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Mgr, Engineering Mechanical

Requisition ID:  109232
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 Engineering Manager, Mechanical leads the Mechanical Engineering team and directs the strategic goals, while aligning tasks with Meggitt's policies and procedures.  Manages the mechanical development processes to ensure alignment with customers qualifications. Participates in decision making that will have a significant impact on the product.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Leads and directs the Mechanical engineering team to obtain optimum productivity, while reaching team objectives
  • Directs mechanical design activities to meet company requirements
  • Manages crisis resolution to ensure continuous flow of product development, within designated budget
  • Optimizes product development costs while maintaining budget goals
  • Manages engineering team staff including performance reviews, development, mentoring and training needs
  • Reduces costs and improves mechanical designs and development processes, using best practices and professional knowledge
  • Provides managerial support to the strategic goals
  • Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
  • Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary


Job Specifications

Education : Post-secondary degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Certifications :
Years Experience :
15 years or more of relevant experience
Skills :

  • Strong ability to lead, plan and direct the Mechanical Engineering Team
  • Demonstrated engineering expertise, and ability to improve products or services by applying professional and business knowledge
  • Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations
  • Solid analytical skills and judgment to proactively identify and solve increasingly complex problems
  • Demonstrated use of the latest technology to enhance the growth of an organization
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion


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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