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Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  104372
Business Unit:  Heatric UK (1105)

Poole, POL, United Kingdom, BH16 6LT

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.

Through our Energy & Equipment division, Meggitt holds strong niche positions in energy, non-aerospace military and industrial equipment.

Expertise in this division ranges from heat exchangers used in off-shore gas processing to the design and manufacture of dynamic instrumentation for vibration, shock and pressure measurements. Our heat exchanger technology has not only enabled our customers to save weight, space, and money, but offer higher duties, smaller sizes, and greater integrity over conventional heat exchangers. We are a leading supplier of small-frame gas turbine actuation systems and fuel metering valves for the oil and gas and power generation sectors.

Our Defense Systems product group includes a wealth of expertise with products ranging from airborne decoy deployment systems to projectile tracking technology is another of our specialities. We produce tiny radar systems that are installed on drone aircraft to track incoming missiles or bullets, reassuring aircrew and missile manufacturers that their weapons are working as advertised.

Role Summary

The Maintenance Technician repairs and maintains assigned manufacturing-related equipment throughout the facility by standard procedures, internal requirements, manufacturer's specifications and safety policies. Performs various skilled workers across multiple functions and operations of the preventive maintenance system. 

Job Core Responsibilities

Planned and preventative service and repairs on all Electrical and Mechanical equipment, and provides 1st level fault finding on plant and equipment, initiating repairs.

Install and test safety of new plant and equipment.

Organise and prioritise work schedules to maximise plant and equipment up time, supervising all sub-contractors on site.

Ability to shut down and start up all site equipment in a safe competent manner.

Ensure right first time completion of tasks within the given time schedules. 

All documentation and systems are maintained

Compliant with all H&S Regulations, maintaining a safe and effective work area/environment.

Compliance with all machinery safety, permit to works and lock out/tag out practices.  Ensuring high level of reporting unsafe conditions/unsafe acts, identifying opportunities for improvements


Generate and implement Continuous Improvements and lean practices which include high level of 6S

Identify and implement cost reduction opportunities

Management of maintenance co-ordinator systems to ensure full scheduling, complete all relevant paperwork / documentation and computer records to required standards

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience will allow successful job expectations performance.
Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in a related field 
Years’ Experience: 5 
years in relevant experience
Skills: One of the below Qualifications

  • Level 3 diploma/NVQ standard in either Electrical Technical Services or Electrical Installation   
  • Level 3 Diploma in Installing Electro-technical Systems & Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations" (Buildings and Structures) if part of an Apprenticeship.
  • PLUS Extensive Mechanical Experience within an industrial environment
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electromechanical components and equipment
  • Familiar with reading and interpreting documents, schematics and blueprints
  • Able to recognize and solve typical problems from established operating procedures and scientific methods
  • Experience in operating forklifts  and other powered equipment

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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