To manage a number of Suppliers in the UK on Quality Assurance activities, ensuring that all externally supplied services and products meet the contractual quality requirements.
To support the Operations team in delivering products on time and to the quality standards required by our Customers.
To lead suppliers in the application of Continuous Improvement in order to improve product quality, through effective use of structured problem solving.
To continually reduce and eradicate supplier escapes, internal and external concessions and the overall cost of non-quality.
- Engineering related Degree / HND or equivalent (Essential)
- Experience of transversal Management (Desirable)
- Experience of complex problem solving and the delivery of significant improvement projects (Desirable)
- Experience of Quality planning for the introduction of new products (Desirable)
- An understanding of Supply Chain management (Desirable - dependent on criteria below)
- Experience of aerospace quality standards and regulations (Essential)
- Working knowledge of French (N/A)
Specificity of the job
UK based travel and occasional France.
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 Nacelles is a world leader for aircraft nacelles and an active player in after-market services, with 23,000 products in service, and 145,000 daily flight hours. The company is active in all segments of the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners.