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Engineer 2, Manufacturing 1

Requisition ID:  73257
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Shepshed Group (1120)

Shepshed, HRT, United Kingdom, SG1 2DH


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Role Summary

Meggitt Fuel Systems & Composites have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Manufacturing Engineer to join the team at our Stevenage, Hertfordshire site. In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to work on;

  • Developing composite processing techniques and engineering assembly strategies to enable the manufacture of specialised advanced aerospace composite parts for use in a range aerospace applications
  • Improving manufacturing processes in line with a Zero Defects philosophy
  • Interacting with customers in support of NPI and existing product programs
  • Using a data based approach to problem solving within the manufacturing environment.

Core Responsibilities

  • Knowledge and appreciation of composite materials processing methods such as in and out of autoclave pre-preg systems and RTM, along with knowledge of core processing techniques.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant composite material testing is advantageous.
  • Creation of concise work instructions for end to end composite component manufacture (Laminating through to Assembly and Paint) to support a “Right first Time” philosophy.
  • Experience in leading continuous improvement activities using lean methodologies to evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows and identify improvements which reduce waste and “mistake proof” the process.
  • Experience of working with an ERP system to create and maintain BoMs and Routings.
  • Comprehensive understanding of a range of problem solving techniques such as (but not limited to) 8D and 5 Whys.
  • Experience in identifying and specifying tooling requirements for moulding and assembly processes and the ability to accept and approve tooling for production use.
  • Experience in the conducting of PFMEA’s and implementation of control plans across a range of different product lines.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Academic Qualifications to HND level within a relative engineering subject or an accredited Engineering Apprenticeship in addition to industrial experience.
  • The ability to represent the Company in a professional manner at meetings with customers and be able to communicate ideas and concepts clearly to people at all levels and across multiple functions within the organisation
  • Strong organisational, analytical and communication skills and the ability to deliver under high pressure situations
  • A self-starter, with proven ability for working with minimal supervision and take ownership of driving activities through to completion
  • Good interpersonal skills which allows the ability to work as part of the wider operations team.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office



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