73809 - Flexible Machining Systems OperatorAuburn, Washington; Puyallup, Washington
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Boeing Commercial Airplanes has an exciting opportunity for a Flexible Machining Systems Operator to join our team in Puyallup/Auburn, WA.
Employees in this position will setup, operate and adjust numerous types of Numerically Controlled (NC) Flexible Machining Systems (e.g. one or more machines), utilizing pre-planned control media and/or program documents to fabricate close tolerance, high quality parts from various types of metals. This position also requires handling, lifting less than 10 pounds, standing, walking, contact with metals, exposure to noise, atmospheric conditions, the use of personal protective equipment.
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, blueprints or CATIA plots.
Review Work Order (W/O) to ensure that correct material (e.g., type and quantity) and tools or fixtures were issued and are free from visible defects, update job tracking systems, as required.
Identify type of set-up required.
Check machine(s) set-up and/or parts completed by previous operator to determine progress on a job and ensure safe working conditions, as required.
Select accessories and holding devises for machine(s) (e.g., chucks, vises, turntables, templates).
Verify that apparatus is in good condition.
Identify fixtures, shop aids or templates to be built and fabricate, as required.
Attach machine accessories, tools, fixtures (e.g., coolant lines, air nozzles, suction devises), shop aides and gears using dial indicators, edge finders, wrenches, bolts, clamps and overhead cranes.
Upload/download (CNC) Computer Numerical Controlled programs to machine controller(s), using computing equipment from various servers/data bases.
Select and check cutting tools per program or CNC documents.
Ensure cutters are the correct type, length, diameter, radius and are in good condition. Install cutters into holder.
Set correct cutter gage length, check and adjust tool run-out and balance high speed cutters, as required.
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(s) 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.
Upload/download cell controller programs.
Troubleshoot and repair minor controller problems, as required.
Run CNC programs to machine rough and precision cut parts following NC documents.
Monitor machine(s) during operation for unusual vibration or sounds.
Watch machine gauges controller display, machine monitoring equipment or digital readout for warnings visually check cutter path, clearance, chips to ensure smooth operation.
Adjust machine settings (e.g., speeds and feeds) to correct machining problems or to prepare machine for next operation in sequence, including; head, spindle or wheel angles.
Perform minor editing of CNC programs per shop requirements.
Remove all sharp edges for safe handling with a de-burring tool and/or file, as required.
Perform Statistical Process Control (SPC) functions, as required.
Handle and dispose of hazardous materials (e.g., coolants, solvents) in approved manner per Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), as required.
Check work after completion of each operation in job and/or completed job to ensure parts are complete per drawing and that there are no defects (e.g., tool marks, mismatch, incorrect cutter finish).
Maintain personal and tool certifications, as required.
Perform machine accuracy checks (e.g., measuring equipment, calibrations) using probes, indicators and standards.
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):
1+ years of experience setting up and operating Manual and CNC machines
1+ years of experience in setting and using precision measuring tools and equipment such as micrometers, calipers, and/or dial indicators
1+ years of experience using software applications for internet navigation, email, Microsoft Suite and/or other specialized computer applications
1+ years of experience working with powered hand tools
Must have experience with reading and interpreting drawings, specifications, material processes, schematic and diagrams
Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 35 pounds frequently within an 8 hour shift
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Fabrication of airplane parts
Fabrication of temporary tooling
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:
Resumes of current Puget Sound Boeing employees submitted via Careers at Boeing will be considered as this job is not installed in QTTP.
This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.
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: $ 24.00 - $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.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award
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