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Mechanical Engineer 3

Requisition ID:  95372
Business Unit:  Services & Support NASCO (3010)

Gardena, CA, United States, 90248

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 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Corporate Functions keep our business competitive by providing first-class support from Quality through to Finance and HR.

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 10,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

This position provides engineering R&D support for the development of aircraft wheel and brake components utilizing reverse engineering techniques and general design practices.  Additional responsibilities include supporting development of FAA certification documents.

Job Core Responsibilities

•  Develop design of aircraft wheel and brake components.
•  Develop design substantiation data utilizing reverse engineering techniques. 
•  Support dynamometer testing
•  Manage development of brake friction components
•  Write Test Plans/Test Reports
•  Provide shop/technical support to manufacturing group
•  Work with manufacturing vendors and outside laboratories
•  Create technical certification documentation for FAA design approvals

Job Specifications

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

years Experience: 5 - 10 years of relevant experience


  • •  Proficient with computers, e-mail, MS Office including Word, Outlook and Excel.
    •  Bachelor's in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or equivalent.
    •  Master Degree preffered.
    •  Five years minimum of significant subject matter expertise in aircraft brake development and/or maintenance engineering.
    •  FAA certification experience preferable.
    •  Must have strong analytical and quantitative skills.
    •  Ability to read, analyze and interpret general engineer periodicals, blue prints, component maintenance manuals and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present in formation and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.
    •  Mathematical skills concurrent with an engineer education.
    •  Reasoning ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid analytical conclusions.


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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