General MachinistPortland, Oregon
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The Boeing Company is looking for a General Machinist to join our team supporting Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Portland, OR.
General Machinists set up, operate and adjust numerous types of Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) single and multiple tool machining centers. These machines may include but are not limited to grinders, 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.
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):
Experience in MasterCAM programming.
Experience in 3, 4, or 5 axis machining.
Proficient at reading and understanding blueprints and shop drawings.
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Basic trigonometry, geometry, and machinist mathematical skill.
High school graduate or GED preferred.
Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. 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.
This position is for a variable shift.
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.
This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.
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