Share this Job
Apply now »

Supplier Development Engineer - Avrille - CDI

Requisition ID:  96695
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Avrille (2500)

Avrille, 49, France, 49000

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Please submit CV's in English only


Job Title:  Supplier Development Engineer

Location: Avrille– with regional Travel

Remuneration: Competitive salary + Company Car, Bonus scheme & Pension

About the role

As the Supplier Development Engineer, you will be responsible for Supplier Improvement and development activities. This is a “hands on” role where you will identify and drive projects to improve delivery, quality and cost within the supply chain, ensuring the day to day project execution & coordination at the Supplier.

Your activities will be focused on product and process performance where you will provide the link between Group Quality, Procurement and Supplier. We will look to utilise your expertise in quality, purchasing and operations so that when deployed, you will ensure continuous improvement of supplier operations that will impact our ability to support our customers.

Core Responsibilities

  • First responder on the ground initially for a supplier in crisis that is causing OTD and other issues.
  • Conduct regular capacity, and development assessments and audits at suppliers to diagnose issues and establish continuous improvement plans to improve overall strategic supplier performance.
  • Provide assistance for NPI and Source Change/Works Transfer activities upon request.
  • Provide Training and Support to the Supplier in order o improve quality and delivery.
  • Establishes best in class Supplier Improvement Tools--defining the tools available, instructions and training to drive improvements (RCCA, Pareto, Lean Tools, Kanban, Smart Inventory, etc.)

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent knowledge of core Process Improvement and Zero Defect tools (i.e. DFMEA, PFMEA, MSA, SPC, PPAP, APQP, Lean Manufacturing, 5S, TAKT, 5Why, 8D, etc.)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Supplier Quality and Supply Chain Improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work in multi-functional teams including Suppliers, Meggitt sites and or Meggitt Customers to deadlines and often under pressure.
  • Thorough working knowledge of problem solving tools and techniques within an aerospace or automotive environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of Aerospace regulations and requirements preferred (Automotive Industry standards and regulations are an acceptable alternative)
  • Experience with the completion of Aerospace audits is preferred.
  • Flexible and prepared to travel on a regular basis.
  • Must be fluent in English.

What we offer

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 and the ability to accrue time off in lieu
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 8% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Apply now »