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Silk Screener B Combination - 79805

Everett, Washington Job ID 00000393624 Category All Hourly Unions Post Date Nov. 16, 2023
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Job Description

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The Boeing Company is seeking an Silk Screener B Combination to join our teams supporting Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Everett, WA.

Employees in this position mix multicolor ink to correct viscosity and color/hue.

Set-up, and operate precision decorative silk screen printing machine for production/post production aircraft interior panels or trim decoration.

Must work in a climate-controlled environment and pass an eye color/hue test.

Employment in this position also requires, standing, walking lifting up to 35 pounds, rotation of head/neck, exposure to noise and energized sources and the use of personal safety gear for face, eyes, hand and ears.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Obtain work order (W/O) from industrial engineering (IE) as delivered to ink room.

  • Obtain and review Boeing Specifications, illustrations, sketches, Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) and verbal or written orders needed to accomplish job.

  • Obtain ink formula by accessing computer data base for each color required for that particular job.

  • Perform ink formulation (e.g., measure ink by weight, machine mix ink, apply ink to test specimen, dry in oven).

  • Use Spectramatch computer to test dried ink specimen, from reading on computer, add color, or toner for required color.

  • Use hand push cart to transport the formulated ink in bucket/containers to silk screen machine production line.

  • Operate water/solvent based ink precision screen machine by obtaining silk screen frame from rack, placing silk on printing press, index silk frame to substrate, pour bead of ink, load flood bar and squeegee to make prints, send through dryer, repeat these operations for each color.

  • Use on line printing control program to assist in machine silk screen operations.

  • Check ink color by using light room to match ink color against master test specimen.

  • Perform rework and touch-up of decorative interior parts by using appropriate equipment (e.g., artist brush, air brush) to complete job.

  • Remove silk screen frame from printing press, hand load on dolly and transport to wash room for ink cleaning process (e.g., pressure wash add detergent to screen , hand scrub with brush), return silk screen frame to storage rack.

  • Maintain and clean silk screen machine equipment (e.g., flood bar, squeegee) after color check or production run.

  • Move production parts, using appropriate material handling equipment (e.g., overhead crane, man aboard stacker).

  • Perform on board aircraft interior post production silk screen pattern check.

  • Handle and dispose of hazardous materials in approved manner.

  • File work packets in ink room filing cabinet and maintain silk screen records.

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):

  • Ability to Recognize Colors

  • Experience with Silk Screen Printing

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Perform ink formulation (e.g., measure ink by weight, machine mix ink, apply ink to test specimen, dry in oven).

Typical Education & Experience:

High school diploma and/or General Education Diploma (GED)


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.

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.

Union Representation Statement

This is an hourly position governed by the International Association of Machinists (IAM-751) Collective Bargaining agreement.

Other Relevant Information & Requirements

Current Boeing employees working in Puget Sound and Portland must submit an Employee Request Transfer (ERT) to be considered in the eligible candidate pool. Resumes of current Puget Sound Boeing employees submitted via Careers at Boeing will not be considered.

Shift Work Statement

This position is for 2nd shift

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. Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business consideration.

Summary pay range: $20.00 – $42.80 per hour

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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.

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