Digital Manufacturing Intern - 12 Month Internship

Requisition ID:  34488
Business Unit:  Atlantic House (Meggitt PLC)

COV, United Kingdom, CV6 4AA



Job title: Applied Research & Technology - Digital Manufacturing Intern

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

Reports directly to: M4 AR&T Technical Architect

Strategic business unit:

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 11,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Meggitt’s civil aerospace presence covers large commercial transports, regional aircraft, business jets, helicopters and general aviation. Its defence markets cover all military aircraft types, land systems, naval platforms and aerial, land-based and marine threat simulation training and weapons systems development. The firearms element of this capability extends into law enforcement and security organisations.

The group’s growing presence in energy is driven by our core fluid controls, heat management and sensing and monitoring capabilities, many of which are deployed to help reduce the maintenance costs, fuel consumption and carbon emissions of industrial gas and steam turbines.


The particular focus for the Digital Manufacturing Intern will be various AR&T digital manufacturing projects that target making Meggitt's factories more effective and efficient, through industry 4.0 related technologies such as “Internet of Things”, computer simulation, and data analytics.

The successful intern will also focus on the development of simulation models for factory and production planning, the preparation and execution of experiments, workshops, and demos of the M4 lab (mini smart factory) and the set-up of a virtual reality system for factory layout planning.

Primary working relationships & interfaces:
Internal stakeholders
• AR&T Technical Architect
• Meggitt AR&T Team
• Meggitt SBUs
External Stakeholders
• High Value Manufacturing Catapults (MTC, AMRC)
• University Partners (Cranfield University)


Specific responsibilities:

  •  Assists with engineering designs, experiments and assemblies as requested
  •  Performs trouble shooting and qualification testing to support engineers
  • Works to gain overall knowledge and proficiencies with engineering tasks and processes
  •  Responsible for supporting unit initiatives
  •  Learns and understands systems and processes within a regulated industry
  •  Assists project Engineers with managing and execution of projects
  •  Other responsibilities as assigned
  •  Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary


Key skills and competencies required:

  • Actively pursuing an engineering degree at an accredited university
  • Strong word processing and/or data entry skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong work ethics and ability to drive tasks to completion

The successful candidate will gain an overall understanding, knowledge and technical proficiency in engineering with departmental objectives. This role is a placement role which will last 9-12 months ideally suited for an Engineering Undergraduate studying a sandwich degree.


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