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Mechanical Engineer 2

Requisition ID:  118693
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

The Mechanical Engineer 2 will be working within a team that executes the development of new wheel & brake equipment, ensuring that the design meets the requirements defined by the customer, government agencies and internal standards. This encompasses adherence to performance, cost and schedule requirements. The role also includes support for internal customers to ensure the business delivers its commitments to its contractual customers and operators. 

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Required to perform performance calculations and simulations to validate that the equipment will meet the required design requirements.
  • When required, lead / be responsible for small sub-projects within the overall W&B project.
  • Creation and review of technical requirement documents under the guidance of Lead W&B Engineer in accordance with government standards, company standards and customer requirements.
  • When required, support the Lead W&B Engineer & Lead W&B Designer through all phases of equipment new product development including requirements management, requirements validation, design manufacturing phase, qualification / certification testing and initial entry into service.
  • Under the guidance of the Lead W&B Engineer helps to ensure all program targets are satisfied; includes technical performance, non-recurring costs (NRC), recurring costs (RC) and project milestones (Schedule). This includes
  • coordination with other Engineering functions to support the equipment development.
  • Responsible for assisting and tracking of key metrics through the development process including NRC, DTC, DMC, reliability, weight, etc. for their assigned equipment.
  • Works with Lead W&B Engineer to coordinate with stress, thermal, vibration and reliability analysis engineers to ensure
  • adequate margins against design requirements are met.
  • Works with the Lead W&B Engineer in close coordination with supply chain and/or operations to ensure designs for manufacture (DFM) while satisfying the Design to Cost (DTC) targets.
  • Works closely with assigned Test Engineers and Lead Engineer to assist in the development of all qualification test documents and test set-up drawings. Supports Lead Engineer to ensure qualification test plans will verify requirements according to the agreed method of compliance.
  • Assists in the maintenance of equipment parts lists and drawing reviews to ensure drawings are released on time and are in conformance with design and drafting standards.
  • Participates in internal/external design reviews as required by the PLE/SME/Chief Engineer and customer.
  • Supports Root Cause & Corrective Action (RCCA) for qualification / design / manufacturing issues.
  • Required to actively support Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives within the W&B Centre of Excellence.
  • Consults with and seeks guidance from the Lead W&B Engineer, Product Line Expert (PLE), SME (Subject Matter Expert) and Chief Engineers as required.
  • Available to travel internationally as required.

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor degree in Engineering
Years' Experience: Minimum 2 years of engineering experience


  • Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
  • Builds stable working relationships internally. Learns to use professional concepts.
  • Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues.
  • Experience/exposure with DFM, GD&T and working knowledge of applicable manufacturing processes.
  • Project Management skills including cost / schedule tracking.
  • Experience/Exposure with DFMEAs and Risk Analysis
  • Good communication skills – able to make presentations to customers and lead daily discussions with group of engineers/designers and technicians (as required).
  • Systems knowledge/exposure/experience – preferred
  • CI Training/Experience – preferred

Parker Meggitt is committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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