Production Engineering Senior Manager

BOEING San Antonio, Texas
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December 2, 2022
San Antonio, Texas

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Defense, Space, and Security (BDS) is seeking a Production Engineer Senior Manager to join the VC-25B Production Engineering Team. This position is located in San Antonio, TX. As a Production Engineer Senior Manager, you will lead a team of Manufacturing Engineers and Planners to support the modification, test, and ultimate delivery of two 747-8i to become the next generation “Air Force One” VC-25B Aircraft in San Antonio. The VC-25B factory operations span multiple shifts throughout the day; this leadership position is primarily aligned to 1st shift, but will require shift flexibility at times.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manages subordinate managers leading manufacturing engineering teams on the VC-25B program to complete non-recurring build planning (IP authoring and build integration) activities

  • Partners closely with other Sr. Managers on the program and across the site & business unit, to lead technical development, implementation, analysis and improvement activities for the production engineering function

  • Develops long range strategy and integrated organizational plans, policies and procedures and guides the development of business plans, strategies, goals, and objectives

  • Acquires and coordinates resources for organizational activities

  • Develops and maintains relationships with customers, stakeholders, suppliers, peers, partners and direct reports to ensure organizational alignment to business unit strategies and goals

  • Provides oversight and approval of technical approaches, products and processes to ensure alignment with business plans and goals

  • Creates and maintains management system processes within business units

  • Creates and monitors business unit performance to support strategic planning, execution, and reporting

  • Develops and motivates employees and their direct managers

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 the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

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's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry

  • 3+ years managing or leading engineering teams

  • 3+ years’ experience using excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate with leaders and colleagues in an operations environment

  • 3+ years’ experience working in a highly regulated manufacturing environment where compliance with policies and procedures is essential

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Active Secret/Top Secret Clearance

  • Aircraft modification / supplemental type certificate 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. 

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.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only.  Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. 

Summary pay range: $178,500 – $241,500

Export Control Requirements: 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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