Space Launch Systems (SLS) Production Engineering Manager

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USA - New Orleans, LA, United States

Full Time

3 months ago

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Space Launch Systems (SLS) Production Engineering Manager


The Boeing Company

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USA - New Orleans, LA

Job Description Qualifications:

The Boeing Space Launch Systems (SLS) team is seeking a first line Space Launch Systems Production Engineering Manager located in New Orleans, LA. The selected candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Production architecture at Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) and Kennedy Space Center (KSC).

The team will be focused on the Core Stage Engine Section structural and integration build with an accelerated production plan to meet program milestones. There will be daily complex challenges to help navigate a path forward with cross-functional support.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead a Manufacturing Engineering team in support of SLS Core Stage production
  • Responsible for the build architecture and lean implementation of affordable and safe production processes and tools
  • Oversee the program Design and Build Integration which includes creation and integration of the manufacturing build plan with design engineering offer dates and production schedules supporting multiple sites
  • Ensure the complete Production System is documented within the SLS Manufacturing Plan, Environmental Safety and Health assessments, build architecture and flow, dimensional management, tooling, fabrication and assembly build plans
  • Responsible for final bill of material reconciliation and documentation of the completed product
  • Management of all estimating, scheduling, earned value management and resource planning of production engineers and capability shared resource teams for completion of part specifications, tool orders, fabrication and assembly work instructions and model-based instructions as applicable defining standard work for production technicians

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

Work Authorization:

This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required.  “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee. 

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • 3+ years of experience in a production-related discipline such as Manufacturing, Quality, Production Engineering, Supplier Management, and/or Supplier Quality
  • 1+ years of experience providing technical leadership to cross functional engineering projects

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • 3+ years of experience in engineering or leadership experience in a space related field
  • 2+ years of leadership experience in engineering and/or organizational leadership/program management


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.

Safety Sensitive Statement:

This is a NASA safety-sensitive position and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

NASA Access:

This position requires the ability to obtain access to a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) facility.

Shift Work Statement:

This position is for 1st shift.

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.

Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. 

Summary pay range: 129,200 – 174,800

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. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


Relocation is available for eligible candidates, if authorized

Export Control Requirement:

U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Safety Sensitive:

This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to NASA random drug and alcohol testing.

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

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Manager - K

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Job Code:

6H6AMK (6D1)

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