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Precision Castparts Reviews

Updated April 16, 2018
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Pros
  • opportunities for growth, high visibility, good pay and benefits (in 10 reviews)

  • Good pay and benefits, rewards for good employees, kick in the pants for bad (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance seems to deteriorate as you advance, but that's expected in most large companies mid to senior mgmt (in 20 reviews)

  • Sometimes can have long hours, sometimes you are on call, and sometimes you may have to come in on a weekend (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Precision Castparts full-time

    Pros

    So far so good. I start in July but they have been very impressive.

    Cons

    Don't know location of job until a month before starting time.

    Advice to Management

    At this time, no other advice.


  2. "HR Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    global organization, many opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    still standardizing ways of working

  3. "Its a race to the bottom."

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    Former Employee - Aerostructures in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Aerostructures in Tulsa, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Precision Castparts full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits and decent pay is possible.

    Cons

    No hope for the right decisions to be made for future growth. Horrible executive leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on long term relationships. Use common sense and do whatever it takes to deliver quality parts on time. Focus on what makes you money and not just the money you're making.


  4. "Engineering CO-OP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Precision Castparts full-time

    Pros

    Good experience, knowledgeable engineering, production, and quality teams. Great place to learn manufacturing principles.

    Cons

    Had little influence in decision making.

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "Engineering"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Cypress, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Cypress, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Precision Castparts full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Large company lots of opportunity and possible future options

    Cons

    Seems that only place they're willing to spend money is in foreign countries nothing to update are facility

    Advice to Management

    None, they already know how the employees feel through the quarterly meetings


  6. "Good pay and benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Precision Castparts full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits: health care, dental, and 401k

    Cons

    inconsistent work hours, 6 day work week

    Advice to Management

    Improve treatment of employees


  7. "Great Organization that has potential to be great."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Precision Castparts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Large organization with Global locations that could provide growth opportunity.

    Cons

    Entities with organization are run very different therefore no culture or consistency has been created. Disconnected leadership to the employees.

    Advice to Management

    Evaluate Management as the Leadership teams are questionable. Losing a large number of quality managers in one business line is not a coincidence.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Buyer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Precision Castparts full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities for advancement, especially if willing to relocate

    Cons

    Too much focus on making projected numbers, not enough focus on future


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Set-up of 3 and 5 axis cnc machining centers. Edit programs when needed and verify offsets."

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    Current Employee - CNC Machinist in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - CNC Machinist in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Precision Castparts full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Alot of available overtime. Company dinner before Christmas. Also quarterly bonuses. More overtime than you can handle as well. Easy to get to from the highway.

    Cons

    Experience personal are misused by putting them on simple beginner platform machine's. Pay could be better as well as the raises for the people who excel at their job.

    Advice to Management

    Use your people wisely based on thier experience level and advance those that show the desire to learn and retain the information in which they were taught. As well compensate them for thier abilities fairly.


  10. "Layout Inspector"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Precision Castparts full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong market places present and solid market share

    Cons

    Disconnect between engineering and production management

    Advice to Management

    Create ownership, let upper management stay to make long term investment in there decisions instead quarter by quarter decisions.


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