Precision Castparts Corp. Area Manager - LPC in Portland, Oregon


Responsible for managing the activities of assigned manufacturing areas and following established procedures and approved processes. Responsible for the safe manufacture of company products which may represent a broad diversity of manufacturing processes. Responsible for satisfying all quality and productivity requirements in a most cost-effective manner. May manage multiple shifts and/or departments. May manage production functions by delegation to Production Supervisors and/or shift/department leads. Area Manager positions are responsible for a greater span of control and/or require a greater level of demonstrated expertise in manufacturing and process skills than a Production Supervisor position.


May be responsible for a greater than average number of production employees, numbers of and/or value of manufacturing machines.


Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of and ability to apply PCC budgeting process and financial management tools. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of and ability to understand and apply the PCC planning process. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of and ability to apply the PCC manufacturing processes in area of responsibility. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of and ability to apply “lean”, “TOC”, “interference management” and “NEI” processes in area of responsibility. Demonstrated ability to manage more complex processes, procedures, and functions.


  • Responsible for the safe manufacture of products, safety in the areas of responsibility, and maintaining a safe, injury free work environment.

  • Ensures compliance with legal requirements and company safety policies.

  • Ensures that all employees work in a safe manner and that each employee is properly trained in all safety procedures. Ensures that good housekeeping practices are consistently followed.

  • Ensures effective employee relations.

  • Provides employee coaching and development.

  • Resolves employee issues through problem resolution.

  • Responsible for adherence to process control procedures, operating instructions, and all quality control instructions.

  • Plans, organizes and supervises operations in accordance with production schedules and requirements in the most cost effective manner.

  • Maintains awareness of policies and procedures and assures compliance by assigned employees.

  • Manages performance measures in area of responsibility.

  • Ensures that thru-put and target earned hours are attained and budget criteria is met or exceeded.

  • Works with employees to effectively resolve work place issues, gives necessary feedback on employee performance.

  • Conducts formal performance appraisals and recommends/approves pay increases, transfers, promotions, discipline and terminations in accordance with Company policies and procedures and state and federal laws.

  • Interviews and hires (recommends for hire) employees.

  • Is aware of and manages hiring process with consideration for affirmative action goals and EEO requirements.

  • Is responsible for training and developing subordinate supervisory staff to safely and effective manage assigned production operations.

  • Develops, trains, and involves employees in maintaining and improving departmental safety, efficiency, productivity, quality, cooperation and morale.

  • Maintains adequate staffing to meet required production schedules.

  • Leads the annual budgeting process for areas of responsibility.

  • As appropriate, submits Capital Equipment requests with cost qualifications.


  • Bachelors degree in business related curriculum or engineering curriculum or 5 to 7 years of progressive manufacturing leadership experience and responsibility.

  • Must have demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations and priorities.

  • Requires that the incumbent be highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently as well as work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

  • Must have demonstrated abilities to lead people and get results through others, with excellent verbal and written communication skills or the ability to develop the skills.

  • Must be computer literate, particularly in spreadsheet; financial; inventory and production planning and tracking applications.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, execute and deliver results in conformance with action plans.


PCC Structurals is committed to a diverse workforce. As Equal Opportunity Employer, VEVRAA Federal Contractor, affirmative action employer we provide equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances "Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Status/VEVRAA Federal Contractor". Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as PCC Structurals desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 503-652-3512 for assistance. PCC Structurals is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor committed to providing priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please visit

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.

Requisition ID: PCC-US.222544