Material Process & Physics Engineer ( Senior Level )

Boeing   •  

New Orleans, LA

8 - 10 years

Posted 205 days ago

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Job Description

The Boeing Company has an exciting opportunity for a Lead M&P Engineer. The Engineer will be responsible for Process and Material Direction as relating to Boeing Space Launch System (SLS) Dry Structure assemblies inclusive of Engine Section (ES), Forward Skirt (FS) and Intertank (IT) hardware. Specific insight is required for Controlled Work Areas (CWAs) and Precision Clean Requirements as relating to SLS propulsion systems.

• Defines engineering requirements to develop, select, or recommend parts, materials, processes, manufacturing technology, machines, devices, tools and automation used in the manufacture of SLS Dry Structure Products.
• Develops and maintains specifications and other documents that manage and regulate the deployment of materials, parts and processes for SLS Dry Structure including precision clean and maintenance of propulsion systems.
• Maintains compliance with contractual and regulatory obligations.
• Promotes standardization across business activities.
• Evaluates emerging automation, robotics, additive manufacturing and other technologies for potential application to business needs.
• Develops, qualifies and certifies new materials, parts, and processes to meet requirements.
• Integrates new technologies as appropriate.
• Applies knowledge of Boeing parts, materials, and processes to assess, resolve and optimize product and process issues throughout the Boeing SLS product lifecycle.
• Supports failure analysis of materials, parts and processes and defines and implements corrective and preventative actions.
• Applies engineering knowledge of one or more materials, processes and physics engineering disciplines in nine professional skill codes to complete supplier first article inspection and qualifications, review and approve part, material, and process callouts on engineering drawings, review design, tooling, manufacturing and assembly for productivity, safety and quality.
• Develops and maintains relationships with customers, stakeholders, suppliers, partners, government agencies, and peers to ensure products and services meet requirements.

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.

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Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

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 requires the ability to obtain badging for NASA facility access.
This is a safety-sensitive position and is subject to NASA.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:
• 10 - 15 years of experience in Manned Space Flight Systems
• Skilled in the operation and certification of Boeing Controlled Work Areas (CWAs)
• Skilled in M&P requirements relating to space vehicle dry structure including FS, IT and ES hardware. These processes are inclusive of Priming, Bonding Adhesives, Drill and Fill, Electrical Harness Assembly, Precision Clean Tubing and Orbital Tube Welding, CWAs and requirements associated with propulsion systems.
• Ability to work closely and effectively with the manufacturing team
• Ability to communicate via written, verbal and presentation at appropriate company and customer forums
• Knowledge: Applies extensive job practices, techniques, standards, principles, theories, and concepts to areas of responsibility. Has full knowledge of requirements relating to dry structure propulsion systems including control work areas, assembly, materials, coatings and adhesives, precision cleaning and maintenance of precision clean systems. Recognized as a job expert within the M&P / BR&T organization.
• Problem Solving: Provides technical solutions to complex problems encountered in manned space dry structure systems. Bring a significant level of ingenuity and creativity to the job at hand.
• Discretion: Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of the assignment. Completed work is reviewed for desired results from a relatively long-term perspective.
• Impact: Relied upon to guide the successful completion of aspects of the Boeing Space Launch System and functions as an M&P focal in a project leadership role. Erroneous decisions or recommendations in this role may result in failure to achieve major program and organizational objectives.
• Liaison: Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on the Boeing Space Launch Program. Interacts with senior management and the NASA customer on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Typical Education/Experience:
• Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 9 or more years' experience, Master's with 7 or more years' experience or PhD with 4 or more years' 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.