Development Engineer

Date: 2 Dec 2023

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG



  • Development Engineer – Baggage Systems
  • Permanent role based at Manchester, East Midlands, or London Stansted Airport.
  • Travel across airport sites required for this role.
  • We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

Why MAG?


At MAG we provide the airport facilities and travel services that people need to connect with the world. As the largest UK owned airport operator, we serve over 60 million passengers a year from Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands Airports. With over 270 destinations across the globe, our businesses not only bring people together but also support the prosperity of the regions in which we operate.


We recognise creating a first-class journey for our customers starts by creating a first-class career journey for our colleagues and we are committed to building inclusive environments in which our people can thrive. You’ll also have access to some great benefits including:


  • Bonus scheme
  • 11% company contribution pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised public transport
  • Huge range of company discounts

The role


As an Development Engineer – Baggage Systems, You will be responsible for developing infrastructure strategies for all Baggage System and Hold Baggage Screening assets across the group airports. You will support development of investment plans that standardise assets across the group to drive efficiency and meet airport requirements for growth, service delivery, and capital delivery efficiency.


You will provide technical engineering input to all baggage related capital investment projects to ensure regulatory compliance while actively focussing on ensuring assets meet the performance requirements of the business. You will also support the ongoing development of the technical asset standards for the asset group to drive consistency where practicable across the Group airports and support efficient and reliable project delivery.

What will make you successful in the role?


You will be Degree qualified (Preferred) working towards chartered status in a relevant discipline. You will have experience working on complex engineering projects, and experience of conducting technical reviews against UK legislation, organisation standards and stakeholder expectations. Experience of working within Automation is desired but not essential. You will have a collaborative approach, within the team and with colleagues across the wider organisation.


Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments


At MAG we believe in the importance of diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce that is reflective of our society. As such we welcome applications from candidates from all diverse backgrounds.


MAG is a Disability confident employer and therefore are committed to creating an environment where candidates and employees can perform at their optimum. Please let us know if we can provide you with any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process


We’re committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of our colleagues in every aspect of their lives. This includes prioritising mental health, which is just as important as physical health.


We recognise that everyone experiences fluctuations in their mental health, and we are dedicated to creating a supportive, inclusive and caring environment where our colleagues feel valued and respected.


You can contact the team by emailing