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Senior Technical Designer

North Charleston, South Carolina Job ID 00000374265 Category Engineering - Mechanical & Structural Post Date Sep. 04, 2023
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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.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) team and our 787 Program Interiors team is seeking a Senior Technical Designer to join our Interiors Responsibility Center South Carolina (IRCSC) team based in North Charleston, SC.

In this role you will develop and maintain engineering product definition. Prepare design layouts and modify existing designs. Develop engineering product definition, and statements of work, including design requirements, cost and schedule estimates. You will coordinate and develop work transfer packages.

You’ll contribute to the integration of product definition across internal and external business partners to provide a functional end-product. You’ll investigate and resolve moderately-complex manufacturing process, or engineering related issues. You will verify the accuracy of engineering data produced by others.

The selected candidate will be required to perform work onsite at one of the listed location options.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain, and modify interior payload system and component designs, using CATIA, ENOVIA, IVT and other 3-D Computer Aided Design tools and/or other design methods, to provide product definition to other engineering groups, production support, operations, suppliers and external customers throughout the product life-cycle.

  • Develops, coordinates, and executes a variety of engineering statements of work while demonstrating and utilizing a working knowledge of project management best practices.

  • Interpret, author, and/or review technical documents and reports applicable to company and regulatory requirements pertaining to aircraft interior products.

  • Development of design layouts, design definition, and the modification of new and/or existing design data to produce a product that satisfy customer, production, and regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with internal and external members across the value stream with the goal of providing a quality and timely product.

  • Investigates and verifies the accuracy of engineering data in order to resolve engineering related issues within a moderately-complex manufacturing environment.

  • Develops and maintains engineering product definition/data within company and regulatory requirements/parameters while overseeing the proper interpretation and adherence within the build and assembly of interior products throughout the product lifecycle.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and verbally throughout all levels of leadership and across multiple internal and/or external organizations.

  • Consistently produces quality work with minimal or no supervision.

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):

  • Associates’ of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, or other STEM field or equivalent experience related to the role.

  • At least 6 years of experience with 3D modeling (Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, SketchUp, Pro-E, CATIA, etc.) and/or combination of additional education and relevant experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills while communicating with leaders and colleagues in an engineering environment.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Associate's degree or higher in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, or Aerospace Engineering.

  • At least 6 years of experience with CATIA V5.

  • Ability to correctly analyze a problem, demonstrates sound reasoning while identifying an optimal solution, and is able to execute to an identified plan.

  • Working knowledge of standard business and engineering software (Microsoft Office Suite, product data management software, etc.).

  • At least 6 years of experience drawing, reading and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Knowledge of Project Management Best Practices such as establishing and maintaining deadlines, risk identification and mitigation, ability to communicate within all levels of leadership, internal and external customers, as well as across organizations.

  • Ability to understand the big picture and the inter-relationships of all positions and activities in the system, including the impact of changes in one area on another area.

Typical Education/Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Associate) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Bachelor+4 years' related work experience, 8 years' related work experience, etc.).


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

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:





$74,600 - $102,000

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain 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 on candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Export Control Details: US based job, US Person required

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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