Lead Manufacturing Engineer

5-15 years
10 days ago 4 Applied
Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description


Boeing is the world's largest (Per Boeing LinkedIn page) aerospace company and a leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space, and security systems, and global services. Building on a legacy of over a century of innovation and leadership, Boeing continues to lead the way in technology and innovation, customer delivery, and investment in its people and future growth of aerospace.

In India, Boeing has been a strong partner to the Indian aerospace and defense sectors for more than 75 years. People at Boeing have been supporting mission readiness and modernization of India's defense forces, and enabling connected, safer, and smarter flying experiences, in the sky, in the seas, and in space.

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With us, you can create and contribute to what matters most in your career, community, country, and world. Join us in powering the progress of global aerospace.

Boeing India Engineering and Technology Centre is currently looking for Lead Manufacturing Engineerto join their Manufacturing Engineering team in Chennai, India, you will be part of a global team working on providing ME solutions to a wide range of Boeing products and services across the world. These positions will focus on supporting the Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) business organization.

A successful candidate will Lead the preparation of build plan, create assembly work instructions and drive process standardization for different Airplane commodities, Structures, Systems and Interiors as these positions will focus on working directly with the Manufacturing Engineering Manager to provide Manufacturing Engineering solutions to a wide range of Boeing products and services across the world.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  • Lead the team to develop and implement manufacturing build plan/fabrication plan for Aircraft modules, components and assemblies and oversees plan optimization
  • Guide manufacturing engineers develop work instructions for installing components, systems, interiors and other structural assemblies.
  • 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.
  • Conducts complex producibility and variation analyses to ensure that manufacturing process capability matches requirements.
  • Serves as a project manager to ensure that contract requirements, specifications, design criteria and schedule performance are integrated and maintained.
  • Deploys company Lean Enterprise analysis methods.
  • Documents and communicates producibility best practices.
  • Analyzes design/build concepts to evaluate producible design/build definitions.
  • Resolves technical problems of significant impact to performance, cost or schedule.
  • Mentor and develop the team on emergent skill requirements. Mentor the team on relevant industry standards and best practices. Provides guidance to others through structured mentoring.
  • Coordinate for the training and capability development for ME team
  • Develop technical capability among peers on DFM and producibility studies
  • Support technical reviews addressing non-conformances and perform Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) investigations related to a manufacturing process.
  • Lead problem solving within region suppliers to address quality issues and drive process improvements.
  • Position requires strong communication, teamwork, initiative, integrity and attention to details. Ability to translate complex issues into cohesive, actionable components and communicate at multiple levels of Executive Leadership across several functions.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  • 15+ years of work experience in aerospace industry
  • 10+ year of experience related to manufacturing of aircraft structures/payloads/systems.
  • 5+ years of experience leading a team of manufacturing engineers.
  • Demonstrated experience with ME tools & PLM software

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience with Boeing products/Commercial aircraft platforms is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of the Boeing Production System (BPS).
  • Experience with Product Data Management (PDM), CATIA , CAPP, and Common Manufacturing Execution System (CMES).

Typical Education & Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through a Bachelors in Engineering (Mechanical/Aerospace/Aeronautical) and typically 15 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Masters in Engineering + 13 years related work experience).


This position offers relocation.

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 proud members of the 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.




integrated product teams
quality issues
lean enterprise
Job Source: jobs.boeing.com

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