Flammability Engineer


Key information

Passenger and Crew Experience
Research, design and development
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Wales, UK
Regular Full time, Full-time

Job description

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defence markets.
Safran has a global presence with more than 91,000 employees worldwide.
Safran Engineering Services UK Ltd, based in Bristol, UK, has a new vacancy for a Flammability Engineer to support certification of aircraft interior components designed and manufactured in South Wales and at other divisions.

Key responsibilities will include:-
Validating decisions as part of the approval signatory team to manufacturing non-conformances and repair solutions.
Reviewing relevant technical specifications, including delivery matrices, customer finish specifications, and general engineering drawings.
Participation in design reviews by supporting the design team in all in-house and customer design reviews by being familiar with the proposed interior units and finishes, with the ability to identify and address potential problematic material combinations and proposing methods of showing compliance during the review.
Prepare flammability substantiation documents, such as flammability test plans and flammability test reports to show compliance to applicable regulatory requirements.
Prepare all documents related to the flammability substantiation of an assigned unit.
Apply principles from Flammability Engineering manual.
Conduct peer reviews of test plans and reports for quality and accuracy

Job requirements

Degree Level or equivalent - (Mechanical, Chemical or Materials)
Minimum of 4 years experience in flammability in relation to aerospace cabin interiors is essential.

Experience working under CS25.853 (sections a,b,c and d)
Knowledge of Flammability Manual, Bunsen burner, heat release and smoke requirements.
Catia V5 knowledge
Experience and knowledge of aerospace composite / metallic materials and manufacturing processes
Product Lifecycle Management (PDM)
Able to establish credibility with internal/external customers
Good knowledge of aircraft industry standards and regulations
Excellent English (verbal and written communication skills)
Able to work to tight demanding deadlines and work effectively within an integrated project team.

Specificity of the job

Limited travel will be required within this role

Company information

Safran Engineering Services

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Engineering Services offers high-technology engineering services in the fields of aerospace, energy and ground transportation. Building on 30 years' experience, the company relies on 3,000 engineers dotted across nine countries worldwide.

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