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Aerospace Mechanical Sensors Engineer

Requisition ID:  110675
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Fribourg (2200)

Fribourg, FR, Switzerland, 1700

Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialised in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 9’000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil and in India.

Meggitt Fribourg’s site provides its expertise to the four strategic business units of Meggitt PLC. Meggitt Fribourg is employing 450 employees. We develops, manufactures and sells world-wide a complete range of transducers and electronic systems for the monitoring of engines, turbines and other rotating machinery in both the aerospace and energy industries.

The position

To further strengthen our Strategy, Engineering & Technology department, we are currently looking for an “Aerospace Mechanical Sensors Engineer”. 


As “Mechanical Development Engineer” you will have the responsibility to develop new mechanical products as per GQMS processes, to develop units using MEMS (Micro electro mechanical systems), Piezo Electric Material or Optical Sensors and their associated cables assemblies as well as different type of electronic enclosures and/or maintain existing one. In addition, numerical models and experimental test benches for product validation have to be developed.


The main responsibilities for this role are:

•    Design, calculate and sketch new mechanical products
•    Proceed with the design, validation and verification of developed products
•    Develop technical optimal solutions taking into account quality, cost and delivery, within the respect of the applicable standards and development processes
•    Generate the development file (all the artefacts defined in the development process) and validate the configuration tracking of the development prototypes, and establish the required documentation according to development processes in place
•    Define and control development tests as well as ensure availability of test results
•    Participate in internal and external reviews according to development process and customer’s needs
•    Define adapted production processes and materials in collaboration with process and material specialists
•    Actively contribute to Research and Technology development work, in the field of MEMS sensors (micro-electromechanical systems), piezo electric sensors and optical sensors
•    Act as subject matter expert by providing support to colleagues to solve technical issues and propose solutions

Your profile

•    University Degree (Bachelor or Master) in Engineering (mechanical or microtechnics)
•    At least 5 years of experience in Mechanical (Sensors) Engineering activities and experienced in complying with engineering development process, preferably in the Aerospace sector
•    Excellent knowledge in piezo components, MEMS (Optical sensor is a plus) and their associated cable assembly
•    Strong knowledge in generation of technical drawings (tolerance systems ISO GPS and ASME Y14.5 M) as well as in numerical modeling and FEA computation
•    Ability to understand and contextualize customer needs
•    Team spirit, good communication and interpersonal skills
•    Out-of-the-box thinking and curiosity
•    Fluent in both French and English

If you are looking for a challenging position with opportunity to grow in a truly international company, please apply with your resume, letter of motivation, reference letters and diploma, in English through the career page of our website: Please note that only complete applications will be taken into consideration.

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