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Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  101597
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Shepshed Group (1120)

Shepshed, LEC, United Kingdom, LE12 9NH

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.

We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence.

Enable your extraordinary. Join us and be part of our diverse Meggitt team.



The Manufacturing Engineer shall ensure all tooling is handled professionally and effectively in accordance with the business process. Governance of the material batch release and re life processes on site. Support new and legacy projects.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage of the site tooling database with governance over the tooling maintenance schedule and audits.
  • Perform maintenance service and minor tooling repairs on assigned equipment when required.
  • Control and coordinate tool movements to subcontractors for repair/replacement.
  • Control the material batch release and re life processes on site.
  • Focus on efficiency improvements and cost savings.
  • Create concise work instructions for an end to end composite component manufacture (Laminating through to Assembly and Paint) to support a “Right First Time” philosophy.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • 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 is required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant composite material testing are advantageous.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines.
  • Strong organisational, analytical and communication skills. 
  • A self-starter, with a proven ability for working with minimal supervision and taking ownership of driving activities through to completion.
  • Good interpersonal skills that allow the ability to work as part of the wider operations team.
  • Ability to prioritise.


What We Offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive offer package will include:

  • Flexible working policies or the ability to accrue time off in lieu or for some roles to earn overtime.  
  • Early finish on a Friday.
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing.
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services.
  • Income Protection.
  • Employee Resource Groups.
  • Volunteering day off.

Meggitt is 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 and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential. #LI-IB1

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