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Water and Waste Systems Technician

Manufacture / assembly and repair Braintree , England , Permanent Full-time

Job Description

Working within the Water and Waste Systems team you will be carrying out essential maintenance and repair activities on water and waste equipment and components. You'll be working in accordance with the relevant CMM's and procedures regarding the servicing of equipment, and ensuring that all quality, health, safety and environmental requirements are met at all times, identifying and reporting any issues that arise during the process. You will be inspecting, cleaning and providing diagnostics for all equipment, whilst being aware of and working to minimise any biological risks. You'll play a central role within the business to ensure that customers jobs are completed on time and to a high standard in accordance with our customers' expectations and industry standards.

Key Responsibilities:

You'll have a range of key day to day responsibilities as part of the water/waste systems team. These include:

•Carrying out surveys of equipment and components, identifying for parts and serialisation
•Cleaning equipment and parts as required.
•Carrying out testing and fault diagnosis
•Reviewing the requirements for the job based on the works order and reviewing the spares requirements in accordance with the CMM, reviewing service bulletins or amendments and allocating the parts ensuring they meet the required specifications.
•Carry out the necessary repairs, removing and replacing faulty sub-assembly components
•Completing repair reports to a high standard
•Monitor the equipment to ensure it is meeting the required specification and perform preventative and corrective maintenance of specific tool and test benches

Complementary Description

You'll also need to, when authorised by the Quality Manager, inspect each step of the repair process and identify, validate, approve and release all serviced equipment. You'll be expected to raise any issues with the Team Leader or Workshop Manager and work closely with them to resolve any issues.
You'll be required to follow all health and safety rules and guidelines, ensuring that you have full awareness and understanding of the risks involved in the operations undertaken, wearing the appropriate PPE at all times and take action to ensure your own and your colleagues safety at all times.
You will be expected to attend all mandatory training and maintain your own internal training log on a regular basis and participate in internal audits. You'll be working closely with other departments across the business including the repairs customer service team, certifying and quality departments.

Job Requirements

In order to be successful in this role you will need to have the following:

•Previous experience in a hands on technical or maintenance role
•Previous experience using hand tools, carrying out surveys and inspecting for damage
•Ability to work with, understand and follow technical documentation including maintenance manuals and regulations
•Previous experience working within a fast paced and busy environment
•Good levels of IT skills, experience of using in-house computer systems to log and record work
•High levels of literacy and numeracy skills and good communication skills both verbal and written
•Excellent attention to detail and ability to analyse and identify faults
In addition, you will be:
•Well organised with the ability to manage your time and work to tight deadlines
•Diplomatic when faced with issues
•Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team
•Able to work and liaise with people at all levels of the business
•Willing to undertake further training to fulfil the requirements of the role (in and out of the UK) and across other areas of the business as required to support a cross-trained team.

It would be beneficial if you had previous experience in an aerospace/aviation environment working in line with industry specific regulations (EASA Part 145, FAA, TCCA…).

Specificity of the job


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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap. Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector. Safran Aerosystems is a world leader in evacuation slides and oxygen systems. It is also a major supplier of safety systems, as well as fluid systems for airplanes and helicopters.