Boeing to cut about 2,000 office jobs in finance and HR, report says

Boeing airplanes is expected to cut about 2,000 office jobs this year in finance and staffing through a combination of attrition and layoffs, the plane maker confirmed to the Seattle Times newspaper today. Monday.

Last month, the Virginia-based company announced it would hire 10,000 workers by 2023, but some support positions will be cut.

At the time, Boeing acknowledged that it would “reduce staff in some support functions” – a move intended to allow the airline to better align resources to support technology and product development. Present.

“Over time, some functions of our company have grown quite large. And with that growth there tends to be bureaucracy or various systems that are inefficient,” the newspaper quoted the newspaper as saying. said Mike Friedman, senior communications director at Boeing. “So we’re rationalizing.”

Boeing did not immediately respond to Reuters’ request for comment.

Last year, Boeing said it planned to cut about 150 finance jobs in the United States to simplify the company structure and focus more resources on manufacturing and product development.

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