Safran in the United Kingdom

With a presence in the United Kingdom dating back more than 80 years, Safran is the partner of choice for customers in the Aerospace and defense markets. Safran provides solutions for top-tier customers in the UK and worldwide, including government agencies and leading prime contractors.

Safran Nacelles est un leader du marché mondial des nacelles pour moteurs d’avion.

Safran Nacelles Ltd. est la division britannique de Safran Nacelles.
Le site de Burnley assure l’assemblage de composants des nacelles et la fabrication de pièces en matériaux composites.


Key partner to British industry

Safran makes a major contribution to UK manufacturing output and has several decisive technological breakthroughs to its credit. Driven by our core values of Scoring as a Team, Daring to Innovate, Empowering People, Leading by Example, and Embarking on a Shared Vision, Safran companies play a driving role in our main markets in the UK.

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Safran designs and develops innovative products and services for the aerospace market:

  • Complete nacelles for commercial airplanes and composites for aerostructures (Safran Nacelles Ltd)
  • Power generation and distribution systems for all major aircraft manufacturers. These innovative solutions are pioneering the development of "more electric" aircraft (Safran Electrical & Power UK)
  • Test benches and other equipment for aero-engines (Safran Test Cells UK).
  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for landing gear and associated components for civil and military aircraft (Safran Landing Systems UK Ltd and Safran Landing Systems Services Ltd) and for helicopter engines (Safran Helicopter Engines UK Ltd)
  • "Nose-to-tail" engineering services (Safran Engineering Services UK Ltd).
Train d'atterrissage principal d'un A320


Safran UK comprises several companies that are all leader in their markets. In the aerospace sector, we provide nacelle systems and components; maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for helicopter engines and landing systems; test cells and equipment for aircraft engines; and engineering services for the aerospace and transportation industries.

Working for Safran UK means:

  • Enjoying varied and exciting career opportunities. Safran encompasses a remarkably wide variety of professions and we've achieved strong growth over the past decade in highly competitive markets.
  • Being part of a group that understands how vital a multicultural workforce is to innovation and growth. At Safran, diversity and equal opportunity are top of the agenda. We actively seek to include people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, physical disability, social background or age.
  • Benefitting from an attractive compensation package that includes insurance and savings schemes, employee stock ownership and pension funds.
  • Making positive career choices thanks to the rich variety of opportunities available for changing jobs or transferring to one of the other countries where the Group operates.
  • Developing your personal and professional skills. Safran offers a broad line-up of training programs (from skills required for specific jobs to leadership skills) through Safran University. Each year, Safran University delivers more than 1.6 million hours of training to people from Group companies around the world.


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