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Production Lead

Requisition ID:  41477
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Dunstable (1130)

Dunstable, BDF, United Kingdom, LU5 4TS


We are Meggitt, we work closely with our customers, and we deliver technologically differentiated systems and products with high certification requirements in Aerospace, Defence and selected Energy markets. At Meggitt our key values are collaborating and building trusted global relationships through TEAMWORK, conducting ourselves with INTEGRITY, striving for operational EXCELLENCE. These core values allow us to become the great company we are today with over 11,000 employees across the globe.


The Production Lead oversees the production area in a variety of complex mechanical and/or electromechanical assembly operations in accordance with company policy and safety procedures.  Ensures an effective and accurate production line that minimizes costs and aligns with the unit objectives. 




  • Plans, schedules and monitors the production cycle, following company instructions
  • Determines staff requirements for production schedules, coordinates, monitors and trains all production staff
  • Coordinates the efficient movement of production to meet area requirements 
  • Applies process specifications governing the production of product within an assigned cell, records production time and quantity data at the cell 
  • Performs complex precision assembly in accordance with written, visual and verbal instruction
  • Conducts Inspections of own and /or other associates work to insure correctness in accordance with company and /or customer drawing
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary
Key Attributes


Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations is preferred.

Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field 




  • Experience in planning, scheduling and monitoring production cycles
  • Capable of performing complex mechanical and/or electromechanical assembly operations
  • Good organizational skills to lead activities of production cycle
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and determine methods and procedures 
  • Skilled problem-solver: Exercises judgment, based on previous experience, practices and precedents, to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent
  • Able to read and interpret company documents, such as safety rules, operating/manufacturing instructions, policies and procedures


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