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Build Technician

Company : Safran Seats Job field : Manufacture / assembly and repair Location : Cwmbran , Wales , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Employees / Staff

Job Description

Are you interested in working at the business end of Aerospace, where airline brand meets innovative passenger experience? Then your next opportunity could be with Safran Seats, an industry award winning, premium designer and manufacturer of First and Business Class seating and technology. Our passenger experience prides itself on innovation, customization, quality and industrial design.

At Safran Seats, we are unique within aerospace, as we interface with both the world's biggest airlines and airframers alike, with the largest seats portfolio of all seats suppliers. One day you could be liaising with one of the world's largest airframers, and the next, some of the biggest airline brands around the world!

In the UK, Safran Seats specialises solely in the First Class and Business Class seating markets for wide body aircraft, with industrial and engineering teams in Cwmbran and Newport, Wales and Brackley, England.

The purpose of this role is to support all aspects of engineering and operational performance through active involvement in new product introduction, quality assurance, continuous improvement and direct employee development.

Key Responsibilities will include:
 Support manufacturing engineering and operational performance during the NPI and
production process to establish world class operational performance in Safety, Quality,
Productivity, Delivery, People Development and Continuous Improvement.
 Support manufacturing engineering and operations to improve process and product
quality assurance via A3 / 8D and PFMEA methodology.
 Participate in team based CI activities to support engineering and operational
development of world class working practices.
 Mentor, train and support the continual development of direct employee skill set. Ensure
that safe and efficient working practices are maintained on a daily basis within the
manufacturing process.
 Generating, auditing and maintenance of supporting engineering process documentation
such as PQA's, SOP's and PVP's.

Complementary Description

Our in-house design studio co-creates the most innovative experiences in the sky with our airline customers and partners. Our dedicated engineering, production and in-service support facilities are integral to delivering a high-end quality product that we keep flying throughout the life of programme. We are fully supported by a wide team of support functions, from HR to Finance, to Business Development and Planning and Logistics, our team is built to give Safran Seats an end-to-end capability in house in the UK.

We focus on:

Our people
These are our four People Fundamentals that underpin everything we do at Safran:
• We believe in and fostering the conditions for diversity and inclusion to thrive
• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future
• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate
• We encourage collaboration and mutual support between you and your colleagues
So you'll be supported every step of the way!

Our people are at the heart of our success, as we work together to achieve our mission: contributing to a safer and more sustainable aviation. We are tackling the biggest challenges in aerospace, with a commitment to work to decarbonise the industry by 2050.

Global Mobility
As part of the Safran Group, across our businesses we are market leaders in aerospace, defence and space; there is always potential for future mobility in the UK and internationally.

Job Requirements

Engineering NVQ level 2 or
relevant manufacturing
experience OR Holds or working towards
mechanical / electrical
engineering ONC / HNC.

Previous manufacturing
experience in NPI, quality
assurance and CI
environment OR will
have relevant engineering
or manufacturing
experience from a similar

Problem solving / quality
assurance techniques such
as 8D or PFMEA
Computer literate OR computer literate with
Microsoft packages, ERP
systems and CAD based

Specificity of the job


Locate your future workplace

Llantarnam Industrial Park, Llantarnam NP44 3HQ


Wales United Kingdom

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