Meggitt Sensing Systems Adds to Engineering Team for Wilcoxon Research Products
Meggitt Sensing Systems (Wilcoxon Research)
20511 Seneca Meadows Pkwy.
Germantown, MD, 20876
Press release date: June 20, 2012
Germantown, MD -- Meggitt Sensing System (MSS), the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Peter Eitnier as Mechanical Engineer for Wilcoxon Research products, and promoted Wayne Glidden to Director of Materials.
In order to meet production level demands of Wilcoxon Research products, Wayne Glidden, previously Technical Services Manager has been promoted to Director of Materials, and Peter Eitnier has been hired as a Mechanical Engineer. The addition of these roles will add to business growth and development, enhancing product design and lead time.
Wayne's new role will put him in charge of supply chain management including purchase orders, vendor selection and supplier relationship cultivation. To ensure material availability for production, Wayne will be managing inventory as well as overseeing receiving and shipping procedures. "Wayne has a deep understanding of the materials purchasing process which directly corresponds to production goals and lead times" said Jim Michaelis, Chief Operating Officer of Wilcoxon Research products. "His experiences in Technical Services will allow him to implement better material handling procedures and policies".
A recent graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Peter Eitnier will participate in research and development activities by aiding with CAD drawings and the construction of products. He will also be a key contributor to the Research and Development department, whose responsibilities include implementing cutting edge product development programs in condition monitoring products and underwater acoustics. His past internships with Bandwidth Solutions (contracted by Orbital Sciences Corporation) involved designing satellite parts integral to solar array assemblies. Peter was additionally responsible for generating and performing tests for the designed parts to ensure stability and reliability. As an intern for Precision Product Group, he updated work instructions for extrusion machinery by working with machinists to understand the intricacies of machinery, and documenting the corrective action needed to operate the machinery safely. "Peter's practical mechanical experience will allow him to understand and develop our product lines significantly" said Dr. Chris McLean, Director of Research and Development for Wilcoxon Research products. "We look forward to the innovation and technological understanding he will bring to the R&D team."
Meggitt Sensing Systems offers employees a diverse, dynamic, and fast-paced environment with a wide array of opportunities for career development and advancement. Learn more about employment opportunities in its Germantown, Maryland, facility at http://www.wilcoxon.com/employment.cfm. To learn more about Meggitt's Wilcoxon Research product line, or Lifetime Warranty, visit www.wilcoxon.com, call 800-WILCOXON, or email email@example.com.
Meggitt Sensing Systems, a division of Meggitt PLC, is a leading supplier of high-performance sensing and monitoring systems for physical parameter measurements in extreme environments. It has operated since 1927 through its antecedents-ECET, Endevco, Ferroperm Piezoceramics, Lodge Ignition, Sensorex, Vibro-Meter and Wilcoxon Research - whose portfolios form the basis of product lines offered by today's Meggitt Sensing Systems. Meggitt Sensing Systems designs and manufactures the Wilcoxon Research product line of vibration sensors at its facility in Germantown, Maryland, USA. www.wilcoxon.com
Meggitt PLC Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace equipment, sensing systems, defence training and combat support products and systems. www.meggitt.com