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Disassembly Operative

Company : Safran Landing Systems Job field : Manufacture / assembly and repair Location : Gloucester , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Employees / Staff

Job Description

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems and is at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations. We design, test, manufacture and assemble landing gear used on commercial aircraft including Airbus and Boeing, and UK military aircraft such as the Eurofighter Typhoon. Gloucester is home to the UK division and has been a leader of cutting edge landing gear technology for over 90 years, since the innovative designs of Sir George Dowty. YOU can be a part of our legacy…

As part of the Operations Salvage Team the Strip operative is responsible for dismantling aircraft landing gears down to individual components. This includes the stripping of paint and cleaning of parts to deliver on time to the Inspection, NDT and MFF process areas.

Key Responsibilities & Duties include;
• Disassembling complex mechanical parts
• Setting up tooling fixtures and assist in new tooling design
• Use of general hand, pneumatic and small electrical tooling
• Wet and dry Paint Stripping, degreasing and cleaning components
• Following component maintenance manuals and engineering layout information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to disassemble complex components
• Use of Forklift - full training will be given if required
• Conform to COSHH regulations and safe use of chemicals
• Ensuring work areas is to 5S standards

Complementary Description

Safran was ranked globally as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Our employees are at the heart of our success and we work together towards 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

Job Requirements

• Experienced in dismantling Mechanical Parts
• Excellent communication skills
• High attention to detail with strong quality awareness
• Good computer skills
• Team working ethics
• Self-managing and reliant
• Good problem solving skills
• Flexibility
• Must be willing to train and take on board new skills
• An understanding of Lean Sigma disciplines and 5s principles
• Involvement in continuous improvement activities to reduce shop processing times and manufacturing hours
• You will be required to work shift rotations comprising of Days, Lates, Nights and when required weekends.

What we will give you?

· Hybrid/Flexible working hours with an early finish on a Friday (4.5 day working week)

· 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave

· Annual bonus & Share scheme options

· Pension scheme (up to 8% match) and life assurance (4x salary)

· Onsite parking, including EV chargers, subsidised restaurant, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities

· Our Benefits Portal offers a number of schemes including: cycle to work, technology & retail savings, access to healthcare & wellbeing services, discounted gym memberships and more!

· Global and local career progression opportunities and training & development programmes

· STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all

· Social events throughout the year, and access to Dowty Sports and Social clubs

What's my next step?
Please apply by uploading a CV, and if your experience matches what we're looking for, one of our recruitment team will give you a call.

Diversity & Inclusion
We want Safran Landing Systems 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 Landing Systems an inclusive place to work.

‘Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which may include a criminal record check.'

Specificity of the job

There is no travel required with this role

Locate your future workplace

Cheltenham Road East GL2 9QL


England United Kingdom

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