Immediate Openings Experienced Structure Payload Design Engineer MultiLevel Long Beach

Experienced Structure Payload Design Engineer MultiLevel-BOEING

Job Description

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The Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), Payloads Core team has an exciting opportunity for a proactive Experienced Payloads Design Engineer to join the team in Long Beach, CA.

Experienced Payloads Design Engineers are responsible for the development, design and integration of interiors products into new and existing BCA Production/Out of Production aircraft and supports Service Engineering in response to program and customer requirements.

Excellent written and oral communication are essential project management skills as this position requires working in cross functional domains.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and resolves design problems, able to develop and assist others with resolving design discrepancies.

  • Provide design expertise and technical knowledge to resolve customer inquiries, investigate and evaluate Potential Safety Issues by working through the safety process (COSP/SRP) for Out of Production fleet sustainment.

  •  Maintain design responsibility of interiors for all OOP (Out of Production) airplane models (707, 727, 737-200/-300/-400/-500, 747, 757, DC-8, DC-9, MD80, MD90, MD10, MD11).

  •  Ability to communicate with technical personnel from multiple skill areas/ functions and able to influence change as needed.

  • Supports and/or leads the research of technical, operational and quality issues that cannot be resolved by the customer.

  • Works under minimal direction and willing to mentor others.

  • Use analytical skills to determine solutions and resolve problems.

  • Meet assigned schedules, deadlines and overall project goals.

This position may allow a hybrid option, selected candidates will be required to perform work onsite in Long Beach, CA.

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):

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.

  • 5+ years of experience working with aircraft structure and payload design.

  • Experience using 3-D CAD design software, such as CATIA, ENOVIA, IVT, 3DX, DCAC, and LWG (Light Weight Graphics).

  • Must have the capacity to apply industry standard analysis methods and techniques to continuously improve and optimize processes.

  • Able to support regular and emergent domestic or international travel to support our customers. Willing to travel up to 10% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):  

  • Experience with Payloads commodities and systems

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to present to senior leadership

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple team functions.

  • Willingness to expand into technical areas without prior experience.

  • Desire to continuously improve our airplanes.

  • 15.4 Payloads DAE credentials helpful but not mandatory

  • Experience reviewing/approving Service Bulletins

  • Experience with Evacuation Systems and Water/Waste helpful but not mandatory

  • Experience researching OOP models utilizing BRIDGE and/or PRIMS

Typical Education/Experience:

ABET accreditation standard is the preferred, although not required.

Education acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.

Experienced: Bachelor’s degree and typically 3 or more years’ experience in an engineering classification.

Mid-Career: Bachelor’s degree and typically 5 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g.  Master+3 years’ related work experience).

Expert: Bachelor’s degree and typically 9 or more years’ experience in an engineering classification or a Master’s degree with typically 3 or more years’ experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with experience in an engineering classification.


Experienced: $77,980 – $102,800 USD

Mid-Career: $95,760 – $123,800 USD

Expert: $120,960 – $154,800

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the 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 information shown below is a general guideline only and are based on candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

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:
This position is First.

Union Represented Position:

Employee Referral:
Referral to this job is eligible for $1,500 referral bonus, upon approval.


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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