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Mid Level Payload Design Engineers

Long Beach, California Job ID 00000397398 Category Engineering - Mechanical & Structural Post Date Feb. 08, 2024
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Boeing Global Services is currently seeking Mid Level Payload Design Engineers to become part of the Payloads Interior Modification team in Long Beach, CA.

The Payloads Interior Modification team is responsible for interior modification design for all Boeing airplane models (including but not limited to 737, 777, and 787). These positions offer excellent career growth opportunities and a wide range of experience in commercial airplane retrofit. 

The selected candidate will develop, integrate and document structural and interior payload system requirements to establish the system design. You will develop, maintain and modify structural and interior payload system and component designs, using 3-D Computer Aided Design tools and/or other design methods, to provide product definition to other engineering groups, production operations, suppliers and external customers throughout the product lifecycle.

As a team member, you will perform of analytical and test results to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications. Candidates will manage supplier development, test and production activities and coordinates with the supplier to optimize the design and achieve program goals.  Team members will also develop new design/analysis processes and tools to improve the effectiveness, quality and efficiency of the development effort. You will investigate emerging technologies to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements. Candidate will work under minimal direction.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work to customer requirements to support Payloads Engineering definition for Interior Modification programs. 
  • Fully understands the project statement of work including general certification issues to provide engineering definition. 
  • Provide tasks, hours, and flows to develop baseline schedule, support commitment meetings and engage affected groups if required.
  • Works closely with Design Approval Engineers (DAEs) to show compliance to required regulations.
  • Work as an engineer on a multi-disciplined team with interaction with suppliers, customers, and/or regulatory agencies as required.
  • Support project proposal activities by reviewing statement of work, assessing potential impact to certification or to configuration control, and by defining overall effort required to complete the project.
  • Lead and execute small, medium or large projects from proposal phase to project completion. 
  • Identify any scope change and assess impact to cost and schedule.   
  • Provide engineering oversight to Boeing global partners.
  • Manage work assignments and distribution to global partners.
  • Review and approve their work for quality and accuracy to ensure that it meets Boeing standards and certification requirements.
  • Present engineering technical information, and support customer meetings.
  • Coordinate at project level, provide project status to leadership, including assignments, schedules, and budget.
  • Support non-compliance investigation as part of Boeing Problem Solving Model (BPSM) to provide immediate and long-term mitigating action.
  • Apply engineering principles to investigate technical inquiries, technical deviations, customer/modification site inquiries, non-conformances, operational and quality issues that cannot be resolved by customer. 
  • Provide technical interim and final engineering solutions.
  • Review and approve service bulletins for technical content that are generated from released engineering.
  • Lead supplier data review and approval. 
  • Define supplier data required for supplier-related interior modifications.
  • Establish due dates, define required reviewers.
  • Review and approve data submittals in CSDT system.
  • Ensure that engineering meets all associated FAA regulations.
  • Develop certification plans when required, and address any AD related items, including AMOC, that are part of the statement of work.
  • Support skill development and knowledge transfer as mentor to early career engineers.
  • Some domestic and/or international travel required.

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.  

This position is expected to be 100% onsite.  The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options (Long Beach, CA).

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, engineering, or STEM field.
  • 3+ years’ experience in an engineering role.
  • 3+ years’ experience with commercial aircraft interiors design.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Model Based Definition (MBD) (using CATIA/Teamcenter (or similar PDM) methods and tools).

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 3+ years’ experience using IVT (Integration Visualization Tool).
  • 3+ years’ experience functioning as a Design Engineer (DE).
  • 3+ years’ experience working with aircraft modifications, upgrades, or retrofit projects.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a role which required strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a cross functional environment and/or business unit team.
  • Has in-depth understanding of 14 CFR Part 25 regulations.
  • Aircraft interior commodity experience (Interior commodities are items such as overhead stowage bins, lavatories, galleys, seats, PSU, sidewalls, air grilles, flight deck seats, etc.)
  • Ability to travel up to 10% domestic and international.

Typical Education & Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies

Shift Work Statement:

This position is for 1st shift.


All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please apply ASAP for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent.  Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.  

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.  

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.  

Mid-Level Summary pay range: $96,050- $129,950

Applications for this position will be accepted until  03/08/2024.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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