Inspector Machining/Fabrication B

Website Boeing

Inspector Machining/Fabrication B Job Highlights

Title Inspector Machining/Fabrication B-54308-031
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering/IT
Location Portland, OR, United States
Company Boeing

Company Profile

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space, and security systems, and global services.

Job Profile

The company (Boeing Commercial Airplanes) is looking for an Inspector Machining/Fabrication B who will perform dimensional inspections of raw stock, fabricated parts, vendor parts, assemblies, and tooling for conformance with applicable drawings, specifications, quality standards, manufacturing plans, and for workmanship, documenting any non-conformance.

Perform inspection of tooling, verify software/hardware used for numerically controlled PME (Precision Measuring Equipment), and may have Material Review Board authority to validate and process Rejection Tags per MRB dispositions. Inspectors will perform audit/surveillance of all processes as required and may provide instruction and OJT for lower-graded employees.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Graduate or GED (preferred)

Work Experience

  • 1+ years of experience in setting and using precision measuring tools and equipment such as micrometers, calipers, or dial indicators
  • 1+ years of experience using software applications for internet navigation, email, Microsoft Suite, or other specialized computer applications
  • 1+ years of experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications (e.g., blueprint/schematic reading, specification, change, design)


  • Analyze area inspection requirements and assign work based on inspection flow and resources.
  • Assist in laying out parts/assemblies and determine and monitor inspection certification requirements for the area.
  • Consult with management or others (e.g., production, engineering, planning) on the process or job-related issues.
  • Coordinate and work with internal/external organizations (e.g., engineering, planning, suppliers) to provide clarification or additional information.
  • Determine the sequence of and coordinate work.
  • Ensure certifications of tools (e.g., calipers, micrometers), equipment, and personnel are current.
  • Ensure current revisions of drawings, Engineering Quick Change, and other documents are being used by the shop and inspection.
  • Ensure that tools used by the shop have been approved by performing tooling inspections.
  • Handle and dispose of hazardous materials in an approved manner.
  • Inspect operation of installations.
  • Monitor process for non-conforming parts/assemblies is consistent with Quality Operating Instructions (QOI).
  • Monitor the routing of parts/assemblies with appropriate paperwork.
  • Perform dimensional inspection of parts/assemblies using the appropriate precision measuring tools/NC (Numerically Controlled) measuring machines and reject discrepant parts/assemblies.
  • Perform in-process inspections (e.g., paint, alodine), audits, heat treat inspections, and visual weld inspections, as required.
  • Process and monitor non-conforming parts/assemblies in an appropriate area with supporting documentation, identifying rejection numbers with parts.
  • Provide assistance and instruction to inspectors on drawing/specification interpretation, problem identification, investigation skills, computing skills, and other policies and procedures, as required.
  • Troubleshoot problems and develop plans to resolve issues.
  • Use trigonometry, handbook formulae, blueprints, test equip., PME, and any documentation required to accomplish job assignments.
  • Verify paperwork is complete, accurate, and up to date.
  • Work with lower-graded employees to provide solutions to problems with parts and processes.
  • Write processes to facilitate inspection flow and specification implementation.
  • Communicate with other organizations and provide status to supervisors and leads on other shifts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School graduate or GED (preferred)
  • 1+ years of experience calibrating or using coordinate measurement machines, laser trackers, or optical measurement devices
  • 1+ years of experience conducting Inspections using ASME Standards for Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T)


  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently
  • Must have experience as a Quality Inspector
  • Ability to walk constantly throughout the workday; stand 6-8 hours per day; climb or work from stairs/steps up to 8 hours per day; climb ladders; bend and twist frequently up to six hours per day; squat and kneel

Other Requirements

  • 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.


  • The company provides 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.

Employer’s Statement

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All the 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.

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