Systems Engineer


Key information

Architecture and systems engineering
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 aviation (Propulsion, equipment and interiors), defence and space markets.
Safran Seats is the world leader in the commercial aircraft seats segment. We design, certify and assemble a complete range of products from crew seats through to business and first class modules. Today over one million Safran seats are in service in fleets all over the world, the continuous improvement of seat comfort and ergonomics is at the heart of our product design strategy.
We are looking for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join our engineering team at our South Wales site in Cwmbran, in close proximity to both Cardiff and Bristol.

Job requirements

Job Description

  • • To manage the requirements on engineering projects, ensuring they are fully documented and traceable in line with the Requirements Management Plan.
  • • Capture & validate all stakeholder requirements - both internal and external.
  • • Review Requirements with Subject Matter Experts and Test Engineers
  • • Work closely with the whole engineering project team to ensure the validation & verification activities are completed on time to support the Master Engineering Reviews
  • • Develop the product verification strategy and ensure agreement with all stakeholders
  • • Provide status reports for requirements capture, validation and verification.
  • • Create and maintain product specification documents for internal and customer approval.
  • • Liaise with Engineering Design / DMU configurator to maintain product configuration and maintenance of the drawing register/release schedules for major projects.
  • • Support the Engineering change process, and Engineering proposals in response to MCP requests received during an NPI project.
  • • Any other reasonable duties as required.
Desired Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate will have:-
  • • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively and establish good working relationships across departments and with customers.
  • • Minimum HNC/HND education. Degree level preferred.
  • • Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Project, Access).
  • • Ability to create and maintain Technical Documentation and Reports, generate simple schedules and analyse large volumes of data.
  • • An Analytical person who is self reliant, pro-active with excellent problem solving skills
  • • Full UK driving licence and valid passport essential as travel may be required.
  • • Experience of requirements management and requirements management software is desirable

Specificity of the job

Occasional travel may be required

Company information

Safran Seats

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 Seats is a world leader in aircraft passenger and crew seats. One million seats made by the company are now in service worldwide.

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