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Part 145 Build Technician

Company : Safran Seats Job field : Manufacture / assembly and repair Location : Cwmbran , Wales , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : 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

The Part 145 Build Technician will be an active member of the Part 145 team and key to maintaining our Approvals.

This is the foundation level of Part 145 Technician progression pathway. The Level 1 technician will be able to strip and prep parts ready for repair.
The Level 1 will be actively training and learning to repair, refurbish and modify customer returns of aircraft interior products in accordance with the customer repair orders and relevant Technical Publications & Procedures whilst abiding to the Airworthiness Authority regulations.

Key Responsibilities & Duties;
• To strip and prep parts ready for repair.
• To work with Part 145 Technicians of higher level to learn how to repair, refurbish and modify returned parts.
• Support other members of staff with technical queries and investigations.
• Working with minimum of supervision using own initiative
• Report and help solve any manufacturing problem that may occur
• Must be prepared to undertake activities required out of the factory and when necessary outside the normal working hours
• Must also be prepared to travel, and be present on working parties as needed
• Must embrace change and be willing to adopt new skills to support all areas of the business
• To be flexible in a team oriented environment
• Support other members of the team with queries.
• Monitor, control and process non-conforming product (i.e scrap, quarantine, etc)
• Support and engage in company initiatives, including, Continuous Improvement, KPI collection, Process Improvements, etc.
• Undertake any training of themselves and support training of others as deemed required by management.
• Actively work to progressing to Part 145 Technician Level 2 status
• Undertake other reasonable duties, which are consistent and commensurate with the skills, knowledge, experience and training.

Job Requirements

Aviation Seat Knowledge/Experience
Operations/Seat Build Experience
Technical Mind-set
Computer Literate
Team player
Attention to detail
Flexible to change
Customer Focussed
Problem Solving Skills
Willingness to develop
Confident communicator

Do you want to join our team?
Our employees are at the heart of our success; we offer a range of competitive benefits, career progression and training opportunities helping to ensure we build the future.
Company Benefits
At Safran Seats GB, we continue to support our employees and their contribution by providing a range of benefits.
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays
• Working Hours (unless specified) are 37.5 hours per week; Mon-Thurs (8am-4:30pm), Friday (8am-1:30pm)
• ‘On Board Benefits' Programme, providing a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts and access to private healthcare
• Fulfilling your potential with Career Progressions opportunities such as company sponsorship and further training courses
• Family friendly policies including maternity, paternity, adoptive parents, shared parental leave, parental leave and flexible working
• Equality & Diversity initiatives with internal groups for workplace engagement and involvement
• STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all
• Free parking onsite
• With a focus on employee health and wellbeing, we have a large, canteen/break area with indoor and outdoor seating, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities.

Specificity of the job

There may be requirements for travel within both the UK and internationally

Locate your future workplace

Kestrel House, Lakeside, Llantarnam NP44 3HQ


Wales United Kingdom

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