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Associate Weights and Mass Properties Engineer

Company: BOEING
Location: Seattle
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt 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.Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) has a great opportunity for an Associate Weights and Mass Properties Engineer in Tukwila, WA. This position will support Mobility and Surveillance (M&S) Programs for commercial derivative aircraft for US and foreign military customers. As a Weights and Mass Properties Engineer for BDS Flight Systems Capability in the Puget Sound area, you will have the opportunity to work across the broad spectrum of the Weights Engineering field to include: Weight Control, Airplane Level Weight and Loadability, Weight and Balance Manuals, Loading Schedules, Mass Properties, Delivery Operations and Flight Test Support. This position requires an individual with strong analytical and communication skills who is comfortable working across different organizations. Position Responsibilities:

  • Weight control and prediction activities to ensure airplane level Mass Properties are maintained within limits and support weight efficient designs for programs, upgrades, and change activity.
  • Airplane level weight and loadability management to ensure favorable loading characteristics over the life of the fleet.
  • Manage weight and balance manuals for production airplanes and upgrade programs. Develop loading schedules and curtailments to operate the airplane within certified capability.
  • Develops current and forecast weight, balance and mass properties data
  • Defines weight, balance and mass properties related design requirements
  • Participates in developing customer specification commitments
  • Provides vehicle or system configuration guidance
  • Leads weight control efforts in concert with mission performance optimization. Estimates, calculates and measures and verifies mass, weight, stiffness and inertias of components, assemblies and completed vehicles or systems
  • Develops and maintains weight, balance and mass properties accounting systems and generates weight and balance reports
  • Creates and implements new processes and tools to facilitate improved design and analysis capabilitiesThis position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at the listed location.This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required. Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
    • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
    • 1+ year of experience in an engineering related role (or a Master s degree)
    • 2+ years of experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) software (i.e., CAD/3D packages (UG/NX, CATIA, SolidWorks, CREO, etc.)Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
      • Experience in product development and/or product design
      • Experience in Weights and Mass Properties engineering
      • Experience using a mass properties database to track weight, center of gravity, and inertia
      • Aerospace knowledge of fixed wing aircraft in key discipline (Airframe, Avionics, Propulsion, Hydraulics, etc.)
      • Bachelor s degree or higher in aerospace engineering or mechanical engineeringTypical Education/Experience:Bachelor's degree and typically 2 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with experience in an engineering classification. 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.Relocation: 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:This position is for 1st shiftUnion: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.

Keywords: BOEING, Seattle , Associate Weights and Mass Properties Engineer, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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