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Structures Engineer

Kuala Lumpur; Bangkok, Bangkok; Singapore, Singapore; Hanoi, Hanoi Job ID 00000406248 Category Engineering - Mechanical & Structural Post Date Jan. 23, 2024
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Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a Structures Engineer to be based in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, or Singapore.This will be under general direction of the Global Service Center. He or she will provide support to our customers in the fields of airplane structure maintenance and repair to support safety, capacity and efficiency in the aviation industry. He or she will provide training workshops to customers and support Boeing products and able to facilitate discussions in multiple languages.


  • Deliver workshops and seminars to our customers (based on expertise, could be Structure Repair Manual, Boeing Drawings, Aging Airplane Safety Rules, Structural Repair Design Principals, etc.) 

  • Develop presentation material in area of expertise as requested by the customers based on the knowledge of aircraft structure, structure repair principles, materials strengths and properties, design criteria, loading conditions, and processes

  • Address and provide technical support to special projects and structural problems affecting aircraft operation, evaluating customer data to improve efficiency or reliability, and supporting Entry into Service programs as required.

  • Provide support to Boeing Products; for example Toolbox structure module, etc.

  • Support customers in technical review meetings and other engineering events, including the ability to build and maintain close relationship with various stakeholders and with internal Boeing teams in SE Asia, China and the United States.

  • Able to hold conversations with Airline management and high level Civil Aviation Authorities personnel and address questions and concerns in a confident manner.

  • Self-learning to improve training capability and expand professional knowledge.

  • Wide range of knowledge in aviation, aviation industry, and Boeing products/services;

  • Complete knowledge of aircraft structure, materials strengths and properties, design criteria, loading conditions, and processes (e.g. non-destructive testing, corrosion prevention)

  • Complete knowledge of airlines maintenance processes, policies, culture, and standard practices (e.g. return to service, maintenance and engineering procedures) in order to effectively deliver technical services.

  • Complete knowledge of relevant laws and regulations on aircraft structures issued by both FAA and DGCA Participate in any projects collaborating with DGCA to ensure the safety of fleet.

  • Complete instructional skills (e.g. preparation, delivery, summary, assess student progress, remediation, motivation, engagement, etc.)

  • Complete knowledge of structural repair principles (e.g. fatigue and corrosion, stress analysis, statics, materials strength, material characteristics, repair techniques).

  • Knowledge of structural repair, overhaul, nondestructive inspection, corrosion control, and composites.

  • Good command of English (read, write, listen/speak, professional level proficiency).

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • At least 5 years airline experience.

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 or more years' experience in aviation industry preferred.

  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

  • The position may require around 50-75% of time for business travel, sometimes at short notice.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Problem Solving:

    • Provides technical solutions to a wide range of structure problems.

    • Develops solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

    • Excellent people skills, communication skills, and relationship skills. 

    • Coordinate and build relationships with relevant stakeholders and coordinate information/issues with internal Boeing organizations.

  • Discretion:

    • Work under minimum direction from Manager

    • Service Center Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions.

    • Receives general direction for work that is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Impact:

    • Planning and organizing activities such as the airplane recovery courses and the aging airplane seminar/training

    • Development of courseware, like the Boeing drawing course, or updating material in existing courses.

    • Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results, reaching erroneous decisions or making recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

  • Liaison:

    • Participate in the instruction of courses for customers. Provide instructions for designing repairs using Structures Repair Manual and other engineering documents.

    • Interacts frequently with inter-organizational personnel and external customers.

    • Represents the organization by providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

    • This requisition is for an international, locally hired position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the country where the position is located. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not on Boeing US-based payroll.


  • This position offer one time relocation support based on candidate eligibility.

Work Authorization:

  • Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the locations where the position is located.
  • Benefits and pay are determined in line with local labor market practices. This is not an expat assignment.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500 and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.

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Your Benefits

No matter where you are in life, our benefits help prepare you for the present and the future.

  • Competitive base pay and incentive programs.
  • Industry-leading tuition assistance program pays your institution directly.
  • Resources and opportunities to grow your career.
  • Up to $10,000 match when you support your favorite nonprofit organizations.
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