The last successful Commercial airplane designed and built at Boeing was the first 777 back in the early 1990's. Most of the older experienced people are gone from Boeing. These people either had a target on their backs, most likely due to their age or their high salaries, due to their personal hard work becoming good at their job. The Management Team that set out to destroy Boeing was made up of the MBA degree Managers, who could not cut it as Engineers due to their zero lack of any engineering sense, so went into management and the Boeing Bean-counter Managers, who are pretty much worthless throughout Boeing. The MBA-Bean-Counter Manager Team had plenty of help from, you guessed it Boeing HR, due to their zero lack of any ethics in their brains when they set out to force a lot of experienced people especially anyone over the age of 50 out the door. The MBA's and Bean-Counter Managers along with Boeing HR can deny it all they want but that is exactly what they did to Boeing's former depth or Engineering talent. It has been a downward trend at Boeing ever since the McDonnell Douglas merger in 1997. The McD corrosive culture has greatly effected Boeing throughout the company.
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True, but you have to look on the positive side. Lots of the best US aerospace engineers got to escape Boeing with their pensions and help better companies develop innovative products like SpaceX or help COMAC engineer and manufacture what will be the most cost effective airplanes ever produced which will benefit the world flying community.
Even if Boeing had the talent, BoD won’t give enough funding to engineering to develop a new airplane. These were the guys that though they could develop the 787 by sharing “risk” with the supply chain. Eventually many suppliers went belly up and Boeing ended up rescuing many suppliers.
Getting young generation I deserve everything without working for it off there phones would be a start! Never seen more lazy generations of kids. Parents should be ashamed. You all know who you are!!!
Boeing doesn’t think they need level three or four engineers. They think they can get by with level one and level to engineers and leads. Who they refuse will to promote past level 2 and will usually leave out of frustration. The company has completely lost its way in developing engineering talent and believe a new graduate is as capable as a engineer with 10 or 15 years experience.
Should have promoted Alan Mullally to CEO, as he led the successful 777 program.
Instead they got a guy to do finance instead of engineering
Results are obvious with Egg7, madmax and noe neverending 777axe with no TIA. Disaster all around. Oh. Forgot the tanker dumpster.
Boeing was once a engineering power house. No more. We now rely on and beat on suppliers to do work for us
Respect to the employees and engineers that produced the wonderful 777. A marvel that provided decades of pride and profitable returns which subsidized the financial disasters of the 787, 747-8, 777X, 737 MAX, Tanker and genius $45 Billion stock buyback.
If ya can’t walk ya can’t work! Bye bye grandpa!
Agreed! Their called Ham & Eggers....