Project Engineer - Fixed Wing

The Boeing Company
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Closing date
21 Apr 2023

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Job Description

At 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.

BDUK is a subsidiary of the Boeing Company and currently employs over 1,200 people in the UK. BDUK is responsible for delivering several exciting contracts to our UK Defence customers including E-7 AEW&C, P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft, C4ISTAR Services, Through Life Support for the Chinook & Apache Fleets, Logistic Information Services and Training Services.

This post is for a Fixed Wing Project Engineer reporting to the BDUK Project Engineering Manager. The role will assist the UK Chief Engineer and Engineering Programme Lead in the delivery of E-7 AEW&C Airborne Mission Segment (AMS) programme objectives, ensuring that assigned activities are appropriately coordinated and reported by performing the role of Project Engineer as described below:

  • Provides the Engineering leadership to project teams representing multiple skill areas, which may include internal and external resources and customers.
  • Technically leads proposal development activities where required. Develops statements of work (SOWs) to satisfy research and development, ongoing and new business requirements. Works with customers and management to obtain agreement/approval.
  • Leads project execution to complete the work statement. Coordinates baseline management throughout the project lifecycle. Identifies and reports performance metrics. Responds to changes to SOW, assesses the impact and negotiates proposed changes to determine modifications to the deliverables, resources, costs and schedules.
  • Is accountable for interfacing and managing current gaps with team/programme integrated planning and scheduling
  • Tracks the status of all AMS programme deliverables
  • Plans, identifies, and coordinates resources required over the life of the E-7 AEW&C programme.
  • Manages risks, issues and opportunities (RIOs). Defines plans for risk mitigation and opportunity realisation.
  • Compares actual results to baseline plan to assess project/programme performance, efficiencies, productivity and lessons learned. Provides technical, business and integration leadership for the development and execution of project/programme and team plans.
  • Champion and support Continuous Improvement across BDUK activities.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience planning and delivering complex development programmes
  • Planning and executing customer milestones and reviews
  • Experience working in a systems of systems environment, managing interfaces and risk
  • Experience in mission systems, training or avionics domains is preferable
  • Experience working as part of a global team
  • A collaborative team player that takes initiative and drives quality
  • Knowledge of the Boeing E-7 AEW&C platform is highly preferred
  • Degree in relevant aerospace-related subject (preferred but not essential) or equivalent Industry experience
  • Previous experience working with military aircraft is highly preferred
  • Registration with the Engineering Council as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) (Preferred but not Essential) or have the ability to work towards IEng/CEng.

Work Authorisation: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain a UK security clearance for which the Government requires UK Citizenship.

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Export Control Requirements: This is an export control position.

Export Control Details: Non - US based job

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.

We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world's most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process.

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