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Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter - Aerospace

Requisition ID:  83176
Business Unit:  Meggitt Aerospace Central (1428)

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”.


These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Role Summary


Meggitt’s global Talent Acquisition Centre of Expertise team is growing. We are seeking a relationship-oriented Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter to join our team in Meggitt PLC within the UK. The role is for a proactive, relationship oriented recruiter to join a forward thinking well established in-house Talent team.  This individual will be a champion and advocate for best in class Talent Acquisition strategies within the organisation focusing on supporting our world-class Manufacturing and Engineering teams.

Core Responsibilities


  • Provide leadership and execution of the end-to-end recruiting cycle for Engineering / Technical business groups across the UK
  • Develop and manage the experienced-hire Talent Acquisition relationship with business leaders and stakeholders, including Hiring Managers and Human Resources Business Partners
  • Design and manage creative attraction strategies 
  • Proactively drive and execute the global and regional strategies which align with recruitment policies
  • Partner with senior management to design and implement optimal sourcing strategies for their businesses, including leveraging various internal and external sources
  • Partner with HR Business Partners to deliver value-added services to internal client population (including market intelligence, competitor mapping, talent pooling, succession planning, and diversity initiatives)
  • Deliver a consistent, high quality candidate and client experience through professionalism and integrity in all contact with applicants, hiring managers and HR colleagues
  • Lead and contribute to regional / global projects associated with HR and Talent Acquisition and Development
  • Provide training, knowledge sharing, coaching and mentoring as a talent acquisition subject matter expert

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Experienced in the full-cycle recruiting experience with a combination of in-house and agency recruiting ideally
  • Experience using a broad range of sourcing techniques, including data mining, advertising, direct research, social media, etc.
  • Experience utilizing candidate management/tracking systems and other online talent acquisition and sourcing tools either in-house or agency recruiting
  • Good understanding of current trends affecting the Aerospace and Defense, Energy and Industrial Industries
  • Ability to develop partnerships with your stakeholders and team across the globe
  • Proven direct sourcing skills and ability to leverage internal and external networks, and market knowledge, to identify, assess, cultivate and deliver the best talent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of professionalism, sense of urgency, attention to detail, and demonstrated ability to work under pressure and multitask effectively.
  • Proficient in Excel, MS Word and Outlook

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
  • Up to 5% annual bonus
  • 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. #LI-CS1

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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