General Machinist – N0309-031


Portland, OR

General Machinist - N0309-031


The Boeing Company

Job ID:


Date Posted:



USA - Portland, OR

Job Description Qualifications:

Boeing Commercial Airplanes is seeking a General Machinist in Portland, OR!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Within an assigned machining area, completely and independently setup, adjust, and regularly operate a variety of precision machines*, such as lathes, grinders, NC and manual milling machines, boring machines to perform machining functions.

  • Set up and operate a universal precision machine*, which routinely performs a variety of functions, such as but not limited to turning, boring, milling.

  • Select, devise, develop and fabricate shop aids required to complete work assignments.

  • Select, devise, develop and fabricate shop aids required to complete work assignments.

  • Work with and interpret prints, solid model design, sketches, diagrams, specifications, verbal information, handbook formulas, job layouts, etc., and use shop mathematics including trigonometry and geometry.

  • Perform layout necessary to accomplish own work assignment.

  • Perform assembly work and surface finishing as required.

  • Use and operate all precision measuring instruments and various methods necessary to complete and check own work assignment.

  • Provide part quality information and statistics as required.

  • Select proper tools, fixtures, machine attachments, equipment, etc., necessary to complete work assignment.

  • Make preparations and adjustments as required, ensuring proper machine operation.

  • Monitor machining system operations including electrical/electronic and mechanical diagnostics and cutter, probe, and sensor data and make appropriate adjustments.

  • May include programming and operation of NC and CNC machines.

NOTE: Not intended to operate multiple precision machines simultaneously

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):

  • Experience designing/engineering production fixtures for milling, drilling, and assembly.

  • Experience setting and using precision measuring tools and equipment such as micrometers, calipers, and/or dial indicators.

  • Experience in machine parts fabrication.

  • Experience as a machine operator, writing and editing CNC programs.

  • Experience with CNC machining in a production environment (i.e. CAM optimization, cutter tool selection, GD&T, and/or troubleshooting).

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 10+ years of machining experience.

Typical Education:

High school graduate or GED preferred.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Note: Basic relocation will be offered for eligible internal candidates.


This position is for 2nd shift.

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.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: $28.00-$34.72/hour

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.


Relocation is available for eligible candidates, if authorized

Export Control Requirement:

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

Experience Level:


Job Type:


Job Code:


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Stay safe from recruitment fraud! The only way to apply for a position at Boeing is via our Careers website.

Learn how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud - Recruitment Fraud Warning

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

Request an Accommodation - Requesting Interview Accommodations

Applicant Privacy - Applicant Privacy

EEO is the law Poster - EEO is the law

Boeing Policy on EEO - Boeing EEO Policy

Affirmative Action and Harassment - Boeing Affirmative Action and Harassment

Boeing Participates in E – Verify

Right to Work Statement