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Senior R&T Project Engineer

Company : Safran Seats Job field : Passenger and Crew Experience Location : Cwmbran , Wales , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time

Job Description

Job Summary
To identify, research, and pursue new products and technologies for exploitation.

Scope of Responsibilities
You will be a key individual contributor and part of the global Safran Seat R&T team
Some UK and international travel is to be anticipated, visiting Group companies,
technology partners, research institutes, and suppliers (approx. 10% of role).

Key Responsibilities and Duties
• Undertake innovative technical research activities in product design and testing, focused on developing products and technologies for integration with seating and
furniture for commercial aircraft.
• Support and manage the research, technology and product development with Universities, other Safran companies and technology partners.
• Manage the respective project plan and budget
• Support, collaborate and drive R&T initiatives/projects as part of a global R&Tteam.
• Co-ordinate the release of data to support technology implementation at project launch.
• Contribute to contract, funding and commercial negotiations
• Supports the product engineering with the handover of technology and transition to the manufacturing process.
• Analyse and interpret the results of own research, generate conclusions and make necessary recommendations.
• Perform peer reviews of data, analysis and reports for other team members.
• Use simulation, modelling, prototypes, development tools and test to apply rigor to engineering decision making and product development.
• Ensure product development is compliant to aircraft certification requirements
• Scout for and identify emerging technologies and their potential.
• Arrange and present the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) assessments in support of the technical audit process
• Supervise and support R&T staff including apprentices, temporary staff, University Interns, other Safran business units work placements and Graduate Engineers.
• Performs commercial and cost analysis of new technologies and products to support business case reviews.
• Promote Engineering capabilities through publications in International journals.
• Attend conferences and exhibitions to collect and assess technical information.
• Liaise with both internal and external customers.
• Generate and protect company intellectual property.

Specificity of the job

Some travel will be required in this role.

Locate your future workplace

Llantarnam Industrial Park, Llantarnam NP44 3HQ


Wales United Kingdom

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