Product Support Manager

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POST DATE 8/28/2016
END DATE 10/30/2016

Meggitt PLC Irvine, CA

Irvine, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Associates Degree


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

Job Designation

The Product Support Manager is responsible for the lifecycle management activities associated with the MSS aero product lines. Both inward and outward facing, the primary focus of the role is to ensure that CSS delivers the SBU's aftermarket product related contractual obligations combined with high quality product support activities, to its customers.

Job Core Responsibilities

* Support the aftermarket elements of the Meggitt PLM process, including (but not limited to) NPI, EIS planning and bid/proposal work related to PSA's/LTA's;

* Responsibility to ensure that the product support activities are being undertaken in accordance with the SBU/site contractual commitments;

* Ensuring customer requirements and expectations are met and managed within the applicable commercial terms;

* Delivering high levels of customer advocacy and customer service excellence;

* Performing the account management function for and related to OE customers aftermarket activities;

* Monitor the aftermarkets operating performance relative to established KPI's, LTA's, PSA's and customer performance expectations and ensure that pro-active steps are taken to correct unsatisfactory conditions;

* Support the Retrofit, Modification and Upgrade (RMU) generation, development and management process;

* Manage contractual customer penalty claims (warranty, DMCG etc);

* Contributing to the deployment and maintenance of a successful regionalised support structure;

* Working with peers across CSS to drive standardization and continuity of product support practices wherever possible across global sites;

* Managing the sites LRU rotable pool;

* Representing the company as appropriate in its relationships with major aftermarket customers, suppliers and competitors;

* Playing an active part in the DLA/'control tower' process;

* Providing support to the SIOP process, RF and annual spares catalogue reviews;

* It is highly likely the role will also be expected to extend support and assistance to the wider CSS Product Support team;

* Carrying out special duties as assigned;

* Given the discrete nature of sites, support agencies and customers, this role will require a commitment to potentially high levels of business travel away from the home site.

Job Specifications


* Relevant Degree.

* Strong aerospace technical background.


* 2-3 years experience in aftermarket support preferred, with proven supervisory / managerial skills;

* Knowledge and experience with continuous improvement techniques;

* Ability to identify business opportunities and recommend direction for continuous improvement;

* A track record of working within an aftermarket service environment and delivering on targets / goals in a timely manner;

* A strong bias for action combined with the ability to foster energy and enthusiasm at every level;

* Open communication style with a strong people and teamwork orientation;

* A track record of developing and maintaining relationships with customers, strategic partners and other internal and external audiences;

* Strong analytical and PC skills;

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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.