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Technical Manager, Welding Material

Requisition ID:  67691
Business Unit:  Heatric UK (1105)

Poole, POL, United Kingdom, BH16 6LT

About Meggitt/Heatric: 

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 11,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe


Heatric is the market leader in providing Printed Circuit Heat Exchangers (PCHEs) and for over 30 years we have designed, manufactured and provided dedicated lifecycle support to a global customer base in the Offshore, Onshore, Marine and Power Generation markets.

Our Headquarters is in Poole Dorset where the majority of our 150+ employees are based. We have a second facility in Birmingham which conducts our chemical etching process. In addition to our UK sites we have sales offices in Brazil, Houston, Singapore and Korea.

Heatric are proud to be part of the Meggitt Group which is a global engineering company specialising in energy, aerospace and defence employing over 12000 people across UK/Europe, North America and Asia.  

Role Summary:

The Welding Technical Manager will lead a team of welding engineers, metallurgists and technologists. Provide technical metal joining expertise and guidance, reviewing bids and customer enquiries and provide metal joining and metallurgical support in the development of those bids and enquires. 

Core Responsibilities:


  • Conduct contract weld engineering reviews and identify weld engineering, diffusion bonding and metallurgical requirements.
  • Liaise with customers, engineers and project managers on metal joining and metallurgical matters.
  • Ensure that Heatric meets customers metal joining requirements and if required raise and justify technical exceptions.
  • To lead, develop and coach the welding engineers, metallurgists and technologists.
  • To manage the generation of operational and development documentation related to joining processes. PQR’s WPS and development documents.
  • Review customer specifications and communicate requirement relating to metal joining and metallurgy
  • Provide effective liaison with clients, engineers, project managers and internal departments with regards to welding engineering, diffusion bonding, metallurgy and failure mechanism
  • Generate material, test and inspection regimes for development, qualification and product work

Skills, Experience & Abilities:


  • 8+ Years of experience in a welding/metallurgical role.
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Strong prioritisation and decision making skills
  • Analytical and research Skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to present to senior members of the business
  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports
  • Ability to ensure a high level of service and quality is maintained
  • Ability to visualise and plan objectives and goals strategically        
  • Demonstrated ability to provide cross-functional leadership
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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