Engineering Capability Leader


Brisbane Grove, NSW

Posted 1/15/2020

The Organisation

Boeing Defence Australia's Structures and Build Capability supports the delivery of world-leading defence products and services to the Australian Defence Force. It provides people, expertise, processes and tools to deliver Air Vehicle design, Continuing Airworthiness and Production capabilities to meet program execution and growth opportunities.

Boeing is seeking an experienced Senior Manager to lead, shape and grow the Air Vehicle Design team of 70+ staff. 

The Opportunity

This senior leadership role will influence a number of exciting programs e.g. Wedgetail, Classic and Super Hornet, and P-8A, as well as strategic growth areas. The successful applicant will be:

  • dynamic, innovative and like to think outside the square;

  • team orientated, influential and likes a challenge;

  • an advocate for diversity and inclusion, actively involved in leading change;

  • an excellent communicator who engages and motivates diverse, dispersed teams;

  • outcome focused and demonstrate strong values-based leadership. 

    The Role

    Responsibilities will include:

  • lead, develop and engage employees and management;

  • strategic workforce resourcing to meet multiple project demands and growth; and

  • develop and lead the design capability growth strategy, including Product, Technology and People, to align with business plans and technology roadmaps. 


    The successful applicant will have:

  • demonstrated technical leadership experience (essential)

  • tertiary qualifications and design experience, 21J DASR environment preferred

  • leadership experience within a matrix organisation (desirable) 

    As part of the global Boeing Company, BDA employs over 2000 people at 14 sites across the country. For all of the Boeing Company's 160,000 people around the world, we offer outstanding benefits, flexible working arrangements and a supportive and safe workplace. 

    If you are ready to join an innovative industry leader and would like to register your interest in working for Boeing, based in Brisbane, Newcastle or Adelaide, please click Apply now. 

    Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements.

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