MP&P Engineer Metals Finishing/Environmental

  • Boeing
  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Sep 20, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Job Description

Boeing is seeking a MP&P Metals Finishing/Environmental Engineer to support programs in our North Charleston, SC location.  As the advanced central research and development organization of The Boeing Company, Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T) provides innovative technologies that enable the development of future aerospace solutions while improving the cycle time, cost, quality and performance of existing Boeing products and services. In addition to Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Defense, Space & Security, BR&T customers include the US Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Federal Aviation Administration. As part of Boeing's Engineering, Test & Technology organization, Boeing Research & Technology is clearly focused on technical excellence, enhancing Boeing's growth and productivity, and helping the company operate more effectively so it can provide its customers with solutions that best meet their needs. 

Materials and Manufacturing Technology is focused on discovering, developing, and transitioning innovative materials and manufacturing technology into Boeing products. We seek out revolutionary and innovative technologies, identify and drive technologies to maturity and replicate, and find leverage through collaboration and contract research and development. Our highly capable engineers excel in a team environment of challenge and opportunity on multiple projects, and partnering with Boeing business units, government customers, global suppliers, and universities to rapidly mature key technologies to production readiness. 

BR&T Materials & Manufacturing Technology is looking for an entry-level Materials and Process engineer for our Chemical Technology group.

Responsibilities will have an emphasis on:

  • Metals finishing
  • Understanding and executing inorganic chemical processes (ex. anodize, passivation, etc.),
  • Supporting projects that help Boeing find and implement alternatives to metals finishing processes that utilize environmentally-regulated/restricted chemicals. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • Energetic; driven; safety conscious; handy in the lab; able to work under close supervision with direction for routine work;
  • Able to work special projects with detailed instruction.
  • Assist with the design of test set-ups, obtain data, and provide solutions to a variety of technical research problems.
  • Contribute to the completion of specific project milestones; and his or her results, decisions, and recommendations will be used to ensure that the projects stay on-time and on-budget. 

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.


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):

  • Hands-on chemical or materials laboratory experience (internship or employment), including the handling of hazardous chemicals.
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited course of study in a relevant engineering or science field (preferably chemical engineering, chemistry, or materials science 

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience): 

  • The successful candidate will have experience in one or many of the following specialties: Chemical Processes, Metals Finishing, Regulated Chemicals, Environmental Regulations, and/or Analytical Chemistry. 

Typical Education/Experience:

Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

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