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Quality Technician

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Quality Cwmbran , Wales , United Kingdom Permanent Full-time
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Job Description

SAFRAN SEATS IS A WORLD LEADER IN AIRCRAFT SEATING.
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

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.
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The specific requirements of the role will vary, dependent on the team that the individual is supporting. The technicians will support FAI (in assembly and MU), Dimensioning, Audit and Compliance, end of line inspection and release and supplier quality inspection. The skills matrix underpinning this role gives opportunity for individuals to cross-skill, develop new skills and to support the full quality assurance process. All Quality Technicians are expected to:

 Protect customers from non-quality, by ensuring that products and practices comply with regulations, customer requirements and Safran standards and promoting a culture of prevention and anticipation
 Drive continuous improvement, by capitalizing on factual data and feedback and providing the necessary support for all company functions

Job Requirements

 Undertake other reasonable duties, in line with business needs and objectives, which are consistent and commensurate with the overall purpose of the position

In addition; there are specific requirements by area; including but not limited to:

FAI / Dimensioning / End of Line Inspection/Release Inspection:
 Verify the conformity of product and part quality to agreed product quality standards and requirements
 Work to a standard inspection process in a consistent manner in line with specifications and standards agreed with the customer
 Ability to use Verniers, micrometers and FARO arm to perform inspection activities.
 Support customer inspection activities
 Complete part and assembly FAI's to AS9102 using a wide range of inspection equipment against model data and third angle projection drawings.
 Act as EASA form one signatory for parts and product for release (after training)
 Act as a Certificate of Conformity signatory (after training)
 Assist as a team member in problem-solving activities for manufacturing product quality issues and measures (Using 8D Techniques)
 Support the quality activities within the project timeline
 Maintain an effective product inspection portfolio

Supplier Quality Assurance:
 Ensure that the customer's voice is heard and understood by all suppliers
 Support and promote excellence among all suppliers by implementing the methods and tools recommended by Safran
 Ensure the quality and compliance of products and services purchased and/or provided by the company
 Ensure that supplier system, product and process anomalies are addressed, with the necessary assurances that corrective actions are effective
 Ability to use Verniers, micrometers and FARO arm to perform inspection activities.
 Support customer inspection activities
 Assist as a team member in problem-solving activities for manufacturing product quality issues and measures (Using 8D Techniques)
 Support the quality activities within the project timeline

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.

76,800
employees worldwide
27
Number of countries where Safran is located
35
business area families
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