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Composite Design Engineer

Requisition ID:  119475
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Shepshed Group (1120)

Stevenage, HRT, United Kingdom, SG1 2DH

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 are 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.


Reporting to the Mechanical Design Group Team Leader, the successful candidate will have an engineering background in the aerospace or automotive industry and would have been ideally involved in the design and certification of composite structures.

Core Responsibilities

  • Design aerospace composite and hybrid structures using 3D CAD software.
  • Produce detailed engineering drawings to define designs.
  • Work as part of an integrated project team to ensure customers’ requirements are met.
  • Create certification/qualification plans including QTPs and QTRs.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • An education to degree / HND level in mechanical or aerospace engineering.
  • Demonstration of competence in the design of fibre reinforced composite materials.
  • Familiar with aerospace composite design methodologies and best practice.
  • Proficient in the use of CAD systems, preferably CATIA V5.
  • Good communication, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work within a small team with a willingness to learn.

What We Offer

Parker 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.

  • Early finish on Fridays.
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution. 
  • 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.

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 and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

Please Note: Due to the nature of our business, we require all employees to hold the required national security clearance for their role. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the Parker Meggitt security team. You can read more about UK clearance and vetting here:



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