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Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID:  119463
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Ventura County (3125)

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 


Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow.’ A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.


We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

The Mechanical Engineer will provide significant expertise on complex mechanical engineering issues and act as a professional resource for the team. Designs and develops a variety of mechanical components and systems for products. 

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Provides extended expertise in the design, development, and testing of aircraft fire detectors, pumps, motors, and electronics packaging
  • Participates in preliminary design discussion with customers and generates technical documentation to aid in proposal activities
  • Participates in engineering activities to define product requirements, create designs, build prototype hardware, perform qualification testing, report writing, and transition product to production
  • Performs mechanical component development and integration, while using Computer-Aided-Design concepts
  • Performs FEA to validate design requirements using Solidworks or ANSYS
  • Provides hands-on support to resolve production issues
  • Supports root cause analysis for field and production failures and provides appropriate corrective action
  • Supports cross functional teams by resolving technical issues promptly
  • Uses existing procedures to solve a range of problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgements
  • Solves a variety of mechanical engineering issues and improves existing designs
  • Shall be able to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgement and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights/weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (required) | Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (preferred)

Years Experience: min 3 years of relevant experience


  • Nice to have FEA skills to verify new designs.
  • Demonstrated expertise with complex mechanical engineering solutions
  • Proficient with 3-D modeling, CAD, and Solidworks
  • Proficient with FEA analysis and can mentor others
  • Ability to improve products or services by applying professional and business knowledge     
  • Able to solve complex problems; makes decisions based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
  • Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location, as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $90K-$153K


Parker 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. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.


Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or 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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This position requires the use of information 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.


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