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Product Review Engineer - E7 (Full-Time or Part-Time)

West Midlands, England; Birmingham, England Job ID 00000394912 Category Engineering - Production Post Date Sep. 18, 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.

BDUK is a subsidiary of the Boeing Company and currently employs over 1,400 people in the UK and is responsible for delivering several exciting contracts to our UK defence customers including E-7 AEW&C, P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft, C4ISTAR Services, Through Life Support for the Chinook & Apache Fleets, Logistic Information Services and Training Services.
This post is for a Mechanical Product Review Engineer to work within the Engineering Function in Boeing Defence UK (BDUK) and will collaborate with the Design & Production Engineering Manager.  This role will also receive daily technical direction from the on-site MRB Lead Engineer.

The successful candidate will be trained to hold authorisation/certification for the applicable platform (aircraft type) and will conduct root cause analysis, develop dispositions for identified non-conformances (NCRs) and identify/support improvements to processes and procedures.  Additionally, they will identify, document, and communication deviations that could impact the design intent/safety and coordinate with the Design organisation as the need arises to resolve emergent airworthiness issues and concerns.

In this role, the successful candidate will fulfil a role in the Engineering function and on a typical day, Product Review Engineer will build design solutions to address any and all non-conformances (NCRs) for parts and systems on an airplane, which includes correcting any build or design errors found during production. Their solutions will take into consideration: metal and composite structures, interiors, payloads, electrical systems, functional testing, finishes, aerodynamics, electromagnetic environment, damage tolerance, fatigue and static strength.  This will be achieved by providing procedures, authorized repair advice and associated technical data to address engineering clarification questions or concerns.  They will, apply knowledge of engineering, maintenance and design processes and data that are vital for defining optimized component recovery techniques to include; utilising design definitions, program directives, engineering drawings, schematics, functional tests or supplier data.  We are looking for a proactive individual who can make informed engineering decisions that can go beyond their desks and into the production facility for engagement with the installation team. This can be either a Full-Time or Part-Time role based on-site in Birmingham.

Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Apply Boeing design engineering principles to research technical, operational and quality issues that arise and design interim and final engineering solutions.
  • Applies knowledge of Boeing design and/or engineering principles to develop interim or final engineering solutions to product/process issues throughout production and/or for technical, operational and quality issues that cannot be resolved by the customer.
  • Analyse, conduct failure analysis, root cause analysis and troubleshoot to understand root cause. Provide assistance and engineering support to determine solutions. Provide written dispositions for design non-conformances. Support activities to identify deviations that could impact design intent and safety and product/process improvements.
  • Develop customer correspondence for continued safe operation and maintenance of equipment.
  • Develop and implement product/process improvements.
  • Participate in Material Review Boards and supports Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) as well as providing technical feedback to design and in-service reviews.
  • Represent the engineering community in the post production environment.
  • Ensure supplier and build partner follow Boeing standards & processes. Represents the engineering community in the build through post production environment.
  • Participate in on-site disabled product repair teams and accident investigation or support team.
  • Annalise damage repair or structural modification to determine appropriate jacking and shoring, prevent collateral damage and assure a safe work environment.
  • Design interim structural repairs and conducts static strength analysis.
  • Develop non-destructive test procedures, tools and standards.
  • Conduct simple static strength analysis.
  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Develops solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives, processes and standards.
  • Work independently and determine and develop approaches to solutions. Receive general direction for work that is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree qualification in Engineering or Science from an accredited course of study. Validated proven experience will be considered.
  • The ideal candidate can be an engineering graduate or an experienced new hire from a maintenance, design or manufacturing background.
  • Experience of dispositioning of Non-Conformances would be desirable.
  • We are looking for a proactive individual who can make informed engineering decisions that can go beyond their desks and into the production facility for engagement with the installation team.

What Boeing offers you:
The Boeing benefits package goes above and beyond, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive plans
  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the approach and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • 23 days plus UK public holidays and a Winter Break between Christmas and New Year!
  • Pension Plan with 10% employer contribution
  • Company paid BUPA Medical Plan
  • Short Term Sickness: 100% pay for the first 26 weeks
  • Long Term Sickness: 66.67% of annual salary from 27th week
  • 6x annual salary life insurance
  • Learning Together Programme to support your ongoing personal and career development
  • Access to Boeing’s Well Being Programs, tool and incentives
  • Parental leave options available!

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Work Authorisation: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to acquire Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to acquire a UK security clearance for which the Government requires UK Citizenship.

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Export Control Requirements: This is an export control position.

Export Control Details: Non – US based job

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 a Disability Confident Committed employer 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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  • 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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