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Thermal Team Lead

Meggitt PLC
UK, Poole
Closing date
25 Apr 2022

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SC, None / Undisclosed
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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 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.
Through our Energy & Equipment division, Meggitt holds strong niche positions in energy, non-aerospace military and industrial equipment.

Expertise in this division ranges from heat exchangers used in off-shore gas processing to the design and manufacture of dynamic instrumentation for vibration, shock and pressure measurements. Our heat exchanger technology has not only enabled our customers to save weight, space, and money, but offer higher duties, smaller sizes, and greater integrity over conventional heat exchangers. We are a leading supplier of small-frame gas turbine actuation systems and fuel metering valves for the oil and gas and power generation sectors.

Our Defence Systems product group includes a wealth of expertise with products ranging from airborne decoy deployment systems to projectile tracking technology is another of our specialities. We produce tiny radar systems that are installed on drone aircraft to track incoming missiles or bullets, reassuring aircrew and missile manufacturers that their weapons are working as advertised.

Role Summary

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the world's leading heat exchanger companies, Heatric part of Meggitt.

With our growing order book and exciting plans for the future, we are recruiting a Thermal Design Team Lead. In this role you will lead thermal engineers who are primarily engaged in designing heat exchangers, working with our internal teams and our customers to provide creative technical solutions which push boundaries whilst meeting specification requirements. Internally you will work with bid teams, manufacturing teams, mechanical engineers, project engineers and project managers to ensure we provide cost-effective designs. You will also work with our customers to ensure we provide exemplary service, always meeting or preferably exceeding their expectations.

We offer flexible working, a high performance culture & we are currently leading the market in 'green technology'

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Complete thermal design work (Enquiries/Job packs/Checking)
  • Manage resource and capacity for the thermal engineering team
  • Maintain operational targets for Bid delivery (Quality, RFT and Cost down)
  • Maintain operational targets for Job Pack delivery (Quality, RFT and Cost down)
  • Manage Projects from cradle to grave & work closely with different stakeholders
  • Work closely with Sales & Commercial teams on new and emerging technology
  • Provides managerial support to the strategic goals
  • Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Heat Exchanger or Thermal Design experience is essential
  • Sound knowledge of mechanical engineering and manufacturing methods
  • Ability to coach & mentor teams
  • Full product design lifecycle experience
  • Track record of building and maintaining customer/client relationships

What We Offer

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. Our competitive package will include:

  • Flexible working policies and the ability to accrue time off in lieu or for some roles to earn overtime.
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 8% 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

Meggitt are 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 recognise their full potential.
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