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SVP & GM - Services & Support, US Region

Requisition ID:  80465
Business Unit:  Services & Support Miami Group (3515)

Miami, FL, United States, 33178

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

The SVP & GM will be responsible for the effective operation of all Services & Support sites in the US. The SVP General Manager oversees and manages various aspects of a business unit or broader processes. Creates and establishes department policies and objectives while aligning with strategic corporate direction. 

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Oversees various business operations aspects or broad processes within the Services & Support US region.

•    Management of business or department, supervising 2 or more full time employees (or equivalent). Responsibilities include hiring and firing subordinate employees (or effectively recommending such decisions), interviewing, selecting, and training employees; setting and adjusting rates of pay and hours of work; directing employees’ work; maintaining production records for use in supervision; appraising employees’ productivity and efficiency for recommending promotions or other changes in status; handling employee complaints and grievances; disciplining employees; assigning work among employees; and providing for the safety and security of the employees. Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

•    Creates plans, develops and establishes policies to facilitate business units or business processes to meet objectives in accordance with strategic corporate direction.

•    Collaborates with business unit leaders to formulate strategies that satisfy business and customer requirements.

•    Performs data analysis from business unit processes and communicates metrics to upper management.

•    Works within budget to allocate staff and other resources to ensure that operations run smoothly and best utilise available funding to meet departmental objectives.

•    Develops and supports a cross functional culture of continuous improvement.

•    Schedules workload to meet priorities; achieving all performance related targets.

•    Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs.

•    Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations.

•    Other responsibilities and duties as required and assigned.

Travel up to 25%

Job Specifications

Education Level: (Required): Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education that will allow successful performance in the role.

Years’ experience: 7+ years of relevant experience (preferred). 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

•    Strong leadership and management skills to enable the creation of highly effective operational processes 

•    Demonstrated ability to execute functional business plans and contribute to the development of functional strategy

•    Ability to anticipate internal or external business challenges/regulatory issues and make recommendations

•    Capable of directing the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems, while applying advanced analytical thought and judgment

•    Ability to absorb and apply new technical information and evaluate implications

•    Demonstrates a high level of ethical behaviour in exercising judgment and discretion in matters of significance

•    Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence, while exercising sensitivity to the audience

•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and database management tools


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

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, 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

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