CNCAO NEWS Aviation giant Boeing began construction of a training center for its new manufacturing center in Zhoushan, an island city in East China's Zhejiang province, on July 28.Beijing time.
The center, expected to be completed in March 2018, is a major auxiliary facility for Boeing's B737 completion and delivery center in Zhoushan. It is designed to function as a cradle of talent for the company's first overseas production facility.
With a total investment of 40 million yuan ($5.95 million), the training center will occupy an area of 3,200 square meters at Zhoushan Tourism and Health College, including a high-ceilinged workshop and a three-storey teaching building.
Zhoushan Tourism and Health College has done a lot of preparatory work for the project, according to a staff member at the college.
The college has discussed a range of topics with Boeing and the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), from plans for land utilization and building design down to the minute details of the buildings' interior structure and heating systems, the staff member added.
Once the training center is completed, it will welcome its first group of 50 trainees. The training center's recruitment staff is targeting senior students from aviation majors, especially those with expertise in paint spraying, avionics and machinery maintenance.
So far, six instructors for the training center have passed interviews and theory, practical and personality tests jointly organized by Boeing, COMAC and Zhoushan city.
The six instructors will receive three months of professional training in the United States. After that, they will be responsible for training future Boeing staff members in Zhoushan, along with three experts who are being sent to the city from the company's US headquarters.
The Boeing training center in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province starts construction on July 28.
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