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Engineer 2, Facilities

Requisition ID:  70018
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Rockmart (3110)

Rockmart, GA, United States, 30153

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense 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 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. Our Braking Systems product group supplies both military and commercial aircrafts.

We seal essential spaces, such as landing gear, wings, engines, nacelles, windows and doors, and produce intelligent air data systems and sensors that measure altitude, angle or acceleration. These sensors can be used on planes, train control systems or even missile control systems.

Whether it’s developing new radome solutions, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Facilities Engineer plans and implements the design of plants, offices, and production lines in order to maximize the use of available space and improve production efficiency. Estimates costs related to layout design, including equipment and materials, labor, etc. and monitors the construction process. Researches production/processing equipment or fixtures for purchase and gathers data relating to their ability to meet organizational needs. Ensures that established efficiency and safety targets are met. 

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Provide necessary drawings, specifications, bills of materials, purchase requisitions and cost estimates.
•    Coordinate the determining and specifying the amount and type of standard and special equipment required, and prepare cost estimates of such equipment.
•    Request or perform the necessary engineering for the installation of purchased equipment or for major repairs to existing equipment and buildings, and direct work involved for installation or construction.
•    Analyze existing facilities for proper performance, specify necessary modifications, and instruct operating and maintenance personnel.
•    Develop and track long-term capital forecasts pertaining to equipment and facilities and provide monthly reports based on these forecasts and actual performance.
•    Ensure accountability for timeliness and quality of tasks completed.
•    Regularly study, analyze, present, and implement projects.
•    Interface regularly with managers to determine priorities.
•    Interface regularly with floor associates for improvement ideas.
•    Analyze and plan work-force utilization, space requirements, and work flow.
•    Design layouts of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
•    Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
•    Communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization (operators to staff level).
•    Ensure a safe work environment exists for all employees.
•    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 or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years’ Experience: 3-5 years of relevant experience
•    Lean and Continuous Improvement experience (Kaizen, 5S, Six Sigma, Flow, Time study, Pull/Kanban systems, VSM, etc.)
•    Manufacturing experience preferred
•    Previous leadership experience in a lean environment a plus
•    Demonstrates strong organizational skills and project management ability
•    Strong skills in written and verbal communication
•    Demonstrates ability to set and achieve goals with minimum supervision
•    Strong presentation, analytical, and computer skills
•    Ability to manage multiple priorities
•    Proficient in MS Office, AutoCAD, SAP; SolidWorks a plus

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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