CNC Maintenance Technician

Sheffield, United Kingdom (UK), Boeing UK [00000185635]

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About this job

At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

At Boeing Sheffield we engage the talent, pride and passion of people to be the leading manufacturer of flight critical, complex machined hardware to all of Boeing Commercial Airplanes for today and tomorrow.  Here at Boeing Sheffield, we celebrate a culture around the Boeing Production System—our unique way of transforming our lean Production System to align the site’s culture on safety, quality and continuous improvement. This culture engages our employees because their thoughts, ideas, and talents are valued. We are looking for teammates to join us that will be fully engaged and adaptable, will be team players and problem solvers, and will be excellent communicators.


A Maintenance Technician at Boeing Sheffield will be responsible for ensuring our suite of cutting edge machinery is always ready for production.  The successful candidate will maintain and repair a wide variety of plant equipment, including numerically controlled machines, precision-built machines, electronic and electrical systems. Determine and/or develop maintenance procedures when documentation is not available. Obtain and analyze drawings, sketches, hydraulic schematics and specifications needed to perform assigned work. Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions on all types of factory machinery including, NC machines and controllers, gearboxes and machine accessories. Plan and sequence work including ordering required parts and staging necessary tools and equipment.

Remove, repair and install hydraulic and pneumatic equipment (e.g., tubing and hoses), as required. Check and adjust flatness/alignment of machine beds, surfaces, shafts and pulleys using precision levels. Perform/observe operational check to ensure problem has been corrected and confer with the operator that the machine is operating as required. Provide assistance and instruction to co-workers in problem identification, computing skills, operation methods and prevention processes, as required.

There is currently no requirement to work a shift pattern.  However in the future this position could be required to form part of a shift roster.  This position would then attract a shift premium.



The ideal candidate will possess at least a Level 3 qualification or equivalent experience, in a relevant subject area. In addition, they should have experience working on the repair and maintenance of production machinery, preferably metal cutting machinery. They must be able to take direction, multi-task, perform work safely and communicate in written and verbal form. Desirable Skills include: operation/machine tool alignment, electro-mechanical familiarity and CNC (FANUC and Siemens) or PLC familiarity.

Physical demands include, but not limited to: Working in confined spaces. Work may require contact with solvents or hazardous materials that require wearing proper PPE. Requires lifting up to 16 kg, extended standing, walking, sitting, bending, climbing, and use of fall protection equipment.

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate experience exhibiting the following behavioral attributes:

  • Teamwork – Considering the success of the team as well as individuals.
  • Open Two-way Communications – The free flow of continuous, direct and candid communications.
  • Flexibility / Adaptability / Change – Appropriate behavioral responses, work adjustments and coping mechanisms are expected for individuals and teams especially during the ‘stand up phase’ of Boeing Sheffield before the site is delivering operationally.
  • Development / Engagement – Fully involved in one’s work to foster organizational interests as well as promoting self-development and growth.
  • Proactivity – Must be proactive in maintaining a safe, incident and injury free work environment and champion quality improvement activities.

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.


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