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Engineer 2, Test

Requisition ID:  63339
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Ventura County (3125)

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 10,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

The Test Engineer (Test Equipment Design) shall interface with factory leadership, personnel and suppliers to provide internal customers with a wide variety of complex test equipment and automation solutions. Ensures high quality support and development of test equipment for Meggitt products/components.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Analyze existing test equipment in order to understand test requirements and level of compliance to those requirements. Use this information to compare and evaluate possible alternatives and solutions and make recommendations and/or decisions accordingly.
  • Consistently exercise independent judgment when evaluating test equipment problems reported at the factory or at a supplier, and advise stakeholders of findings and recommendations to resolve issue.
  • Evaluate requirements for new and/or existing test equipment, and develop statement of work to address needs of the system in terms of hardware, software and performance.
  • Deploy automation in order to achieve repeatability, error proofing and compliance to engineering and customer requirements.
  • Provides Electrical Engineering expertise to complex assignments throughout the product life cycle for mechanical, electro-mechanical, and electronic products.
  • Analyze customer/system requirements, derive hardware requirements and translate them into electrical design.
  • Plan and execute validation, verification and operator training for new or modified test equipment in order to release it for use in production.
  • Act as a technical expert to support the factories and ensure that test equipment meet product requirements and comply with regulations.
  • Assist department leadership as requested to help the department achieve its goals and objectives.
  • Be prepared to work extra hours in order to meet important deadlines and projects.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Job Specifications

Education : Post-secondary degree in Engineering (Preferably Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science) or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations. 
Years Experience : 3 - 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in test engineering/control systems/test equipment.
Required Skills : 

  • Test engineering knowledge to improve products by applying best practices and testing experience
  • Troubleshooting expertise in working with complex automated test equipment and control systems
  • Ability to provide significant expertise on complex testing issues and to act as a resource for colleagues
  • Effective interpersonal skills to drive tasks to completion
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to communicate difficult concepts and negotiate well with others
  • Possess strong computer skills as well as technical writing skills

Desired Skills : 

  • Understanding of MRP systems, such as SAP, Oracle, or similar.
  • Lean manufacturing certification considered a plus
  • Experience with any of the following design tools, Altium Designer, AutoCAD, Solid Works
  • Experience with Cost and Technical proposals for developing automated test equipment
  • Experience with system (hardware) engineering, system integration, testing or related experience
  • Experience in utilization and programing of COTS (Commercial Off-the-shelf) test equipment (e.g. oscilloscopes, data acquisition hardware)
  • Experience with any of the following software programs LabVIEW, C/C++, Visual Basic/Studio, Python
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Visio and database management tools


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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