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Mechanical Systems Actuation Design Engineer-Junior-Level

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800081607 Date posted 10/29/2018
Location Everett Washington United States
Job Description

Our Boeing Commercial Airplanes - Airplane Systems team is looking for innovative mechanical design engineers to join the team in defining and integrating the Mechanical Hydraulic Systems and components into our current and future commercial airplane product line.   Our organization has design, analysis, and certification responsibility for Landing Gear Actuation Systems, Steering Systems, Braking Systems, Hydraulic Power and Distribution, Fluid Systems Standards and Door Actuation Systems for all current and future Boeing airplane models. This position is located in Everett, Washington.


Over the product lifecycle, we develop systems from the conceptual stage with high-level requirements to specific architectures and parts producing specific functionality.  Various analysis tools and methods including modeling and simulation are used to mature the system definition which includes the functional and physical integration of the system and components into complex aircraft.  The team also has responsibility for new technology development to ensure that Boeing continues to lead the industry with the most advanced technology for mechanical and hydraulic systems. Our team has equipment detail design responsibility for components such as linear actuators, rotary actuators, electro-mechanical actuators, and multiple types of valves.


Position Responsibilities:


This Engineering position will focus on detail component design serving both current (e.g., 737, 777, 787, etc.) and future airplanes (e.g., 737MAX, 777X, NMA, etc). 

The assignment will include:

  • Creating new detail design.
  • Work to ensure world-class Mechanical and Hydraulic equipment by collaborating with other organizations such as Aerodynamics Performance and Stability & Control, Structures, Flight Deck Crew Operations, Pilots, Electrical Systems, Systems Stress, Customer Services & Airline Customers, Manufacturing, Flight Line Operations, Supplier Management, Airplane Safety and many others.
  • Developing and validating requirements and interface definitions.
  • Conducting various types of analysis and/or simulations, use of CAD systems such as CATIA V5, and math modeling with tools such as Simulink, Matlab, and EASY5.
  • Verifying designs and performance via component, system-level and airplane-level testing.
  • Participate in design reviews and engage in supplier coordination. Utilize project management tools to ensure project success and timeliness (e.g. scheduling, technical risk oversight, deliverables tracking).
  • Participate in activities related to certification of Boeing products with regulatory agencies.
  • Support production, including involvement in factory build, and test and associated build troubleshooting.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

BCA Engineering

Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.

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):
  • Demonstrated understanding of CAD/CAM models. 
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Experience using MATLAB to develop analytical tools or perform numerical modeling of complex systems. 

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.

Bonus Eligibility

Referral to this job is eligible for bonus

Bonus Amount: US dollars ($1,500.00)

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

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