Precision Castparts Corp. Sr. Metallurgist in Paramount, California

The Sr. Metallurgist candidate will supervise and plan the metallurgical aspects of the process; conduct analysis to identify and implement continual improvement activities; and represent the Company with our customers, suppliers, and certifying agencies.


  • Comply with and support PCC Code of Conduct Requirements and Company policies and procedures, as well as Federal, State and Local regulations.

  • Comply with and support AS9100, SOX requirements and all PCC Cardinal Rules, including EHS and Quality.

  • Ensure product conforms to all customer required metallurgical properties.

  • Write manufacturing plans for customer approval, which define required processing parameters.

  • Ensure all products shipped meet the requirements of the approved manufacturing plans.

  • Define forging temperatures, heat treat process and testing as required by customer specifications.

  • Write metallurgical reports for customer approval which summarize product processing and testing.

  • Analyze test data and adjust processing parameters as required to ensure continuing conformance to customer requirements.

  • Maintain “external” customer relationship for communication of technical issues, resolution of product issues. This includes similar contact concerning technical issues with raw material suppliers.

  • Identify and report metallurgical deviations with corrective action to disposition effected product, and identify the product within all necessary data/quality systems.

  • Communicate with all levels of management; report any problems affecting product integrity.

  • Provide technical metallurgical engineering support to customers and QA department

  • Maintain quality improvement and industry standards.

  • Conduct metallurgical failure analysis as needed.

  • Conduct microstructures evaluation and interpretation of microstructures and Grain size ratings

  • Provide materials engineering support to operations and equipment.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • B.S. in Material Sciences with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in a manufacturing operation.

  • Experience with heat treat, pyrometry and aerospace forging products preferred.

  • Knowledge of NADCAP/AS9001 Requirements and AMS2750E Pyrometry.

  • Knowledge of standards and specifications: ASTM, ASM, AISI, SAE and MIL.

  • Experience working with Quality specification requirements of major aerospace customers: Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Safran, GE Aviation, Military, Northrop Grumman, Pratt & Whitney, and others. GE Grain Size Evaluation/Ratings E50TF133-S10 Certification is a plus.

  • Quality systems and document maintenance background.

  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to manage competing priorities

  • Ability to collect and analyze metallurgical data

  • Good communication skills; verbal and written

  • Team Player

  • Continuous improvement mindset.

  • Ability to support a 24 / 7 operation.

Requisition ID: 175607.1