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Propulsion Engineer (Entry Level)

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800101565 Date posted 12/14/2018
Location Saint Louis Missouri United States
Job Description
The Boeing Company is recruiting for a mid-career Propulsion Engineer to execute propulsion system statement of work on one of these exciting product design, development and integration projects in the areas of Fixed Wing Aircraft and/or Missile/Weapons Systems in St Louis or St Charles, MO.
The Flight Engineering Capability supports the business in all aspects of the product life cycle with propulsion engineering design, analysis, testing, integration, demonstration and certification.  This position will serve as a member of a technical team of engineers in the key areas of inlet integration, engine integration, or exhaust integration to perform synthesis and design analysis of propulsion systems and their components for various classes of vehicles.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Completely understands and applies job practices, techniques, standards, principles, theories, and concepts. Possesses general knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Develops solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
  • Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions. Receives general direction for work that is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
  • Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects.
  • Interacts frequently with inter-organizational personnel and external customers. Represents the organization by providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
  • Performs propulsion system design and analysis for flight vehicles to ensure that the vehicle meets requirements.
  • Key contributor to developing new and improving existing technologies, tools and processes to enhance technology readiness, improve propulsion system performance and reduce cycle time and cost.
  • Conducts, coordinates and/or develops test requirements to meet test objectives using established processes.
  • Assesses the impact of proposed regulations to determine the effect on cost, performance, maintainability and safety.
  • Supports certification and qualification processes of the propulsion systems of flight vehicles.
  • Assists in training others.
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.

Engineering Core

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.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Education and/or experience in aeronautical engineering, aerospace engineering or mechanical engineering
  • Education or experience in air breathing propulsion system analysis
  • Past experience in an internship or school project that explored airplanes/aircrafts
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Current US Secret Clearance highly preferred
  • ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • Experience utilizing internal and external flow characteristics, as applied to inlets and nozzles, and engine operation, and the ability to perform assigned propulsion system analysis tasks as applied to the design and analysis principles for flight vehicles.
  • Experience in planning, conducting, coordinating, and/or developing test requirements for wind tunnel, ground, or flight testing of performance characteristics of propulsion systems, their components, or supporting technologies.
  • Experience utilizing a propulsion system sizing and performance principles, tools, and processes.
  • Previous experience in propulsion, aerodynamic, or other factors impact vehicle performance and how they can be used to optimize performance.
Typical Education/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.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

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