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Associate Product Review Engineer - KC-46 (Liaison Engineer)

Bremerton, Washington
Job Type
5 Aug 2022
Job Description

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The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) Associate Product Review Engineering (PRE) organization in Everett WA, is seeking Product Review Engineer to support the production of the KC-46 Tanker Aerial Refueling Aircraft Program . The KC-46 program is part of the Commercial Derivative Aircraft division within BDS. The KC-46A Pegasus is a wide-body, multi-role tanker that can refuel all U.S., allied, and coalition military aircraft compatible with international aerial refueling procedures. Boeing designed the KC-46 to carry passengers, cargo and patients. The aircraft can detect, avoid, defeat, and survive threats using multiple layers of protection, which will enable it to operate safely in medium-threat environments.

We are looking for proactive individuals who can make quick engineering decisions and who want go beyond their desk and into the factory or onto the field for hands on engineering. This position involves daily exposure to factory environment which includes stairs, trip hazards, high noise areas, chemical hazards (breathing and handling), and entering airplanes during their many stages of build.

This position requires excellent communication and collaboration skills, partnering closely with production personnel. This position covers all areas and systems of the KC-46 airplanes in production. The first step in this role is to earn a Material Review Board (MRB) certification which is a highly sought-after skill in the global industries today. With MRB certification, an Engineer has signature authority to revise FAA approved type design to account for production deviations.

On a typical day as a certified MRB Engineer, you will create design solutions to address any and all nonconforming parts and systems on an airplane, which includes correcting any build or design errors found during production. Your repair solutions will take into consideration: metal and composite structures, interiors, payloads, electrical systems, functional testing, finishes, aerodynamics, electromagnetic environment, damage tolerance, fatigue, static strength, propulsion, safety, and so much more.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Apply knowledge of Boeing design principles to assess and resolve product/process issues through the product lifecycle
  • Analyze, conduct root cause analysis and develop dispositions for design non-conformances
  • Apply engineering principles to research technical, operational and quality issues that cannot be resolved by customer and designs interim and final engineering solutions
  • Identify documents, analyze reported problems and communicate deviations that could impact design intent and safety; recommend and manage resolution
  • Develop and implement product/process improvements
  • Represent the engineering community in the build through post production environment
  • Ensure supplier and build partner compliance with Boeing standards
  • Analyze 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 simple static strength analysis
  • Develop non-destructive test procedures, tools and standards
  • Develop effective troubleshooting approaches for electrical, communications, and mission systems faults.
  • Excellent cross-functional teaming, collaborative problem solving, building lasting relationships & proficiency in written and verbal communication
  • Must be willing to work variable shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays in required.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. S ecret clearance Post Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience):
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
  • Must be willing to work variable shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills & Experience):
  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in: Mechanical, Aerospace / Aeronautical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical Engineering or Material Science Engineering.
  • Material Review Board Certification experience or similar
  • Liaison Engineering experience
  • Aerospace experience, fabrications, manufacturing, and/or additive manufacturing experience
  • Production Engineering experience
  • Relevant technological knowledge
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to lead, work independently and in a team environment

Typical Education/Experience:

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 2 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Relocation :

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Basic relocation will be offered for eligible internal candidates.

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.


This position is for 1st shift.


This is a union-represented position.

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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  • Job Reference: 678532310-2
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Boeing
  • Location: Bremerton, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent