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Jeff Lierman

Every day around the globe, Boeing manufacturing employees are building something amazing. Our employees’ aptitude, talent, skills and passion for crafting the best aerospace products in the world allow us to excel at large-scale production systems. Join us, and you can help Boeing build something better.

  • Aircraft mechanic
  • Aircraft painter
  • Composite parts
    fabricator
  • Electrical assembler
  • Electrician
  • Flight line mechanic
  • Functional test technician
  • Machinist
  • Mechanical assembler
  • Painter
  • Plumber
  • Quality inspector
  • Sealer and tester
  • Tool and die maker
  • Welder

About Our Jobs

General Mechanics/Structures

Assembler/Installer

Assemblers/Installers are responsible for using components and parts to produce machines, goods, products, and other objects. They read and interpret blueprints, position parts, and examine connections for correct fit. They also perform repairs as needed and report errors in assembly line.

Composites

Composite Fabricator

Composite Fabricators work with a variety of materials (primarily graphite, plastics, fiberglass, and aluminum) in experimental and production projects, as required. They also work with autoclaves and ovens used for curing prepreg materials, which are composite fibers pre-impregnated with resin.

Functional Test/Flight Line

Aircraft Test Technician

Aircraft Test Technicians perform operational/production testing, troubleshoot and rework/repair aircraft systems before, during, and after final assembly. These tests include electrical/electronic, pressure (positive and negative), hydraulic, and mechanical systems using airplane diagnostic systems and PC-based and non-PC-based test equipment. These technicians will be required to have knowledge of all aircraft systems and required test equipment.

Aviation Maintenance Technician & Inspectors

Aviation Maintenance Technicians perform production installations, maintenance, preventative maintenance and alterations on aircraft structure, systems and sub-systems, including engine systems, electrical and avionics on standard or experimental certificated aircraft. Install, remove and maintain instrumentation data systems. May perform Aviation Maintenance Technician Inspection duties. They also perform audit/surveillance of all manufacturing and quality assurance processes, according to specifications, processes, and procedures.

Inspection/Quality

Inspector

Inspectors check and inspect standards/fasteners, parts, assemblies and other materials received or to be shipped for conformance with applicable drawings and specifications. They coordinate with customers, suppliers, and material and lab technicians. Inspectors also route product between inspection areas and coordinate certification of tools.

Inspector, Operational Test

Operational Test Inspectors observe functional tests of airplane systems and perform final assembly inspection for workmanship, fit, alignment, and conformance with applicable drawings, specifications, quality standards, and plan.

Materials Handling/Ordering

Materials Processor/Requirements Facilitator

Materials Processors/Requirements Facilitators handle aircraft parts, tools and related hardware in shipping and receiving areas, warehouses, and on the factory floor. They perform data entry and systems updating that are required to prepare and distribute material, parts, major aircraft assemblies and kits. Typical duties include reading and verifying paperwork accompanying freight, sorting and distribution, routing and loading/unloading vehicles and containers.

Mechanics/Technicians

Mechatronics Maintenance Technician

Mechatronics Technicians perform routine preventive and predictive maintenance on systems and equipment per manufacturer’s specifications following defined, standardized processes, diagrams, sketches, operations manuals and engineering specifications. They troubleshoot, replace and/or repair mechanical/electrical components such as sensors, relays, power supplies, fuses/disconnects, actuators, pumps, motors, fixtures, slides, valves, gears, switches, and bearings.

Machine Repair Mechanic

Machine Repair Mechanics repair, overhaul, rebuild and assemble a wide variety of plant equipment, including numerically controlled machines, precision-built machines, material handling equipment, and stationary generator sets. Machine Repair Mechanics determine and/or develop maintenance procedures when documentation is not available, and they devise and make tools/equipment to facilitate work.

Electronics Technician, Precision Machine Tool Maintenance

Electronics Technicians for precision machine tool maintenance install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and rework electronic and associated electrical systems of precision machine tools and other precision manufacturing/production equipment.

Seal

Sealer

Sealers clean and seal fuel tank/airplane components and other parts of the aircraft. This position may require working in confined spaces of the wing fuel cells. Employees may be required to crawl through a small opening in order to get inside the fuel cell.

Support Services

Factory Consumables Handler

Factory Consumable Handlers lead and/or work with other factory consumables handlers to ensure that the shop, shop personnel, tool rooms and other customers are supplied with tools, equipment and supplies. Factory Consumables Handlers also set up and maintain inventory recording and control systems and facilitate/coordinate information and the movement of tools, equipment and shop supplies between organizations.

Factory Service Attendant

Factory Service Attendants work with higher graded employees to clean and sanitize company facilities (such as cafeterias, food plazas, coffee/break rooms, offices, fitness centers, factory/office restrooms). Factory Service Attendants should be knowledgeable of floor care.

Tooling

Tool Maker

Tool Makers construct, maintain and repair tooling fabricated from all types of materials. It is a large, diverse job with many different skill requirements involving jigs, fixtures, templates, plaster and plastic tools, wooden and metallic tools, and press plates dies.

Crane

Crane Operator Hook Tender

Crane Operators operate cab-controlled overhead cranes, mobile boom-type cranes, and floor controlled (radio or pendant) overhead cranes to lift, move, and position aircraft assemblies, equipment, and/or materials.

Boeing Celebrates Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Featured Stories

Night Moves: Factory Rollout of a 777

Night Moves: Factory Rollout of a 777

May 8, 2015 in Commercial

Moving a huge new jetliner out of the factory is more than a day job.

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Flying Out the Door

Flying Out the Door

April 6, 2015 in Innovation, Commercial

Demand for the Boeing 737 is at an all-time high, and production for the new 737 MAX is ramping up. See how Boeing's Renton, WA, team is evolving its manufacturing process to build the 737 MAX.

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Victory Lap

Victory Lap

February 18, 2015 in Commercial

It's known as the Pit Crew Academy. With an automotive racing theme, this unique training facility is teaching 787 mechanics to work as a team — with speed, safety and efficiency.

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Major Investment in 747 Quality, Safety

Major Investment in 747 Quality, Safety

February 10, 2015 in Commercial, Technology

New Flex Track automated drilling systems are aimed at improving the quality of more than 17,000 holes on the 747 – and reducing on-the-job injuries.

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737 Has Twice the Celebration

737 Has Twice the Celebration

April 16, 2014 in Commercial

Check out a performance by dancers who perform in the dark to create illuminated characters. They helped celebrate the accomplishments of workers in Boeing’s 737 factory.

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Growler: First In With Electronic Attack

Growler: First In With Electronic Attack

July 1, 2014 in Defense, Technology

In the suppression of enemy air defenses, the E/A-18G Growler is the 'tip of the spear' for the battle, enabling warfighters to counter threats, undetected.

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A Futuristic View of the 777 Fueslage Build

A Futuristic View of the 777 Fueslage Build

July 14, 2014 in Commercial

A peek at advanced manufacturing technology that uses automated, guided robots that will join the panels of the 777 fuselage with about 60,000 fasteners.

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KC-46 and 767 Employees Saluted for Major Assembly Milestones

KC-46 and 767 Employees Saluted for Major Assembly Milestones

February 19, 2014 in Defense, Space

The first of four KC-46 test aircraft for the U.S. Air Force is in the final stages of production at Boeing’s Everett, Wash., 767 factory.

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