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Design / Project Engineer

Requisition ID:  53751
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Troy (3115)

Troy, IN, United States, 47588

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Design / Project Engineer carries the product design work load.  Under the direction of the Manager of Engineering he/she evaluates new product requirements, makes stress and heat transfer calculations, optimizes unit size, cost, weight, and reviews customer and internal drawings.     

Job Core Responsibilities
  • Reviews customer specifications and drawings; supports new product opportunities
  • Designs products to meet customer heat transfer, pressure drop, and structural requirements
  • Works with drafting to produce engineering drawings; responsible for accuracy of drawings to match design specification. Employs GD&T in the designs.
  • Prepares test procedures and writes test reports, technical proposals, and other engineering related documents
  • Responsible for all associated testing requirements, qualification, and compliance of design to customer’s specifications
  • Prepares and leads design reviews and supports other meeting requests
  • Works with outside labs to perform development and qualification testing
  • Generates cost estimates related to program support and qualification test programs
Job Specifications

Education : Post-secondary degree in Engineering/Thermal Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations 

Years Experience : 5 years or more of relevant design experience, preferably in heat exchangers, in the aerospace industry or equivalent co-op or internship experience.


- Heat exchanger design and manufacturing methods is required; plate and fin, tube & shell, and thermally actuated valve design

- Thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid dynamics knowledge required

- Product development and release experience is required; experience in aerospace programs highly desirable

- Experience in FEA & CFD analysis and interpreting results desired

- Metallurgical and materials engineering experience is desired

- Preferred skills:  experience with aerospace, ISO9001/AS9100, trade compliance, program/project management, problems solving skills

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 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.

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.

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