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French Graduate Programme - Operations Management, Avrille

Requisition ID:  119978
Business Unit:  Meggitt Aerospace Central (1428)

Avrille, 49, France, 49240

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.

Are you a French Graduate looking to kick-start your career in Operations Management?


The Parker Meggitt Graduate Programme; run from our French Site in Avrille  is an accelerated development programme for those graduating from University.  Within our Programme, you can learn about engineering and operations in a global manufacturing environment. You’ll be able to utilise your existing experience as well as pick up new skills as you rotate around our business.



In order to fast-track your development, you’ll be assigned a senior leader to mentor you throughout the programme, as well as a professional development mentor who will support your progression towards professional status in your chosen field. This is a rotational programme consisting of 4 x 6month rotational across any of our Parker sites in functions such as: Planning, Quality, Supply Chain, Procurement, Production and Strategy.  Based mainly out of Avrille you will also have 1 rotation in UK or Switzerland as well.

What you can expect


  • Get to know Parker Meggitt’s business, working in the Operations function
  • Build and develop your expertise in areas such as Production, Supply Chain, Quality, New Product Introduction, EHS & Lean
  • Have responsibility for managing your own workload and, responding directly to requests
  • Provide a first line of response to queries in your functional area from internal and external contacts
  • Collaborate with colleagues to identify problems that need resolving and seek to find solutions
  • Make decisions in your area of responsibility and communicate these directly
  • Seek all learning opportunities and develop your knowledge and skills required for each of the roles and from people within your wider team


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • French native speaker with excellent English written and verbal skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree within an Operations and or Engineering / Manufacturing discipline
  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative, self-starter approach and strong communication skills
  • Geographical flexibility to move to other Parker sites to complete rotations (4 x 6month assignments)
  • A team player with the ability to motivate yourself and work independently.
  • A lateral thinker, able to act with clarity and calm, even at the most challenging times

What We Offer


Parker Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth, and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:


  • Flexible working policies
  • Career development and opportunities to progress
  • Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups to represent and promote our diversity and inclusion
  • Volunteering day off
  • Career mentor and excellent career progression through a Fortune 250 company 

Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are 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.

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