Share this Job

Principal Elecrical Engineer

Requisition ID:  52875
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Tucson (3520)

Tucson, AZ, United States, 85755

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Principal Electrical Engineer leads a variety of complex electrical engineering assignments/projects involving the development, planning, and construction of components and systems. Acts as key contributor in the characterization and analysis of product development.

Job Core Responsibilities
  • Acts as a key contributor in the characterization and analysis of product development and ensures design meet product requirements
  • Supports complex electrical engineering activities throughout the project life cycle
  • Initiates improvements to Meggitt products; using best practices and professional knowledge
  • Analyzes customer/system requirements, derives hardware requirements, translates them into an electrical design and performs verification testing
  • Designs a variety of complex circuits to meet functional block diagrams
  • Leads value analysis during the product design phase, while optimizing product development costs
  • Acts as a professional resource for colleagues, and provides technical direction and guidance to other team members
  • Uses specialized expertise and communicates difficult concepts within area of specialty
  • 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: A Bachelor degree in Engineering
Years' Experience: 10 years or more of relevant Engineering experience

  • Strong knowledge of Lithium battery technology
  • Ability to act as a technical lead on projects of a complex nature and provides electrical engineering expertise
  • Demonstrated ability to improve products or services by applying professional and business knowledge
  • Ability to absorb and apply new technical information and evaluate implications
  • Effectively communicates difficult concepts and negotiates well with others    
  • Solid analytical skills and judgment to proactively identify and solve increasingly complex problems
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management tools

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

Apply now »