Supplier Quality Work Experience Placement


Key information

Supply chain
Gloucester, England, UK
Internship / Student, Full-time, 1 week

Job description

The Supplier Quality function is responsible for ensuring our UK and global suppliers make Safran parts to the correct specifications. This includes single items, sub assemblies and assemblies (how parts fit together)

We also check how raw materials are transformed into forgings and billets. These can be made from aluminium, ultra-high strength steels or titanium.

As part of the Supplier Quality Team, you will be provided with an overview of Safran Landing Systems and how the function interacts and supports the business. In addition to spending time with the team, you will be given challenges to help develop an understanding of what is required within a commercial environment which may include:

  • • Reviewing some product for compliance to specifications
  • • Assisting with planning / completing a product process or system audit
  • • Reviewing associated documentation and approval / certification processes
  • • Understand the links between Supplier Quality Assurance / Procurement / Supplier Performance Management and other functions linked to the product

By the end of the placement, you will have a good understanding and be able to confidently identify the key objectives within the Safran Landing Systems Supplier Quality function.

Complementary description

There are two weeks available for this work placement. Please specify in your covering letter which is your preferred week:

22nd – 26th June
6th – 10th July

Please note that the deadline for applications is Friday 20th March 2020

Job requirements

The work experience placement is suitable for students in full time education within school academic years 10 – 12. Due to legal restrictions related to health & safety, you must be at least 15 years of age on application.

Candidates will be self-motivated, hard working with strong inter-personal skills. Willingness and enthusiasm is vital, along with confidence in communicating.
A keen interest in aerospace is desirable but not essential.

Within your cover letter, please consider 3-5 skills you would be keen to develop during your placement. If successful, you will be provided with a log book to monitor and develop the skills identified

Specificity of the job

None - Gloucester Site Only

Company information

Safran Landing Systems

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 Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft that operate around 70,000 landings daily.

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