1 With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered

Director of Product Development and Manufacturing Technology

Precision Castparts Corp. • 
Arlington, Texas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

The Director of Product Development and Manufacturing Technology will lead product development, as well as the technology roadmap for PCC Fasteners.

Position Overview:

  • Oversees the product development teams design, execution and operational sequencing of products from concept to customer delivery, meeting all "Go-To-Market" milestones, and achieving safety, quality, profitability, and speed-to-market requirements.
  • Plays a vital role in managing relationships with customers, suppliers, vendors and PCC Fasteners technical teams.
  • Collaborates with customers, PCC Fasteners Sites and PCC Fasteners Sales team to develop innovative new product ideas and trends, working with Division President and VP of Sales to monitor and adapt annual strategic business plan and growth strategy.
  • Has overall responsibility for the planning and delivery across a broad set of projects, potentially for a PCC Fasteners Division product suite. This includes all aspects of the project, from initial planning to delivery of a finished product to the customer.
  • Manages engineering project teams associated with division projects, including recruiting and managing resources for the project, as well as coaching and mentoring members of the team to progress on their career paths.
  • Coordinates with key constituents outside of product development team including Sales, Supply Chain, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, Engineering, Quality and customers.
  • Works with PCC Fasteners sites to develop and execute the sites’ and Divisions Technology Roadmaps.


  • Responsible for leading the technology and engineering teams in the product development.
  • Develop and drive the strategic technology roadmap for PCC Fasteners.
  • Work with plant technical teams and leadership to develop a Division Technical Skills Matrix to include succession planning for subject matter experts.
  • Manage all aspects of the product development lifecycle from strategy, planning, design, development, launch, and maturation.
  • Identify and drive new opportunities for growth including new products, technologies, innovations, and partnerships.
  • Analyze and recommend build vs buy vs partner strategies to drive profitable growth.
  • Provide leadership to ensure success in executing against vision, strategy, and plans.
  • Deliver to a technical roadmap that strengthens and grows PCC Fasteners’ profitable market share growth
  • Develop appropriate processes, skills matrices and roadmaps including technology, hiring plans, training requirements, and staffing.
  • Responsible for complete end-to-end project management including release planning, delivery, monitoring progress, and reporting.
  • Drive consensus across multiple inputs to a common goal and make decisions
  • Engage actively with global customers to establish partnerships, address issues, support implementations, communicate vision and direction, and engage in joint roadmap planning
  • Build and grow highly skilled, cross-functional engineering teams across the globe.
  • Communicate strategic technology direction and roadmap internally and externally.
  • Support key, strategic customer engagements and adoption of new innovations.
  • Foster a customer-first culture where customer success is at the center of all strategies and decisions.
  • Responsible for leading, managing, developing, coaching, and mentoring a global team.
  • Promote professional growth and learning for team members by facilitating access to training and conferences for technical talent across the division.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 5+ years of Global leadership experience in product engineering, (Planning/Execution) and relevant industry (Manufacturing) – with proven track record of success. Fasteners experience highly preferred.
  • Overall 15+ years of experience in product development and engineering in a Global setting.
  • Demonstrable experience in product development and program management (preferably for Fasteners, Aerospace applications)
  • Bachelor&39;s degree required, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering Highly Preferred
  • Experience managing budgets and forecasts with ability to make trade-offs according to priorities.
  • Experience in design for manufacturing in machining environment.
  • Strong communication skills including verbal, written and interpersonal
  • Strong collaboration skills, driving many different people and departments to align to common goals and vision; ability to build consensus across disparate teams
  • Results driven; resourceful and able to manage shifting priorities.
  • Effective balance of strategic thinking and detail oriented
  • Ability to develop vision for strong profitable growth in the area of product development and motivate a large, global organization.
  • Identifies with PCC’s core values, to include integrity, relentless drive for results and teamwork..
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
For informational purposes only, the range for annual base salary for this role is $168900 to $253300 US Dollar (USD) Salaried based on a variety of factors. For informational purposes only, this role is eligible to participate in the Company’s Executive Bonus Plan, paid out up to 40 of the applicable annual base salary, based on the Company’s performance in the prior calendar year. Employees will receive 120 hours paid time off every year. Employees will also receive 10 paid holidays. Employees (and their families) are eligible to participate in the company&39;s medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are eligible to enroll in the Company’s 401(k) plan.
The position will be eligible to participate in the Company’s Long-Term Incentive Program
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