BOEING: N0309 - General Machinist - Auburn, WA

Employer: Boeing

Job Description:
At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Company is seeking General Machinist to join our team supporting Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Auburn, Washington!

General Machinist's setup, operate and adjust numerous types of Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) single and multiple tool machining centers. These machines may include lathes, planers, and milling machines. They utilize custom control media, setups and program documents, to fabricate close tolerance, high quality parts from metals, plastics and composite materials. Employment in this position also requires lifting 10-15 lbs, 15-35 lbs, reaching, handling, turning/twisting, lifting/lowering, climbing, balancing, bending, kneeling, crouching, squatting, contact with metals, solvents, coolants, exposure to moving parts and tools, sharp cutters, slipping hazards, noise and atmospheric conditions, and the use of personal safety gear for face/eye, hand/arm and feet.

Position Responsibilities:

Prepare to set-up job (e.g., production orders, first lots, tool tryouts) or run previously set-up job by reviewing work order, tie-in sheets, operator's or setup documents, drawings or CATIA plots.
Ensure that correct material (e.g., type and quantity) was issued per plan and is free from defects. Select appropriate tools, as required.
Identify type of set-up required to machine part/assembly. Perform layout/lofting on parts/assemblies, as required.
Perform machining operations using manual/CNC machines, as required. Generate (NC) Numerically Controlled programs and setup documents, using an on-line computer system and math (e.g., algebra, geometry, trigonometry), as required.
Select machine accessories and holding devices (e.g., chucks, vises, turntables).
Verify that apparatus is in good condition.
Identify fixtures and/or shop aids to be built and fabricate, using appropriate equipment (e.g., mill, lathe, bandsaw, drill press, sander, grinder), as required.
Attach machine accessories, tools and shop aides, using dial indicators, edge finders, wrenches, bolts, clamps and overhead cranes.
Upload/download CNC programs to machine controller, using computing programs from various servers/data bases.
Troubleshoot and edit program media (e.g., Media Tryout (MTO)), as required. Select and check cutting tools per program or CNC documents.
Ensure cutters are the correct type, length, diameter, radius and are in good condition.
Load and unload cutters following program information or set-up documents, using tool holders, spindle tapers, hand tools (e.g., wrenches, mallets, spanners) and/or overhead cranes.
Set machine coordinates or index points per CNC documents, including cutter offset/compensations, tool heights and probes, using controller keyboard, coax indicator or digital readout, height blocks, shims and edge finders.
Run CNC programs to machine rough and precision cut parts following CNC documents.
Adjust machine settings (e.g., speeds and feeds) to correct machining problems or to prepare machine for next operation in sequence.
Perform editing of CNC programs per shop requirements.
Monitor machine during operation for unusual vibration or sounds, watch machine gauges and controller display or digital readout for warnings, visually check cutter path, clearance, chips to ensure smooth operation.
Check work during each operation and/or after completed job to ensure parts are complete per drawing/plan and that there are no defects (e.g., tool marks, mismatch, incorrect cutter finish).
Develop and perform Statistical Process Control (SPC) functions, if required. Handle and dispose of hazardous materials (e.g., coolants, solvents) in approved manner per Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), using personal protective equipment, as required.
Assist other employees with setups, methods and procedures, by passing on verbal and written information and answering questions.
Maintain personal and tool certifications, as required.
This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

5+ years of experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications such as SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project
Experience using basic math (e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)
Able to lift, push and pull up to 35 pounds frequently within an 8 hour shift
5+ years of experience working with detailed work instructions, reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, or specifications
5+ years of experience using precision measuring tools and equipment such as micrometers, calipers, and/or dial indicators
5+ years of experience using hand tools and/or hand-held power tools
1+ years experience using CAD/CAM software
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

High school graduate or GED preferred.

Typical Education:

High school graduate or GED preferred.


This position is located in a location that does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.


This position is for 2nd shift.

Drug Free Workplace

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Other Relevant Information & Requirements:

This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.

Resumes of current Puget Sound Boeing employees submitted via Careers at Boeing will be considered
At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: $ 24 - $47.82

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Experience Level

Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award

Full time

Contact Person:
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Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $24 - $47.82 /HR

Posted on April 06, 2023

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