Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Portland


Completely and independently set up, operate, adjust, etc., all types of conventional milling machines, or numerically controlled single or multiple tool milling machines, to accomplish machining operations. Use all forms of control media, program documents, holding fixtures, and cutting tools to machine to quality requirements and specifications anything the machines are, or may be adapted to machine by manually operating or entering any required data. Make machine setups to accomplish machining operations such as drilling, boring, face milling, slotting or straight line cutting. Obtain information from drawings, solid model design, documents, machine control media, sketches and verbal information. Work with and interpret charts, tables, prints, handbook formulas, sketches, verbal orders and job layouts. Use shop mathematics including trigonometry. Select and secure proper tools, part pattern or templates, fixtures, machine attachments, and equipment to expeditiously accomplish assigned work. Mount and check cutting tools in holders and properly hand load in machine magazines or spindles. Check parts and cutting tools for conformance to prints and specified dimensions using checking fixtures, templates or precision measuring instruments. As required, setups to check finished parts. Perform any bench work necessary to finish/hand finish parts to quality specifications. Make adjustments during machining cycles and, as authorized, install various types of cutting tools to obtain desired results. Load, preload and manually position fixtures at designated program stops. Use and adjust feed of oils and coolants. Check coolant/oil for concentration and levels. Make preparations and adjustments as required to ensure proper machine operation. As authorized, assist the planner or programmer to determine the final numerical control program. Establish and/or adjust machine speed, feed and depth of cut, to obtain full utilization of machines, minimizing the amount of machining and number of setups. Initiate requests for corrective action when machine malfunctions occur and detect faulty tools and take corrective action in conformance with shop practice and procedures.

This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required.

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.

  • operator
  • orders
  • programmer

About the company

As we enter our second century, Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.