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Design Engineer

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Mechanics Gloucester, Gloucestershire , United Kingdom Permanent Full-time
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Job Description

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 Engineering Services, a division of Safran Electrical and Power, benefits from over 25 years of experience, providing excellence in engineering services to its customers in various markets (aerospace, automotive, rail, and ground transportation industries).

With its 3000 employees, the company includes Business Units all around the world (France, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, United States, Mexico, Morocco, Canada, Brazil and India) organized into competences centers combining expertise in Electrical systems, Aerostructure, Mechanical Systems, Software and Electronic Embedded Systems.

Safran Engineering Services is committed to high performance and very good employee benefits packages such as Flexible Working, Individual Pension Plan options, 8% Employer Pension, Safran Share option schemes & Attractive Career Development Plans to suit individual perspectives.

Complementary Description

In order to develop and expand the capabilities of SAFRAN Engineering Services in the UK, a Design Engineer vacancy is open to support developments of Aerospace Cabin interior activities

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage the execution of the work packages identified and ensure the convergence of the delivery plans with customer requirements.
• Define design solutions for new components/assemblies and modifications to existing components (Composites and metallic).
• Optimise the design solutions, based on the correct balance of cost, quality, manufacturability, serviceability and performance.
• Provide evidence of design compliance with Technical specifications. Ensure own quality of deliveries, verify, check and sign off on Program co-workers' engineering drawings.
• Produce engineering schemes, models and drawings for components/assemblies in line with the requirements of the Programme.
• Identify Workpackage opportunities of work, and under the supervision/guidance of the Project Manager, act as a focal with Customer to propose and lead a Front/Back office model.
• Prepare drawings and other engineering data required for the manufacturing of the product and data submittal to the customer.
• To work rigorously to Safran group procedures.

Job Requirements

Degree level or equivalent, MSc preferred, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Design of Composite and/or metallic components.

Essential skills:
- Excellent knowledge of Aerospace Cabin Interior Systems (Galleys, Seats,..)
- Excellent knowledge of computerized design and analysis methods (CATIA V5)
- Experience with GD&T, (tolerance stack up)
- Good experience of aerospace Composite (honeycomb) /Metallic materials and manufacturing processes
- Good knowledge of Microsoft office
- Knowledge of Smarteam
- Customer focused/Ability to establish credibility with internal and external customers
- Working knowledge of SAFRAN BMS documents, ECR's, Permits, Concessions.
- Understanding of stress principles
- Awareness of A/C industry standards, regulations and qualification requirements
- Good English verbal and written communication skills
- Able to work to tight, demanding deadlines and customer demands
- Ability to work effectively within an integrated project team

Specificity of the job

Some UK and International travel may be required.

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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 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.

76,800
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Number of countries where Safran is located
35
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