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Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  43760
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Shepshed Group (1120)

Shepshed, HRT, United Kingdom, SG1 2DH


Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence 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 11,000 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, the Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Core Responsibilities


  • Comprehensive understanding of a range of problem solving techniques such as 8D, 5 Why etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of 6 Sigma methodology, preferably with Yellow or Green Belt training
  • Experience in the use of statistical analysis tools and Statistical Process Control techniques
  • The ability to represent the Company in a professional manner at meetings with customers
  • Engineering project management experience with particular reference to NPI
  • Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements
  • Apply working knowledge of product design and assembly to the manufacturing process
Skills Knowledge & Abilities


  • A Batchelor or Master’s Degree in a recognised engineering discipline or an accredited Engineering Apprenticeship
  • Strong organisational, analytical and communication skills
  • A proven ability for working with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • An ability to communicate ideas and concepts clearly to people at all levels within the organisation
  • Use of Microsoft Office Suite

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 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.

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.

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