Engineering Manager (Payloads/Interior Modifications)

  • Job Reference: 00000412377
  • Date Posted: 3 February 2024
  • Employer: Boeing
  • Website: https://jobs.boeing.com/
  • Location: Frimley, Surrey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering

Job Description

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.

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 are committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Role:

Help us lead the future of commercial aircraft modification in Boeing EASA IPT (Integrated Project Team). We are looking for a strong technical leader with deep, evidential background in driving safety and technical excellence, innovation and best practices within complex and matrixed organisations.

Responsible to Interior Modifications and New Products Senior Manager, the successful candidate will lead a multi-disciplined, agile team and providing leadership across all EASA IPT interior programmes. The new manger will help lead the Design & Certification teams responsible for structures & interior design, product development and cabin certification of all Boeing Commercial Aircraft models.  

This role is based in BGS EASA Modifications site in Frimley, Surrey with hybrid working options. Travel to other sites is expected with occasional international travel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist leading the execution of cabin interior engineering activities across BGS EASA Mods and ensures all products and services delivered on time and on budget, on behalf of EASA IPT.

  • Managing employees performing engineering design and certification activities and implement and enforce engineering functional excellence in people, processes, tools and practices; driving productivity improvements and sharing best practices and lessons learnt.

  • Driving the development and execution of technical projects and process plans, implement policies and procedures and set effective operational goals while leading the execution of solution based engineering through effective resource allocation and management.

  • Develops and maintains relationships and partnerships with customers, stakeholders, peers, partners and direct reports. Provides oversight and approval of technical approaches, products and processes.

  • Manages, develops and motivates employees, including skill, career and talent development across cabin interior teams.

  • Possess an understanding of engineering job practices, certification techniques, industry standards, principles, theories and concepts. Be approved and work as a Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE) within their specialist technical field of Payload / Cabin Safety / Mechanical Systems (desirable but not necessary).

  • Day to day project management of engineering activities related to EASA design organisation projects, including time management and budget.

  • Provide regular feedback to the Senior Engineering Manager on the performance of the team

Work Authorisation:

Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited course of study, in aerospace or other safety critical engineering.

  • Significant experience managing or leading teams in multi-disciplined matrix organisation.

  • Extensive experience working in an EASA Design Organisation (DOA) or similar Aerospace fields.

Required Skills/Experiences

  • Extensive knowledge of both Type Design and Continuing Airworthiness for part 25 aircraft.

  • Extensive knowledge of the certification of part 25 aircraft and their design changes and modifications.

  • Proven record of delivering complex engineering change programmes with demonstrable project management skills.

  • A true people partner with established in managing experienced and junior engineers with a demonstrated track record of growing and building highly effective distributed teams. Comfortable in a dynamic, matrixed environment with ability to adapt to various technologies and situation.

  • Budget management experience with the ability to formulate budgets in line with the established budget process

  • Experience of EASA design organisation projects along with strong time management skills

  • Professional manner in order to protect and enhance Company's reputation as a world leader in large aircraft manufacture and continued airworthiness

  • Willingness to take ownership of challenges within the business

  • Ability to drive change to working practices and procedures to improve and enhance the Company business model

The Boeing benefits package goes above and beyond, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Here's a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive plans
  • Continuous learning - you'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next
  • Success as defined by you - we'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way
  • Diverse and inclusive culture - you'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs
  • 23 days plus UK public holidays and a Winter Break between Christmas and New Year
  • Pension Plan with up to 10% employer contribution
  • Company paid BUPA Medical Plan
  • Short Term Sickness: 100% pay for the first 26 weeks
  • Long Term Sickness: 66.67% of annual salary from 27th week
  • 6x annual salary life insurance
  • Learning Together Programme to support your on-going personal and career development
  • Access to Boeing's Well Being Programs, tool and incentives
  • 6 weeks paternity leave   

Please apply asap for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

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.


Export Control Requirements: Not an export control position

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; race, color, ethnicity, 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. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.