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Hand Finish and Parts Wash Operator

Sheffield, England Job ID 00000404417 Category Manufacturing Post Date Nov. 19, 2023
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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.

At Boeing Sheffield we engage the talent, pride and passion of people to be the leading manufacturer of flight critical, complex machined hardware to all of Boeing Commercial Airplanes for today and tomorrow. Here at Boeing Sheffield, we celebrate a culture around the Boeing Production System—our unique way of transforming our lean Production System to align the site’s culture on safety, quality and continuous improvement. This culture engages our employees because their thoughts, ideas, and talents are valued. We are looking for a parts wash/hand finisher, reporting into the Operations Manager, to join us that will be fully engaged and adaptable, will be team players and problem solvers, and will be excellent communicators.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring parts are washed to the correct standard

  • Working in line with production requirements and priorities

  • Visual inspection of parts for defects

  • Using computer systems to book completion of jobs.

  • Working safely with minimal supervision.

  • Ensure correct benching of components, including removal of sharp edges, cleaning of holes, use of orbital sanders, and hand de-burring to drawing and SOP requirements.

  • Ensure finishing of components to achieve ‘as drawn’ features

  • Part mark or ident product as per specifications/instructions provided as necessary

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Experience in parts wash or hand finish roles in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience of cleaning to a required standard

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Working knowledge of specifications, SOP’s and Work Instructions

  • Demonstration of basic numeracy to read measuring equipment

  • Attention to detail and diligence (right first time)

  • Work with minimum supervision following instruction

  • Initiative in time management and method

  • Significant levels of concentration required

  • Good verbal communicator

  • Versatility and flexibility to support job requirements

Typical Education/Experience:

Relevant experience or an industry qualification demonstrating use of power/air tools and bench/fettle processes


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Work Authorisation:

This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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Your Benefits

No matter where you are in life, our benefits help prepare you for the present and the future.

  • Competitive base pay and incentive programs.
  • Industry-leading tuition assistance program pays your institution directly.
  • Resources and opportunities to grow your career.
  • Up to $10,000 match when you support your favorite nonprofit organizations.
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