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U.S. Graduate Rotational Program

Requisition ID:  80421
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (Meggitt USA Servic

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063

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 12,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Corporate Functions keep our business competitive by providing first-class support from Quality through to Finance and HR.

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 12,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Are you a Graduate looking to kick-start your career in Engineering, Operations or Supply Chain? 
Meggitt is a global engineering organization specializing in extreme environment products and smart subsystems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 10,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, and with regional bases in India and the Middle East.
The Meggitt Graduate Program is an accelerated development program for those graduating from University.  Within our Program, you can learn about engineering and operations in a global manufacturing environment. You’ll be able to utilize your existing experience as well as pick up new skills as you rotate around Meggitt for your four nine-month placements. 
In order to fast-track your development, you’ll be assigned a senior leader to mentor you throughout the program, as well as a professional development mentor who will support your progression towards professional status in your chosen field.  
Depending on your ambitions and degree discipline, you could work on projects in the following areas:
•    Engineering of advanced technologies for aero, defense and energy applications such as: fire suppression systems development, composite and polymer structures, electrical and control systems, sensing and flow systems, aircraft braking systems, thermal systems, and advanced manufacturing technology. 
•    Operations: product delivery, process & operational excellence, supply chain strategy, advanced digital manufacturing technology, manufacturing strategy, manufacturing systems / planning, lean manufacturing and factory optimization.

Job Core Responsibilities

 The three-year program consists of four nine-month placements:
•    Each placement includes cross-discipline project work and assignments across our divisions to give you a breadth of experience and opportunities to engage with a wide network.
•    One placement will be international. 
•    One non-technical placement which could be in strategy, marketing, sales, facilities or other departments, to stretch you and provide you with a rounded skillset. 
•    You’ll receive technical and commercial training throughout the program, as well as enhanced professional and personal development.
•    You’ll receive mentorship from 2 of the most experienced leaders in Meggitt. 
•    Together with your placement managers, you will set clear goals at the start of each placement and receive appraisals at the end to aid your progress and development. 

 What do I need to apply? 
In order to be successful, you will be:
•    A quick learner who is able to adapt to different situations and embrace change.
•    A team player with the ability to motivate yourself and work independently. 
•    Able to communicate, collaborate and build trusted relationships with people at all levels, both within and outside of Meggitt. 
•    Mindful and considered in the way you approach colleagues and your work.  
•    A lateral thinker, able to act with clarity and calm, even at the most challenging times
•    Resilient, resourceful, socially mobile and willing to travel, not afraid to establish new networks and step outside of your comfort zone.

Job Specifications

Academic Qualifications
In order to apply to the Meggitt Graduate Program, you must have at least one of the following: 
•    A Bachelor’s Degree with substantial relevant work experience; and/or a Masters’ Degree; and/or a PhD in one of the following subjects: 
Manufacturing / Industrial / Electrical / Electromechanical / Electronic or Mechanical Engineering Disciplines, or Supply Chain Management / Logistics Disciplines
•    Equivalent of 3.5 GPA or above 

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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If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, 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

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