Milling Machinist – C4808-031


Portland, OR

Milling Machinist - C4808-031


The Boeing Company

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USA - Portland, OR

Job Description Qualifications:

Boeing is seeking a Milling Machinist to join our manufacturing team in Portland, OR.

Employees in this position 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, blueprints or CATIA plots.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that correct material (e.g., type, quantity), tools and/or fixtures were issued and are free from visible defects.

  • Review and perform layout for assigned work, as required.

  • Identify type of set-up required.

  • Check machine set-up and/or parts completed by previous operator to determine progress on a job and ensure safe working conditions, as required.

  • Select machine accessories and holding devises (e.g., chucks, vises, turntables, templates, probes). Verify that apparatus is in good condition. Identify fixtures, shop aids, or templates to be built and fabricate, as required.

  • Attach machine accessories, tools, fixtures (e.g., coolant lines, air nozzles, suction devises) shop aides and gears, using dial indicators, edge finders, wrenches, bolts, clamps and overhead cranes.

  • Load and unload work piece on mill manually or by using appropriate equipment (e.g., overhead crane, hydraulic lift cart, electric stacker), as required.

  • Retrieve and download CNC programs to machine controller using computing equipment and downloading from various servers/data bases.

  • Select and check cutting tools per set up sheet, application requirement, CNC 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 and/or manual machines to machine rough and precision cut parts following NC or appropriate documents.

  • Adjust machine settings (e.g., speeds and feeds) to correct machining problems or to prepare machine for next operation in sequence, including; head, spindle, or wheel angles. Perform minor editing of CNC programs per shop requirements.

  • Remove all sharp edges from part with a de-burring tool and/or file, as required.

  • Perform Statistical Process Control (SPC) functions, as required.

  • Handle and dispose of hazardous materials (e.g., coolants, solvents) in approved manner (per (MSDS) Material Safety Data Sheets) using personal protective equipment as required.

  • 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 and chips, to ensure smooth operation.

  • Submit part to layout for first part check, as required.

  • Check work after completion of each operation in job and/or completed job to ensure parts are complete per drawing and that there are no defects (e.g., tool marks, mismatch, incorrect cutter finish).

  • 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):

  • Understand Statistical Process Control (SPC) applications and interpretation of statistical results, as required.

  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • 3 + years of experience operating a CNC machine i.e. CNC rivet machine, or CNC milling machine.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • High school graduate or GED preferred.


This position is located in a location that does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.


This is a 2nd shift position.

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.

Union Representation:

This is an hourly position governed by the International Association of Machinist (IAM-751) Collective Bargaining agreement.

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.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

Other Relevant Information:

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Pay rates are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: $23.00/hour - $46.58/hour

Applications for this position will be accepted until July 30, 2024.

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 you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


No relocation available

Export Control Requirement:

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

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