- BS Mechanical Engineering 1961
Fred Mitchell earned a bachelor of science degree from Michigan Tech in Mechanical Engineering in 1961. During his 31 - year career with Boeing, Fred Mitchell has held numerous positions within the company. He has worked in the Renton Division Program Management Office, the Air Freight Systems Group, New Product Development, Payloads Engineering, and Project Engineering and Tooling. He was manager of payloads engineering for the 7J7 airplane program in Renton, Washington before he joined the Customer Service Division.
In August 1987, he was named director of maintenance engineering prior to being named vice president. As vice president, he was head of Technical Services, a post responsible for Field Service Engineering and Maintenance Engineering. In 1994, he was named to his current position as vice president and general manager of Customer Services Division for the Boeing Commercial Airplane Group. He is a member of the Kiwanis and the Society of Automotive Engineers.
From 1995 Induction to the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Academy