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Manufacturing Engineer - Process Improvement

Requisition ID:  118105
Business Unit:  Heatric UK (1105)

Birmingham, BIR, United Kingdom, B35 7AD

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 supports 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.

Title: Manufacturing Engineer – Process Improvement

Location: Poole, Heatric – On-Site


About the role

As the Manufacturing Engineer your role will be to provide engineering and process expertise in all manufacturing departments and support equipment within Heatric’s chemical etching plant.  Focusing on Safety, process control, quality and productivity related improvements, you will work with internal customers and external contractors to develop and drive implementation of solutions to technical issues.

Core Responsibilities

  • Act as project (task) leader for assigned projects including planning, project implementation and co-ordination of all related inter-organisations.
  • Develop and improve future etching technology within the etching facility.
  • Assist and work with the HLD team on continuous improvement activities.
  • Introduce and implement new product development / documentation.
  • Oversee the Quality measures, analysis of Quality measures and report on right first time and Non-compliance records.
  • Working with the HSE manager to ensure compliance across the site.
  • Provide interactions with senior technical personnel of the company.

Skills & Experience

  • Strong technical understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of chemistry within a manufacturing environment would be a significant advantage but not essential.
  • Ability to problem solve through root cause analysis tools (6 Sigma, Ishikawa, 5 Why’s).
  • CI experience and knowledge of tools.
  • Proficient in Project Management tools (i.e., MS Project) or similar project tools.


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:


  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% 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

Parker Meggitt are 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 recognise their full potential.

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