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Aerospace Data & Process Engineer

Manufacture / assembly and repair Cwmbran , England , United Kingdom Permanent Full-time

Job Description

For more than 80 years, Safran Seats has been a premium manufacturer of First and Business Class seating systems for passenger airlines.
With the largest seats portfolio of all seats suppliers, we pride ourselves on innovation, customization, quality and industrial design.
Safran Seats GB, based in Cwmbran, South Wales is a 100% owned subsidiary of Safran Seats and we currently have 800+ employees (across 3 sites in the UK- Cwmbran, Newport and Brackley).
Seats GB offers:

• Unique and High-end Quality products
• Market leader in Bespoke aircraft seating
• Passenger Experience Expertise
• In-house design studio and group Synergies
• Dedicated production line and Industrialisation facilities
• Bespoke capabilities
• Co-creation abilities

 Obtain and Check content of DOA (Design Organisation Approval) projects (changes & repair) packages for availability, accuracy and completeness, prior to acceptance.
 Securely store DOA data in correct locations following approval, including revisions.
 Execute and document data transmittals to various departments (internal & external to SAFRAN SEATS), and supply this data in various formats including paper and digital, using the available, applicable means e.g. data transmittal websites, tools, internal post, etc.)
 Support the complete and correct generation of regulatory Statement of Approved Design Data (SADD or EIT) in support of SAFRAN SEATS DOA's relationships with Production Organisations.
 Support PLM and similar system activities as required.
 Support SAFRAN SEATS Design Organisations (DOA) in preparing, planning and maintaining engineering, manufacturing and certification processes related to SAFRAN SEATS Design Organisational Approvals (EASA & UK.CAA)
 Support internal & external audits in support of Engineering Project Lead (EPL-DOA) and support the closure of audit findings to the agreed schedule.
 Support communications in relation to any issues or clarifications required regarding procedures, initial airworthiness and continued airworthiness matters.
 Review EASA / UK.CAA latest publications, proposed regulatory changes, AD's (Advisory Directives), and provide information to the DOA team.
 Support the generation of performance measure data for the department e.g. KPIs and make available the required data.

Complementary Description

 Have a good working knowledge of company procedures and best practices.
 Make available and/or Liaise with various departments about status of data / drawings / ECRs / etc., in relation to DOA projects and tasks.
 To prepare & maintain DOA's processes & procedures.
 To prepare and support audits, both internal and external.
 Good knowledge of applying Engineering principles related to procedures with reference to the DOA's.
 Coordinate with manufacturing, engineering and certification teams at all SAFRAN SEATS EASA / UK.CAA DOA sites (SGB / SFR) to support the completion of certification activities.
 Work with DOA CVEs, HOA, HDO and with ISM to make sure that DOA team understands and use the applicable approved processes.
 Support manufacturing, engineering and aftermarket teams to timely certify the changes/repairs by DOA's.
 Help and support EPL-DOA in the execution of his/her tasks.
 Support regular DOA team meetings.
 Support continuous improvement projects, as required.
 From time to time, Data Controllers must be prepared to undertake other tasks as requested by their immediate supervisors e.g. in relation to Brackley facility.

Job Requirements

 Preferably a degree qualified engineer with a demonstrable experience in Aerospace engineering and manufacturing Industry with previous experience in EASA DOA
 HNC / HND / NVQ level 4 or higher qualified people are considered with suitable, demonstrable experience in Aerospace Industry with proven experience of DOA working.
 Good knowledge of EASA PART-21, CS-25, CS-ETSO regulations
 Must have working knowledge of EASA DOA processes
 A working knowledge of, and demonstrated application of company procedures and best practices
 A working knowledge of the certification framework within which the work is undertaken
 A working knowledge of the companies change control process
 Understanding of drawings, design and certification data, and their revisions in relation to configuration control

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 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 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 was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran Seats is a world leader in aircraft passenger and crew seats. One million seats made by the company are now in service worldwide.

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