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The Boeing Company

USAF E-7 Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Des Moines, WA

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.

The E-7A Program has multiple job openings for Senior Manufacturing Engineers to support initial Program start up, including Drawing Review/Release, drive long lead parts procurement, establish tooling and build plans to support program activities in the 14-01 building (Thompson site) in Tukwila, Washington. This job role will require 5 days per week of on-site support to engage with our design engineers, supplier management, and production operations teams. We need experienced Manufacturing Engineers who are looking for a challenging growth opportunity to help define the build and modifications needed to support our USAF customer.

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Primary Responsibilities
  • Leads Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) in analyzing product development, complex producibility studies and production/tooling philosophies.
  • Refines, validates, coordinates and implements conceptual designs and manages the program architecture for build.
  • Develops manufacturing plans and oversees plan optimization.
  • Conducts complex producibility and variation analyses to ensure that manufacturing process capability matches requirements.
  • Resolves complex technical problems.
  • Serves as a project manager to ensure that contract requirements, specifications, design criteria and schedule performance are integrated and maintained.
  • Leads advanced design solutions and supports research of new product or business opportunities.
  • Deploys company Lean Enterprise analysis methods.
  • Documents and communicates producibility best practices.
  • Provides guidance to others through structured mentoring.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

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

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience):
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
  • 3+ years of experience with manufacturing engineering processes and tools
  • 1+ years of MESci experience
  • 1+ years of experience with wire bundle fabrication planning

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills and Experience):
  • Boeing BDS and/or AEWC experience
  • Previous Boeing - BDS or BCA Manufacturing Engineering Experience
  • BDS - MESci and GOLD systems experience highly desired.
  • INSync systems experience highly desired.
  • WIRS experience highly desired

Typical Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree and typically 9 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 7 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with typically 4 or more years' 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.


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:

This position is for 1st shift


This is a union-represented position

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 salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

L4 Summary pay range: $117,300 - $158,700

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.

Client-provided location(s): Tukwila, WA, USA
Job ID: Boeing-00000341941
Employment Type: Other