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Senior Design / Project Engineer - REMOTE

Requisition ID:  104972
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Troy (3115)

Troy, IN, United States, 47588

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 Engine Systems division brings together a range of abilities to support aero-engine manufacturers including Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, Safran and Rolls Royce.

At Meggitt, we have spearheaded pioneering applied research and technology programmes to develop next generation turbofan cooling. We create thermal management components which operate reliably in extremes of temperature, pressure and vibration on the engines and airframes of leading military and commercial rotary and fixed wing aircraft.

Together, our Engine Systems division is helping to create the engines of the future.

Job Designation

The Senior Design / Project Engineer carries the product design work load.  Under the direction of the Manager of Engineering he/she evaluates new product requirements, makes stress and heat transfer calculations, optimizes unit size, cost, weight and reviews customer and internal drawings.     Position can be structured as fully remote work from home.


Job Core Responsibilities

  • Reviews customer specifications and drawings; supports new product opportunities
  • Designs products to meet customer heat transfer, pressure drop and structural requirements
  • Works with drafting to produce engineering drawings; responsible for accuracy of drawings to match design specification
  • Prepares test procedures and writes test reports, technical proposals and other engineering related documents
  • Responsible for all associated testing requirements, qualification and compliance of design to customer’s specifications
  • Prepares and leads design reviews and supports other meeting requests
  • Works with outside labs to perform development and qualification testing
  • Generates cost estimates related to program support and qualification test programs
  • Supports operations in multi-faceted areas and as needed for quality or manufacturing related issues with legacy products

Job Specifications

Education : Post-secondary degree in Engineering/Thermal Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations


Years Experience : 10 years or more of relevant experience preferred in heat exchanger design in the aerospace industry or equivalent co-op or internship experience.


  • Heat exchanger design and manufacturing methods is required; plate and fin, tube & shell and other innovative concepts
  • Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics knowledge required
  • Product Development and Release experience is required; experience in aerospace programs highly desirable
  • Experience in analysis FEA & CFD results is required
  • Metallurgical and materials engineering experience is desirable
  • Some manufacturing experience is desirable especially in vacuum brazing and aluminum welding
  • Preferred skills: Experience within Aerospace, ISO9001/AS9100, Trade Compliance, Program/Project Management, Problem Solving Skills

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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