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Structural and Payload Design Engineer - Early Career

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1900030690 Date posted 02/20/2019
Location El Segundo California United States
Job Description
The Boeing Company is seeking to hire Early-Career Structures & Payloads Design Engineers. The qualified Structural Design Engineer candidates assists with engineering documentation (drawings, specifications, etc.) of structural and payload system requirements to establish the primary structures system design and basic part analysis for satellite product lines including primary structures, deployable structures and antenna/feed/horn structures and assemblies. This position is located in El Segundo, Ca.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Assists with development, maintenance and modification of structures/payload system and component designs, using 3-D Computer Aided Design tools (Creo-Parametric, CreoView, Creo-Simulate), Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T – ASME Y14.5M) standards and/or other design methods, to provide product definition to other engineering groups, production operations, suppliers and external customers throughout the product life-cycle.  
  • Assists with tests to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications.
  • Assists with management of supplier development, test and production activities to optimize the design and achieve program goals. Works under supervision of lead designer or Mechanical Responsible Engineering Authority (MREA). 
  • Assists in basic information search or development of a single aspect of a specific functional and physical requirements by reviewing previous designs/lessons learned, regulatory requirements, customer specifications, and/or contracts in order to support proposals, studies, and/or produce higher quality and more efficient detail designs. 
  • Assists in the preparation of preliminary design with layouts, sketches, preliminary strength analysis to support trade studies, develop structural technology, testing requirements, materials, processes, and tools, define interfaces. 
  • Actively seeks learning opportunities, participates in training, and studies Boeing processes and procedures to increase personal knowledge and understanding of project management. 
  • Prepares and documents designs using accepted design practices to meet requirements and objectives in support of product certification and delivery, with direction. 
  • Under direct guidance, supports the evaluation and resolution of production and service issues. 
  • Assists in refining the design configuration by following regulatory and company approved processes and procedures. 
  • Supports management of the engineering project by providing status and following the project plan. 
  • Assists in supporting proposal preparation and new business development efforts in order to grow the business.
  • Tasks include: work statement estimates (e.g., cost, schedule, task breakdown) and marketing support.
  • Adheres to all bid and proposal policies and procedures. 
  • Assists in developing tools, techniques and products in response to gaps in technology road maps, and technology needs. 
  • Assists in creating plans, schedules, and procedures for tests of structural components and systems. 
  • Supports testing (e.g. environmental simulations, functional and qualification tests).
  • Assists in evaluating test data to validate components and systems against design requirements and objectives.
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Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher is required in an engineering classification

  • Ability to work conceptual, preliminary and detailed design including 2D drawings and Model Based Definition deliverables

  • Ability to do preliminary stress, thermal and structural dynamics analysis for sizing, strength and stiffness considerations

  • Experience with aerospace structural design

  • Experience with geometric dimensioning and tolerance

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Successfully completed a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) by the federal government within the last 5 years

  • Experience working both metallic and composite parts and assemblies

  • Experience with PTC production codes including Creo, Windchill, Creo View is a plus

  • Experience with product data management tools such as TeamCenter are a plus

Typical Education & Experience
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 2 or more years' experience or a Master's degree with experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

This position is based in El Segundo, CA. Relocation assistance is available for eligible candidates.

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Individual Contributor

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