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Mechanical Engineer 4

Requisition ID:  43517
Business Unit:  Energy & Equipment San Diego (3325)

San Diego, CA, United States, 92121

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Mechanical Engineer 4 acts as a key contributor on the Mechanical Engineering Team and creates solutions to a wide range of complex technical issues. Also acts as a mechanical contributor in a multi-disciplinary engineering team. Professionally contributes and leads a variety of mechanical engineering assignments and contributes to the characterization, analysis and development of the valves and electro-mechanical actuators.               

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Provides mechanical valve and electro-mechanical actuator design expertise to support development of new mechanical products  or improvement of existing ones
•    Executes and supports complex mechanical and electro-mechanical engineering assignments throughout the project life cycle and ensures cost and schedule targets are met or exceeded.
•    Initiates improvements to products, using best practices and professional knowledge
•    Acts as a professional resource for colleagues and provides technical direction and guidance to other team members
•    Reduces costs and improves mechanical design and development processes, using best practices and professional expertise
•    Performs value analysis during the product design phase while optimizing product development costs
•    Provides technical support for new projects and evaluates the requirements and implications
•    Collaborates with electrical and software functions to yield the optimal multidisciplinary solutions
•    Maintains adherence to internal and external processes including Program Lifecycle Requirements, design reviews and other technical governance
•    Collaborates across the business to leverage best practices
•    Other responsibilities as assigned
•    Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
•    Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor degree in Engineering required; Master degree a plus
Years’ Experience: 10 years or more of engineering experience
•    A proven record as a technical lead on projects of a complex nature and providing mechanical engineering expertise 
•    A background in any of the following areas of competence a significant advantage:
      •    High temperature/pressure valve design
      •    Electrical actuator design
      •    High temperature/pressure fluid control
      •    Pressure equipment design
      •    Hazardous and/or Ordinary Location certifications or similar regulatory environment 
•    Proficient with 3-D modeling, CAD and SolidWorks
•    Ability to absorb and apply new technical information and evaluate implications
•    Effectively communicates difficult concepts and negotiates well with others   
•    Solid analytical skills and judgment to proactively identify and solve increasingly complex problems
•    Demonstrated ability to improve products or services by applying professional and business knowledge 
•    Process oriented with a keen appreciation for lean principles
•    Able to communicate and collaborate at all levels of the business
•    Able to coordinate internal and external resourcing to achieve objectives and goals
•    Able to analyze problems to root cause using appropriate tools
•    Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion

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.

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