Graduate Programme (Engineering)

Meggitt is a global engineering group specialising in products for extreme environments and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across design and manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Programme Overview:

In the Engineering Graduate Programme, the selected individual will learn about and experience working in the Engineering environment that utilises their skills and experiences obtained in their respective chosen Engineering field and new fields where they can apply their existing skills. The individual selected, depending on background discipline, will be assigned to projects within fuel systems development, thermal or pneumatic technology roadmap, landing gear monitoring, fire suppression systems development, power systems, composites, system modelling, manufacturing technology and more. They will also be assigned to one placement in an area outside of the Engineering discipline.

Job Description

 The three-year programme rotates through four nine-month placements:

  • Each placement includes cross-discipline project work and assignments across different divisions
  • Each placement includes technical and commercial training as well as professional and personal development
  • One international placement
  • Mentorship from some of the most successful and experienced engineers in the business
  • Reviews and appraisals at the end of each placement

Academic Qualifications

  • Education/Experience: MEng, BS, BSc, MS, MSc PhD in Mechanical, Systems, Power Electronics, Aerospace, Hardware or Electronic/Electrical Engineering Disciplines
  • Recent graduates with 2:1 predicted result or higher
  • Individuals who show evidence of leadership qualities and/or team-working ability (can include extra-curricular activities as well as professional)
  • Creative thinkers who can take Meggitt Engineering to the next level

Person specification

We are interested in people who want to explore:

  • Digital manufacturing and industrial techniques
  • Bridging mechanical to electrical systems
  • Higher temperature materials
  • Aeronautics, e.g. laminar flow, anti-icing
  • Polymers and composites – materials research
  • New manufacturing technologies, e.g. additive manufacturing and CMC
  • Electrical power management and machines
  • Piezo-electric products
  • Equipment monitoring, fault detection and prediction
  • Micro (nano) technologiesGenerally, people with passion in innovative Engineering

Notes for applicants

  • Must be able to travel/relocate every 9 months for a 3 year period.
  • Must be confident with proactive networking both in and out of the organisation
  • Desire to receive continuous professional development and feedback
  • Ability to balance work projects with additional projects for certification
  • Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines for short projects while leaving detailed instruction/hand off to colleagues
  • Flexible nature in a fast paced Graduate Rotational Programme
  • Self-starter mentality able to work well in teams as well as alone
  • Desire to impact an organisation with creativity and innovative thinking

Common questions

How long has the Programme been in operation?

We launched our programme in 2012.

Will my pay be adjusted with each placement?

We do a compensation analysis based upon your discipline and the areas in which you would be placed to ensure you are market competitive throughout your tenure in the programme.

How will I be measured for my performance?

Just as our internal staff has goals and deadlines to measure for performance, the Graduate Programme has goals and milestones attached for reviews as well.

What if I want to enrol in a MBA/MS/PhD programme in the next 3 years?

Please do keep in mind this is a rotational programme and you will be asked to move every 9 months. With that being said, a virtual academic programme can be possible, however traditional schools will most likely not be accommodating to your rotations.

What is the interview process?

After you apply via our website, you will have an initial phone interview, one technical phone interview with one of the Programme Mentors followed by final panel interviews.

Opportunity Overview

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Type of Degree: Bachelors
  • Location: Europe
  • Region: Europe
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Other benefits...

  • Experience working in the Engineering environment
  • Able to utilise your skills and experiences
  • International placement
  • Mentorship from some of the most successful and experienced engineers in the business
  • Reviews and appraisals at the end of each placement

Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerospace
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Physics

Contact Meggitt

How To Apply

Job ID Number: 27746

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