Senior Airframe Design Engineer for MQ 25 Featured
- Hazelwood, Missouri
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Senior Airframe Design Engineer for MQ 25 job at Boeing in Hazelwood MO
Description, duties, responsibilities
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Boeing Defense Space & Security has an exciting opportunity for an Senior Airframe Design Engineer to join us as part of our MQ-25 team located in St. Louis, MO.
The MQ-25 is a new autonomous, unmanned carrier based refueling air vehicle. The MQ-25 program is working the Engineering and Manufacturing Development of 7 flight vehicles and two full-scale test articles for the Navy. The Airframe team is responsible for the design definition and structural analysis of the major structural components of the vehicle. The MQ-25 design includes metallic substructure components, carbon fiber reinforced skins, and uses advanced assembly techniques for its state-of-the-art build.
Design engineers support the build by incorporating required design changes into the design definition, and preparing changes required for the upcoming production contracts. Design engineers must work to incorporate all the requirements from multiple other engineering disciplines into the 3D model. The MQ-25 uses a model based design engineering release process, and product data management tools. This is an excellent opportunity to experience the first vehicle production and testing process on a new franchise platform.
Develops, integrates and documents structural and interior payload system requirements to establish the system design.
Develops, maintains and modifies 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.
Leads performance, integration and analysis of tests to validate and verify systems and components meet requirements and specifications.
Manages supplier development, test and production activities and coordinates with the supplier to optimize the design and achieve program goals.
Assists with investigation of emerging technologies to develop concepts for future product designs to meet projected requirements.
Works under minimal direction.
This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.
Travel may be required up to 10% of the time; Domestically and/or Internationally depending on business needs
The 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)
Bachelors Degree or higher from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics
9+ years experience in Computer Aided Design (CAD), utilizing model-based definition, preferably on Unigraphics
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience)
Experience mentoring, coaching, guiding, and leading teams of junior and peer engineers
Experience with aircraft system or structures design, development and production
Experience with Product Data Management tools/systems such as TeamCenter and ENOVIA
Experience working with computer aided design such as CATIA, Solidworks, or Siemens NX
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.
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.
Shift Work Statement
This position is for 1st shift.
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.
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.
Boeing Company Overview
Boeing is the worlds largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense space and security systems. As Americas biggest manufacturing exporter the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft satellites weapons electronic and defense systems launch systems advanced information and communication systems and performance-based logistics and training.