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Electrical Engineer 3

Requisition ID:  82733
Business Unit:  Energy & Equipment San Diego (3325)

San Diego, CA, United States, 92121

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.

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 specialties. 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.

Job Designation

The Senior Electrical Engineer for Application and Support Engineering provides expertise to a variety of complex electrical projects. Applies expertise in both electrical and mechanical engineering in various aspects of the development of components and control systems. Responsible for the electrical engineering aspects of development and ensures designs meet the product requirements.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Working to support customers and operations in solving complex in-house and field issues.
•    Developing customer relationships and field application expertise to provide innovative solutions and new revenue opportunities
•    Provide electrical and product expertise and collaboration towards rapid and competitive Bid and Proposal activity
•    Provide electrical and product expertise, consultation, collaboration and oversight for NPI activity
•    Provides significant Electrical Engineering expertise to complex assignments throughout the project life cycle
•    Analyzes customer/system requirements, derives hardware requirements and translates them into electrical design while performing design verification testing
•    Acts as a technical expert to ensure designs meet product requirements and comply with regulations
•    Designs and improves circuits to meet functional block diagrams, while using best practices
•    Designs to cost target, manufacturing, assembly and test capabilities
•    Performs value analysis during the product design phase while minimizing nonrecurring and recurring costs in product development
•    Manages compliance traceability for customer requirements and industry standards
•    Acts as a resource for colleagues and able to explain difficult or sensitive information to build consensus
•    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
•    A background in the design and development of 3 phase DC motor driven actuators, control & power electronics and valve applications a bonus.

Job Specifications

Education:  Bachelor degree in Engineering required; Master degree a plus
Years’ Experience: 5-10 years of relevant experience
•    Demonstrated expertise with complex Electrical Engineering solutions
•    Ability to improve products or services by applying professional and business knowledge     
•    Ability to solve complex problems and make decisions based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
•    Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
•    Knowledge of Six Sigma tools a plus
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools
•    Proficient in creating electrical drawings; ORCAD a plus
•    3 phase motor control (vector control)
•    Fly back power supplies
•    Motor control software (e.g., TI C28 processor)
•    EMC, digital electronics, and communication software knowledge 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

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