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Test Engineer 2

Requisition ID:  83536
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 Test Engineer 2 provides a range of expertise in setting up and conducting quality testing. Ensures high quality development of Meggitt products/components throughout the development process and is responsible for the development and transition to production of test equipment for new products.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Responsible for all aspects of testing in the NPI environment including UUT, test setup, outside labs, test plans, test procedures, test reports, etc.
•    Provides significant expertise in the creation of formal qualification test plans, procedures and reports
•    Supports all phase of a project life cycle (concept, development, test, production, in-service support)
•    Conducts complex qualification testing and provides written reports to project engineers
•    Analyze requirements, generate derived requirements, and synthesize test and instrumentation systems from requirements
•    Follow and participate in process and development methods and generate artifacts to support process flow
•    Work across functional boundaries to support systems, mechanical, electrical, and production engineering
•    Designs and develops special test rigs and advises on methods of testing
•    Collaborates with and manages 3rd party partners in all manner of test related support activities
•    Performs analysis and troubleshooting to determine root causes of failures
•    Coordinates test labs, equipment and scheduling
•    Performs qualification testing to ensure products/systems meet design specs
•    Conducts functional operation and testing on electronic equipment
•    Responsible for the organization and operational activity of the Engineering test lab applying 6S best practice and work status visual factory.
•    Performs analysis and troubleshooting to determine root cause analysis
•    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

Job Specifications

Education:  Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering required
Years' Experience: 3+ years of relevant test engineering experience
•    Pressure equipment design and  testing experience required
•    Flow test equipment design and testing experience required
•    Experience with creating test plans and procedures from requirements
•    Experience with designing automated test systems using various sensors and  transducers, synchronized signal generation and data acquisition equipment, and LabVIEW software
•    Applies a systematic and analytical approach to solving problems
•    Ability to interpret internal/external business challenges and make recommendations for improvements to products, processes or services
•    Excellent ability to communicate difficult concepts and negotiate well with others

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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