Jack Jones bio

Jack Jones

Vice President and General Manager

Boeing South Carolina

Commercial Airplanes

Jack Jones is vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina. He has overall leadership responsibility for Boeing's South Carolina operations and facilities in North Charleston.

Boeing South Carolina assembles and delivers 787 Dreamliners to customers around the world. The site also fabricates, assembles, and installs systems for the aft fuselage sections of the 787 and joins and integrates 787 mid-body fuselage sections from structural partners in Japan and Italy.

Before joining the Boeing South Carolina team in March 2011, Jones served as vice president of the Everett Delivery Center, overseeing Airplane-on-Ground, Paint, Pre-Flight and Delivery operations for the Boeing wide-body models (747, 767, 777 and 787) assembled in Everett, Wash. He was named to that assignment in October 2003.

In March 2008, he began an assignment as vice president of Final Assembly and Change Incorporation for the 787, leading the team responsible for assembling the Dreamliner at the Everett factory. He returned to his Everett Delivery Center role in early 2010.

Previously, Jones was director of 747/767 Manufacturing from April 2003 to September 2003. In this capacity he led 747 and 767 build processes including Factory, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Tooling Production Control and Derivative Programs.

From May 1999 to March 2003, Jones was the 747 director of Manufacturing. Prior to that, Jones led the Everett site 747 / 767 Fuselage Responsibility Center (FRC) from August 1995 until March 1999.

Jones started his career with Boeing as an Industrial Engineer in 1980 on the 757 Program. He spent time on several commercial and military programs, including B-2 Stealth Bomber and Air Force One prior to his assignment in Everett as the Fuselage Responsibility Center Director.

Jones received his bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Washington. He is married with one son.

Publish date: December 2012
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Boeing South Carolina Communications