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Supplier Quality Engineer

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Company : Safran Seats Job field : Quality Location : Cwmbran , Wales , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Professional, Engineer & Manager
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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 assess and assure the Supplier and the quality of products and services
they provide are compliant with contractual requirements.
The post holder will support the rollout of new programmes as well as develop and implement product standards for use between internal quality and external supply chain.

Key Responsibilities will include:
• To support the Supplier assessment and selection process by ensuring the due implementation of applicable requirements (SAFe) by service providers
• Ensure Suppliers apply Safran requirements, such as APQP by supporting suppliers during production engineering of products (PPAP, MSA/statistical control and act as the quality sponsor in the industrial validation process
• Ensure that product and services comply with quality requirements by: Ensuring the due application by service providers of applicable regulations (Part 21G, Part 21J, Part 145, human factors, safety management system, AS13xxx, etc.) and contractual quality requirements, whether technical (definition, specifications) or system level;
• Ensuring that quality assurance plans (systems, products, transfers) are developed and implemented by suppliers; Evaluating, planning and conducting monitoring actions (audits, quality samples, etc.) at supplier sites and ensure that Tier 2 suppliers effectively implement these actions.
• Actively contribute to readiness reviews for joint supervision with the various Safran entities
• Ensure proper management of non-compliances by managing and processing system, process and product anomalies until proof of effective corrective actions using quality tools (9S, CAR, etc.)

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!

Sustainability
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

HNC / HND or equivalent in an Engineering Discipline
Internal Auditor AS9100 trained
Experience of Quality inspection within a manufacturing / engineering industry
Proven experience within a Supplier Quality role
Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written.

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to hear from you!

Our employees are at the heart of our success, as we work together for our sustainable future. There are four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:
• We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business
• 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 for you and your colleagues

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays
• Benefits Programme, with a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts and access to private healthcare
• 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

Please apply and submit your CV today! Once your CV has been reviewed, we will contact you with the next stages.

We want Safran Seats to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Seats an inclusive place to work.

Specificity of the job

TBC

Locate your future workplace

Llantarnam Industrial Park, Llantarnam NP44 3HQ

Cwmbran

Wales United Kingdom

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