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Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID:  88599
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Kentucky (3015)

Danville, KY, United States, 40437

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense 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 and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. Our Braking Systems product group supplies both military and commercial aircrafts.

We seal essential spaces, such as landing gear, wings, engines, nacelles, windows and doors, and produce intelligent air data systems and sensors that measure altitude, angle or acceleration. These sensors can be used on planes, train control systems or even missile control systems.

Whether it’s developing new radome solutions, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Electrical Engineer will support the Project Engineering team related to facility growth (expansion) and process improvement projects. In addition, will support sustainment of existing electrical systems and manufacturing equipment used in the production of carbon composite aircraft brake components.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Support design functions as required for building expansions, new equipment installations, forward planning, specifying/designing special machinery, process/system improvements, utility systems and new construction within local, state and national codes and regulations as required.
•    Responsible for project engineering (planning, scheduling, budgeting, cost accounting/tracking, purchasing and implementation functions) as required providing timely and cost effective company facilities and equipment.
•    Interface with external design firms, construction contractors, machine builders and maintenance vendors.  
•    Provide electrical expertise in medium voltage distribution systems (switchgear), low voltage systems, system integration, sensors and mechanical devices.
•    Develop fundamental understanding of carbon process requirements critical to the aircraft brake component production processes.
•    Supply technical support for process, quality and product related investigations.
•    Supports activities to enable cost reduction, process efficiency and operational excellence.
•    Other responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years’ Experience:  A minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience.
•    Advanced knowledge of electrical engineering / electrical systems.
•    Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task while under pressure.
•    Communicates complex technical information to others in a clear and effective manner.
•    Ability to work independently and effectively interface with cross-functional disciplines including suppliers, design engineering, quality and procurement, using excellent interpersonal skills to drive tasks to completion.
•    The individual must have strong computer skills, including utilization of various software such as AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project), and any relevant electrical specific software.
•    Working knowledge of manufacturing equipment, facilities support systems and equipment, safety and environmental practices and regulations.
•    A strong background utilizing lean tools and experience with a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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