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Principal Engineer - Thermal Management

Requisition ID:  60698
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Birmingham (1115)

Birmingham, BIR, United Kingdom, B11 2DG

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.


With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.


We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence.

Enable your extraordinary. Join us and be part of our diverse Meggitt team.

Job Summary

Product Champion- Lead knowledge transfer knowledge of Heat Exchanger Design (from first principles) to the engineering department for technology at TRL-6 and above. Responsible for Technical Sales support for Product group. Design authority- Lead the technical direction of NPI and sustaining engineering activities and design assurance sign-off on all NPI, sustaining or concerns with fielded product. Responsible for leading Industrialization of new technology once proven.

Core Responsibilities

  • Heat Exchanger design knowledge transfer- lead and support the formal (creation of standard work documentation) and informal aspects of knowledge and Intellectual Property transfer
  • Responsible for Technical Sales in terms of proposals and customer visits/communications
  • Ensure that all sustaining engineering changes meet with internal and external customer requirements and demands
  • Coordinate the preparation of the technical aspects of project, and support PG engineering leading in CER and PAR documentation and ensuring proper engineering and development finances and resources are included in such documentation
  • Ensure the sharing of best practices / procedures within Engineering including the transfer of IP to appropriate levels within the function as requested and are maintained across the site
  • Liaise and support new Engineering Management and staff with knowledge transfer. Support the Production Operation team and other departments to ensure the sustainment of engineering products into operation

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Ability to operate in a highly matrixed orgnisation
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders and ability to influence
  • Demonstrates a high level of ethical behaviour in exercising judgment and discretion in matters of significance


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 and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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