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Flight Deck Human Factors Senior Engineering Leader New




Corpus Christi, United States

United States

HR and Recruitment




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Job Description
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The Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer - Human Factors and Ergonomics for our Everett, Washington site. Come join the team that designs, tests, and certifies industry-leading, state of the art Flight Decks for Boeing Commercial Airplanes! At any given moment around the world, tens of thousands of Flight Crews around the world are operating Boeing Airplane, working in a Boeing Flight Deck. We are tasked with ensuring that the today's designs receive word class support and new and future designs are loved by pilots, advance aviation safety, and improve operational efficiency. The flight decks we design today will be used for decades to come and connect the entire globe.

In Flight Deck, we define the look and feel of the interface for the pilots, responsible for that design from the drawing board to the entry into service of an airplane. We are experts in flight operations, with unique knowledge of how flight crews operate our airplanes, what their needs, tasks, and constraints are, and we work closely with pilots from all over the world to deliver industry leading flight decks.

A flight deck engineer can have a focus areas which may include: display formats, menus and control interfaces; display hardware; flight management system; instrument panel layouts, crew alerting, electronic flight bag; crew personal electronic devices, failure effects and analysis; navigation; communication equipment; crew procedures, crew training, human factors/cognition; and ergonomic analysis. A senior engineering leader is expected to lead, mentor, and provide strategic guidance to both the team and the larger organization.

The successful Flight Deck team member will have a passion for aviation and enjoys working with a team of pilots, engineers, and customers who share the same passion.

Position Responsibilities:
Design, test, and certify the look, feel, and operational behavior of the flight deck, from the early conceptual phase, to supporting airplanes after entry into service.
Establish design requirements for changes and enhancements to the flight crew interface on existing or new commercial airplane models, and testing and implementing those enhancements.
Support product development efforts to identify technologies to increase aviation safety and add value to our products or services.
Use an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, develop, verify, and validate requirements.
Participate or lead design teams, as well as collaborate with avionics, other engineering groups, customer airline personnel, industry, regulators, and suppliers.
Work closely with a wide variety of pilots disciplines including flight test, technical and procedural, training, customer airline, and regulator pilots.
Prototype cockpit layouts using commercial and company-unique computing tools, and validate design requirements and flight deck design philosophies during test programs using analysis, flight deck simulators, and flight test airplanes.
Ensure practical application of Boeing Flight Deck and human factors design principles, commonality and integration with other mission objectives.
Utilize best practices in human factors to develop, analyze, test, and support the cognitive, interface, ergonomic and behavioral attributes of Boeing Flight Decks.
Communicate effectively with a diverse engineering team in order to establish a consensus on complex technical issues.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor degree from an accredited course of study in human factors, systems engineering, industrial engineering, or psychology.
15+ years of human factors experience in a manufacturing, development or research environment within the aerospace/flight operation industry.
Some travel may be required, either domestic or international. Frequent travel to other local Puget Sound sites is required.

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
1+ year (s) of Human factors experience within the aerospace/flight operation industry.
Pilot’s license.

Typical Education/ Experience:
Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 15 or more years' experience. Masters and 13 or more years of experience. Ph.D. and 10 or more years of experience.

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.

Diversity & Inclusion Commitment:
At Boeing, diversity, equity, and inclusion are enduring company values. We strive to live these values every day not only because it’s the right thing to do, but because our success depends on it. The company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion means providing a work environment for all employees that is welcoming, respectful and equitable, with opportunities for personal and professional development.

Union :
This is a union-represented position. 038 SPEEA ENGINEERS

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