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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  115821
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Fareham (1200)

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

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 and over 11,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe

Role Summary


The Senior ME role is required to working on a new product introduction for a suite of 4 electro-mechanical indicators on a high rate aircraft platform.  The role would suit a capable graduate with a few years' experience or a highly skilled ME with extensive experience.   The role also offers the development onto several other high profile projects.

In order to be successful in the role you would need to be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge across  Manufacturing Technologies and Assembly processes, Engineering Sciences and Manufacturing management.  You will have the ability to lead Manufacturing Engineering projects and possess knowledge in various manufacturing processes including but not limited to: Machining, Joining, Heat Treatment, Metrology, Jigs and Fixtures and Assembly processes. Also have knowledge of Metallurgy / Material science and be conversant with design for manufacture principles.



Core Responsibilities


Ability to lead and develop team members; utilising good communication skills

Introduce new systems, processes, methods and facilities to ensure the cost effective integration of new products

Ability to engineer and introduce new products to manufacture and investigate production and process issues providing technical support and training

Justify and manage the installation of new plant and equipment

Identify applications/projects for SPC and manage their implementation including ongoing data analysis

Improve manufacturing efficiency by analysing and planning work flow, space requirements and equipment layout

Lead Industrialisation projects to customer requirements performing activities such as DFMEA, PFMEA and similar tools.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


Graduate with a few years' experience within a manufacturing and or engineering environment

Or degree in a manufacturing and/or Mechanical Engineering discipline with extensive experience 

Understanding of a wide spectrum of manufacturing processes

Strong problem-solving skills and logical approach

Ability to plan and prioritizing activities

Team working skills

Analytical skills

Strong risk management mindset, proactive in identifying and dealing with potential business risks

Understanding of MRP/ERP systems


Meggitt (UK) Ltd - Fareham              

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