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Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. At the advanced central research and development organization, Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T), we provide innovative technologies that enable the development of future aerospace solutions while improving the cycle time, cost, quality and performance of existing Boeing products and services. The Next Gen Composites team develops new composite materials, fabrication technologies, and analysis tools. We use cutting edge technologies to provide solutions to Boeing commercial, defense, services, and space customers. Our technologies are also implemented at external government organizations like the Air Force, NASA, the Navy, Army, and DARPA.
We are looking for a Mid-Level Materials Process and Physics Engineer - Carbon Fiber Expert for our St. Louis, MO site.
Work with the Next Gen Composites team to develop new composite materials, processes, and analysis tools.
Support internal composites development projects transitioning technologies to Boeing commercial, defense, and space customers.
Work on external contract research and development projects, transitioning technologies to external government organizations like the Air Force, NASA, and Navy.
Assists with definition of requirements for tools, equipment, materials, parts and processes used in the engineering design, manufacture and/or maintenance of Boeing products.
Drafts engineering specifications and other documents to manage the deployment of tools, equipment, materials, parts and processes.
Assists in evaluation of emerging technologies for potential application to business needs. Assists with development and qualification of new tools, equipment, materials, parts and processes to meet requirements.
Performs routine tests and audits to qualify suppliers to applicable requirements.
Conducts routine analysis to determine performance or reasons for failures of tools, materials, parts or processes.
Assists in implementing corrective and preventive actions.
Develops computer and production systems to satisfy user requirements.
Uses project management tools to meet cost, technical, and schedule requirements. Incorporates fundamental science principles into (1) materials and processes, (2) research, design and qualification, (3) work procedures and (4) labs and office areas.
This 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, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
Experience with polymer sciences, resin systems, and/or coating development
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
3+ years of experience working with fabrication processes and/or composite materials
3+ years of experience with manufacturing of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) laminated composite structures
Experience with the fabrication of carbon fiber
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.
Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
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.
All information provided will be checked and may be verified.
Please apply as soon as possible for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.