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Graduate Rotational Program

Requisition ID:  40951
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (3405)

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

Meggitt Rotational Graduate Program

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in extreme environment and smart sub-systems products for aerospace, defense and selected energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

We believe in our vision of “Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. At Meggitt, we truly enable the extraordinary. We’re good at what we do and that’s why customers come back to us. We are constantly working to improve our processes and performance, striving for excellence.

By working together, we bring extraordinary technology to our customers, building trusted global relationships and successful collaborations through strong teamwork. Our teams are passionate about what we do and how we do it.

We pride ourselves on doing the right thing, in the right way wherever we operate. Our colleagues, customers and the communities we are part of can count on us to act with integrity, honesty and respect.

These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today.

Job Core Responsibilities

The Meggitt Graduate Program is a rotational leadership development opportunity geared for recent graduates.

During the program, the selected individual will learn about and experience working in the aerospace industry, across a variety of fields and specialties. You will be assigned a senior leader as a mentor who will guide you through the program.

Depending on your background, you will be assigned to one of three streams:

  • Engineering: Projects could include fuel systems development, thermal or pneumatic technology roadmap, landing gear monitoring, fire suppression systems development, power systems, composites, system modelling, manufacturing technology and more to develop differentiated technology
  • Operations: Projects could include operational excellence, supply chain strategy, advanced manufacturing, manufacturing strategy, manufacturing systems/planning
  • Supply Chain: projects could include inventory reduction analysis, SAP Purchase orders and agreements, RFQs – leading the process and supplier contracts

You will also experience one placement in an area outside of your technical discipline.

Job Specifications

How the program works

The three-year program rotates through four nine-month placements:

  • Each placement includes cross-discipline project work and assignments across different divisions.
  • Each placement includes technical and commercial training as well as professional and personal development.
  • Mentorship from some of the most successful and experienced engineers in the business.
  • Reviews and appraisals at the end of each placement.
  • One international placement

Requirements for entry onto the program

  • Education/Experience: MEng, BS, BSc, MS, MSc PhD in Mechanical, Systems, Power Electronics, Aerospace, Hardware or Electronic/Electrical Engineering Disciplines or BS, MS, PhD in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering and/or Manufacturing Engineering Disciplines
  • Recent graduates with a GPA of 3.5+
  • Must be able to travel/relocate every 9 months for a 3 year period.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be confident with proactive networking both in and out of the organization. Desire to receive continuous professional development and feedback. 
  • Ability to balance work projects with additional projects for certification. Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines for short projects while leaving detailed instruction/hand off to colleagues. 
  • Flexible nature in a fast paced Graduate Rotational Program. Self-starter mentality able to work well in teams as well as alone. Desire to impact an organization with creativity and innovative thinking. 
  • Applicants should show evidence of leadership qualities and/or team-working ability (can include extra-curricular activities as well as professional).We are looking for creative thinkers who can take Meggitt to the next level.


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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

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