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Project Engineer

Requisition ID:  101272
Business Unit:  AS Loughborough Polymer Seals (1110)

Shepshed, LEC, United Kingdom, LE12 9EQ

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”.

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.


Working as part of the Engineering team to deliver and review technical projects for both internal and external customers in response to requirements for solutions in elastomer sealing based applications. The Project Engineer will be responsible for engineering projects across the Polymer Seals facilities and based in Loughborough.

Core Responsibilities

  • With support from the Engineering team, ensure projects are fully realised and contribute to business goals and objectives. Define and execute project plans, schedules, budgets and deliverables.
  • Understand technical specifications and set KPIs and targets for projects, reporting progress and taking the necessary actions to ensure milestones are achieved.
  • Ensure all data within project files is recorded, maintained and managed.
  • In accordance with design and test procedures take ownership of project activities through all stages of design through to validation.
  • Provide technical assistance to both internal and external customers ensuring their engineering requirements are met on an effective basis.
  • Provide support to internal Sustaining Engineering activities, tracking progress and effectively managing time to meet delivery. expectations.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Two years plus of experience and relevant qualifications in Mechanical Engineering are essential.
  • Background in Aerospace, Manufacturing or Automotive is highly desirable.
  • Able to research and analyse data effectively.
  • Well-organised, detail-oriented, and good at multi-tasking.
  • Capable to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Comfortable to work independently and prioritise duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and web-browsers.

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 package will include:

  • Flexible working policies or the ability to accrue time off in lieu
  • Early finish on Fridays
  • 25 days’ annual leave + bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Opportunities for progression and development
  • 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 are certain that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We also strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential. #LI-IB1

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