Lead Mass Properties Engineer - Phantom Works

USA - Hazelwood, MO - USA - Berkeley, MO, United States


Full Time

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Lead Mass Properties Engineer - Phantom Works


The Boeing Company

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USA - Berkeley, MO, USA - Hazelwood, MO

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Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) is looking for a Lead Mass Properties Engineer to join our Phantom Works team in Hazelwood, MO.

Boeing Phantom Works, the advanced research and development division within Boeing Defense, Space, and Security is building the future ‒ creating innovative solutions that will define the next generation of aerospace and defense. We lead the company's modeling and simulation efforts, develop innovative concepts and technologies, and prototype solutions to address current and emerging needs. Boeing Phantom Works is pushing the boundaries of what can be, to what will be, and investing in the right technology today. We are rapidly connecting the present and the future to connect, protect, explore, and inspire – one innovative idea at a time.

As a Mass Properties Engineer in Phantom Works, you will be a part of a team focused on the implementation of model based engineering.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conduct advanced design weight estimation to develop preliminary weight estimates to support advanced design proposals, prototyping efforts, trade studies, etc.

  • Develop current and forecasted weight, balance, and mass properties data

  • Perform estimation, calculation, and measurement/verification of mass, center of gravity, and inertias of components, assemblies and completed vehicles or systems

  • Provide complex vehicle or system configuration guidance

  • Support Mass Properties control and management plan execution across the program

  • Coordinate with SME’s across the program to understand weight impacts of design decisions

  • Support the development and presentation of weight status or technical data to design teams, program leadership, and the customer

  • Support the development, population, enhancement and maintenance of the mass properties database including the generation of weight and balance reports

  • Review and support detail and installation drawing release processes

  • Support development of center of gravity envelopes to ensure loadability requirements are met

  • Create, develop and implement new processes and tools to facilitate improved design and analysis capabilities

  • Work under minimal direction

  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and enjoys working in a team environment

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 requires an active U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required). (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active)

This position requires ability to obtain program access, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship only.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited course of study in engineering, engineering technology (includes manufacturing engineering technology), chemistry, physics, mathematics, data science, or computer science

  • 5+ years of Mass Properties experience

  • 3+ years of experience with 3D solid modeling software applications (e.g. NX, Catia, CADD)

  • Experience with Product Data Management tools/systems such as TeamCenter and ENOVIA

  • Experience with applicable industry recommended practices (SAWE RP 7 & 8) and Joint Service Technical Manual for Aircraft Weight and Balance

  • Experience working with Military or DoD customers

  • Willing to travel domestically as needed

Typical Education/Experience: 

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 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation 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.


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: 113,900 – 154,100

Applications for this position will be accepted through June 30, 2024

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 not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

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Individual Contributor - 4

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6E3EI4 (651)

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