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MRO Product Engineer

Requisition ID:  103982
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Kentucky (3015)
Location: 

Danville, KY, United States, 40422

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

Reporting to the MRO Manager, the MRO Product Engineer helps build positive relationships with customers by providing solutions to technical questions for in-service aircraft model programs. Assignments may include product design change requests, maintenance deviation requests, and development of experimental tools for maintenance.  This role provides a vital part of the on-going customer feedback process.

 

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for applying standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in providing solutions to a variety of problems, using the applicable CMM as a reference.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently apply standard industry techniques, methods and criteria to the solution of engineering problems.
  • Must also possess sufficient knowledge of plant operations to obtain and integrate services of other groups whose participation is essential to successful accomplishment of assignments. 
  • Collects, organizes and analyzes data, and provides feedback to internal/external customers. Performs various tests and Design of Experiments to confirm theory/hypothesis when necessary.
  • Leads/participates on teams in problem solving/corrective action activities and documents as appropriate.
  • Assist with customer product support issues as required.
  • Daily interface with Supervisors, Assemblers/Fitters, Quality, Engineering personnel, contract administrators, CSRs, Procurement and Customer Support representatives. 
  • Works closely with other engineering departments, metallurgist, warranty manager and the MRO module to help solve problems involving product deficiencies, design changes, maintenance deviations, and manufacturing processes and costs, enabling the cross-pollination of design ideas/technical know-how. 
  • Assists in product maintenance training of customers on-site or at the applicable home base in conjunction with field support representatives.
  • Provides support for the maintenance and update of CMMs for in-service aircraft model programs. 
  • Interfaces with customer engineers and repair shop technicians concerning aspects of product performance and maintenance training
  • Carries out special duties as assigned.

 

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor degree in Engineering required; Mechanical Engineering field preferred.

Experience: 

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience working in design, manufacture and assembly of mechanical components, preferably related to the aerospace industry.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading, geometric tolerance, modeling, stress analysis, manufacturing and quality processes.
  • Experience in a Repair/Overhaul operation a plus

      Skills:

    • Excellent ability to apply a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving
    • Knowledge/Experience of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma or other continuous improvement
    • Ability to explain a range of complex technical information
    • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools; SAP experience a plus

     

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 HRISon@meggitt.com.

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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