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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.”
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 5000 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, Noranco and Kalistrut. Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China.
Located in Kent Washington, Protective Coatings Inc. is a leading provider of full service finishing for the aerospace, electronics and medical industries in both commercial and defense applications. Services include but are not limited to non-destructive testing such as fluorescent penetrant and magnetic particle inspection and a wide variety of surface enhancement processes such as shot peening and abrasive blasting, passivation, cadmium and nickel zinc plating, chromic, sulfuric and boric sulfuric acid anodizing and the application of chromate conversion coating on ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Organic coating includes the application and testing of multiple resin systems such as epoxies, phenolics, polyurethanes, polyesters, elastomerics, intumescents, lacquers, alkyds, acrylics, dry-film lubricants, powder coatings and Teflon. Current approvals include the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program, (NADCAP), Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company, Boeing Defense and Space, Boeing/Philadelphia, Boeing Long Beach, Grumman, Gulfstream, Lockheed Martin, Goodrich, Bombardier, Cessna and Sikorsky among much else.
Founded in 1976, Protective Coatings Inc. was later acquired by Precision Castparts in 2012, and became part of the Aerostructures Division. Staffed with approximately 300 employees, the facility generates annual revenues in excess of $26 million. As a defense contractor Protective Coatings Inc. is registered with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls as a subsidiary of Precision Castparts Corp and is fully compliant with all relevant facets of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations.
Selected candidates for HR Assistant position will learn tasks that support the Human Resources department. An HR Assistant will be expected to perform a variety of support functions which include but are not limited to recruitment, staffing, personnel records, employee relations, compensation, benefits, training, and administration. Candidates must have some knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Human Resources field. [OA1] Candidates must have the ability and desire to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced production environment, be resourceful and innovative, present a strong business ethic and compliance to leadership and company policies, and be a good communicator with the ability to represent the company in a positive manner. Other responsibilities will include adherence to organization safety rules and regulations. Level 1 candidates rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job and work under immediate supervision.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Demonstrate company’s commitment to quality and safety.
Maintain employee confidence and protect operations by keeping human resource information confidential.
Coordinate communication with candidates and schedule interviews
Submit background checks into system.
Welcome new employees to the organization by assisting with orientation.
Explain company policies and programs, gather required documentation, and administer required training with employees or job applicants.
Maintain employee records in both electronic and paper format.
Assist employees with general benefits enrollment questions.
Enter training records in ProCoat system and file hard copies.
Maintains employee information by entering and updating employment and status-change data.
Perform administrative duties such as filing, copying, faxing, answer phones.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
Properly handle complaints and grievance procedures
Maintain compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or Export Administration Regulations, including issuing badges, verifying documentation, and completing E-Verify for all new employees.
PC literacy (MS Office, in particular) – intermediate.
Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail.
Committed to providing outstanding customer service every day.
Proven success in current role.
Ability to professionally and sensitively resolve employee issues.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Effective time management and prioritization skills.
Ability to work alone or as a member of a team.
Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.