• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Are you a Graduate looking to kick-start your career in Engineering, Operations or Supply Chain?

Meggitt is a global engineering organisation specialising in extreme environment products and smart subsystems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 9,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, and with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

About Our Graduate Programme

The Meggitt Graduate Programme is an accelerated development programme for those graduating from University. Within our Programme, you can learn about engineering and operations in a global manufacturing environment. You’ll be able to utilise your existing experience as well as pick up new skills as you rotate around Meggitt for your four nine-month placements.

In order to fast-track your development, you’ll be assigned a senior leader to mentor you throughout the programme, as well as a professional development mentor who will support your progression towards professional status in your chosen field.

Depending on your ambitions and degree discipline, you could work on projects in the following areas:

  • Engineering of advanced technologies for aero, defense and energy applications such as : fire suppression systems development, composite and polymer structures, electrical and control systems, sensing and flow systems, aircraft braking systems, thermal systems, and advanced manufacturing technology.
  • Operations : product delivery, process & operational excellence, supply chain strategy, advanced digital manufacturing technology, manufacturing strategy, manufacturing systems / planning, lean manufacturing and factory optimisation.
  • The three-year programme consists of four nine-month placements:

  • Each placement includes cross-discipline project work and assignments across our divisions to give you a breadth of experience and opportunities to engage with a wide network.
  • One placement will be international.
  • One non-technical placement which could be in strategy, marketing, sales, facilities or other departments, to stretch you and provide you with a rounded skillset.
  • You’ll receive technical and commercial training throughout the programme, as well as enhanced professional and personal development.
  • You’ll receive mentorship from 2 of the most experienced leaders in Meggitt.
  • Together with your placement managers, you will set clear goals at the start of each placement and receive appraisals at the end to aid your progress and development.
  • What do I need to apply?

    In order to be successful, you will be:

  • A quick learner who is able to adapt to different situations and embrace change.
  • A team player with the ability to motivate yourself and work independently.
  • Able to communicate, collaborate and build trusted relationships with people at all levels, both within and outside of Meggitt.
  • Mindful and considered in the way you approach colleagues and your work.
  • A lateral thinker, able to act with clarity and calm, even at the most challenging times
  • Resilient, resourceful, socially mobile and willing to travel, not afraid to establish new networks and step outside of your comfort zone.
  • You will have:

  • Work experience in relevant fields
  • A flexible nature for this fast-paced Graduate Rotational Programme. You must be able to travel and relocate every 9 months for a 3 year period.
  • A desire to receive continuous professional development and feedback.
  • The desire to impact an organisation with creativity and innovative thinking.
  • Academic Qualifications

    In order to apply to the Meggitt Graduate Programme, you must have the following:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with substantial relevant work experience; and/or a Masters’ Degree; and/or a PhD in one of the following subjects:
  • Manufacturing / Industrial / Electrical / Electromechanical / Electronic / Mechanical or Materials Engineering Disciplines

  • Equivalent of 2:1 or above
  • Work Authorisation

    Meggitt will only employ those who are legally authorised to work in the United States, United Kingdom or European Union. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorisation, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

    Come be Extraordinary with us!

    You can learn more about what we do at:

    To view our current graduate openings please visit our career page at: https://www.meggitt.com/careers/graduates/

    For more information, please contact:

    Demi Kemp, Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter

    Meggitt PLC


    Key Information

    How long has the Programme been in operation?

    We first launched our programme in 2012.

    Will my pay be adjusted with each placement?

    Your pay will be regularly reviewed throughout the programme and adjustments may be made, depending on placement location.

    Will you support my professional development?

    Yes, we will fully support your professional development and progression towards chartered status in a relevant field

    What is the recruitment process?

  • You will need to apply via
  • After the initial screening, you will be invited to a first stage phone interview
  • You will then progress to a technical phone interview with one of our leaders
  • The final stage of the recruitment process is an assessment centre / final panel interview
  • If you have any other questions about the graduate programme, you can check our FAQ’s or contact us via the contact details above.

    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.


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