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Lead Project Engineer (Rd&S)
Posted on 6/29/2022
United Kingdom
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • A Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in Engineering, Systems Engineering, or an engineering related field, with experience in requirements management for systems and / or services
  • Experience in Project Planning and Management; Excellent SE knowledge and skills; Good IT skills; Excellent Customer Facing Skills
  • Registration with the Engineering Council as an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer (IEng or CEng), or have the ability to work towards IEng/CEng
  • Experience at representing an organisation at Customer Working Groups
  • Experience in stakeholder management, both upstream and downstream
  • Knowledge and experience in early product lifecycle phases (R&D concept studies for example)
  • Providing coordination to engineering teams representing multiple skill areas, which may include internal and external resources and customers
  • Planning, monitoring, tracking and co-ordination of key activities that the RD&S department needs to undertake in order to meet the business drumbeat e.g. Technical roadmap refresh cycle activities, activities related to the strategic planning cycle (like Internal Research and Development (IRAD) submissions)
  • Planning, monitoring and tracking of IRAD projects across the IRAD portfolio, and co-ordinating / collating reporting from the project leads/owners for inputs into Function and Business level reviews
  • Developing and maintaining Statements of Work (SOWs) to satisfy project requirements
  • Identifying metrics and reporting to leadership in order to provide a status of functional performance
  • Supporting individual IRAD project owners with project planning and tracking if required
  • Supporting the planning of future functional growth needs and opportunities
  • Providing systems engineering effort and coordination to IRAD projects
  • Leading/coordinating user needs / requirements gathering activities
  • Coordinating project execution to complete the work statement, and ensuring that the engineering leadership team are aware of programme milestones and objectives
  • Comparing actual results to baseline plans to assess project performance, efficiencies, productivity and lessons learned
  • Planning, identifying, and coordinating resources required to support the programme through the management of functional resource requirements and reporting into weekly reviews
  • Cost Account Management (CAM) Responsibilities for Engineering functions
  • Responding to changes to SOW, assessing the impact and negotiating proposed changes to determine modifications to deliverables, resources, costs and schedules
  • Leading the tailoring and application of engineering initiatives, best practices and quality processes
  • Contributing to Continuous Improvement
  • Risk, Issues and Opportunities management
  • Leading/coordinating Bids and Proposals
The Boeing Company
Company mission
Boeing Company manufactures and sells aircraft, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites and provides product leasing and support services.