand, adhere, and demonstrate to the company’s commitment to QUALITY and SAFETY! • Maintaining regular and punctual attendance according to shift-times or a pre-arranged work schedule. • Perform other duties, as assigned. • Perform First Article Inspection (FAI) and create FAI Reports • Receiving Inspection       o Verify configuration, quantity, correct shipping documents and any required certifications       o Completeness, general appearance of required processing and/or required features per the purchase order If required, measure and/or verify Key Characteristics • Machine Ops Inspection       o Verify configuration, quantity, completeness of required features, general appearance, surface finish and edgepreparation.       o  Material verification by hardness and conductivity inspection.       o Review Job Traveler for completeness of Machine Ops, quantities listed and nonconformances listed       o Measure and/or verify Key Characteristics, document measured results • Assembly Inspection       o Verify configuration, quantity, cured sealants and general appearance       o Review Job Traveler for completeness of Assembly Ops, quantities listed and nonconformances listed       o Measure and/or verify Key Characteristics, verify correct components, proper sealing, etc., document results • Part Mark       o Verify configuration, setup part marking machine per job traveler & engineering, perform part marking operation • Final Inspection       o Verify configuration, part mark, part mark location, quantity, and general appearance       o Review Job Traveler for completeness of Machine Ops, quantities listed and nonconformances listed       o Measure and/or verify Key Characteristics, verify correct components, proper sealing, etc., document results       o ‘First Part Buy’ (FPB) Inspection       o Perform FPB inspection as required • Perform data entry activities and record preparation after inspection • Non-Conformances       o Creation of NC/Discrepant Material Report (DMR)       o Supporting Production employees in determining root cause/corrective action for internal nonconformances • Review/Prepare and scan raw material, hardware and processing receiving labels for record retention.  • Review/Prepare and scan final job packets for record retention Qualifications Qualified candidates have the following: • High School Diploma or GED • Min. 1 yrs – Quality Assurance, Min. 1 yrs – Aerospace, Min. 1 yrs – Machine Shop Knowledge, Skills and Ability: • Must have the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet expectations for required competencies in position, which includes: 1) safety, health, and environmental awareness, 2) business ethics and compliance, 3) technical/professional competence and quality & time management, 4) interpersonal relations and communication skills, 5) initiative, flexibility, innovation, and adaptability, 6) continuous improvement and problem solving, and 7) planning and organizing. [See performance evaluation form] • Proficient in the use of precision measurement tools/equipment including but not limited to caliper, micrometer, height gage, hardness and conductivity. • Familiar with surface finish, edge preparation and general appearance of machined parts. • Familiar with outside processing certifications • Knowledgeable of Engineering drawings/models • Computer literate • Base knowledge of CATIA • Basic understanding of a CMM • Basic understanding of CNC machining • Familiar with AS9100/QMS ITAR Requirements: Our organization has a responsibility to comply with all applicable requirements set forth by International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”, 22 CFR 120-130). As such, this position may have access to ITAR controlled information and must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States. Click Here To Applyhttps://precast.mua.hrdepartment.com/pm_module/cgi-bin/click.cgi?job_id=12255&site_id=35