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OE Assembly Team Leader

Manufacture / assembly and repair Gloucester , England , United Kingdom Permanent Full-time

Job Description

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Our capabilities encompass the full life cycle of our products, ranging from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul.

We are a partner to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional airframers, and support over 27,000 aircraft making more than 60,000 landings every day. There are also more than 7,600 employees working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia.

Join our Team
Our employees are at the heart of our success; we offer a range of competitive benefits, hybrid working, Global career opportunities and Training and Development at our dedicated Safran University to help contribute to a safer and more sustainable aviation.
As a forward-looking company, Safran Landing Systems massively invests in Research & Development. Carbon brakes, titanium parts, composite materials, additive manufacturing, more electric systems, new surface treatments, external and internal partnerships and digital transformation are all the result of this permanent innovation effort, which enables the company to develop new products that are ever more cost-efficient, better for the environment, lighter, stronger and quieter.

Job description
Reporting to an Assembly Manager, you will be responsible for leading a shop floor assembly team and will be accountable for the activities the team carries out.

Main Responsibilities:

• You will effectively organise, delegate, manage and co-ordinate activities/resources carried out by the team to ensure the workload requirements are met and delivered on time.
• Driving execution, monitoring performance against the plan, holding people accountable for achieving their goals, tackling problems before they become crisis,
• Making sure lessons learnt (Quality alerts, FAL event reports etc…) are taken into account and there is a focus on continuous improvement
• Provide clear visibility of the work progress: performance, risks etc
• Work with the management team to ensure that the adequate resources and skills are available and proper methods and processes applied.
• Promote professional and personal development of all team members, managing the PDR process.
• Encourage, support and be accountable for initiatives to improve cost, quality, delivery, health, safety and environmental performance.
• Be a focal in the department for HSE processes (Risk Assessments, GPI's)
• Be a focal in the department for FOD (Foreign Object Debris / Foreign Object Damage
• Drive the daily QRQC process with the team

Job Requirements

Candidate skills and requirements
• Understanding & experience of working in an Assembly environment
• Understanding regulatory processes within Aerospace
• Knowledge of assembly processes
• Business Awareness

Key Behavioural Competencies Required:
• Leadership
• Influencing/Networking
• Coaching
• Personal Drive
• Team Working

Educational Requirements:
• Full Mechanical/Engineering Apprenticeship NVQ Level 3 (Intermediate)

Company Benefits
At Safran Landing Systems, we pride ourselves on competitive flexible benefits that support our employees work/life balance enabling each person to contribute to the best of their ability.
• Hybrid Working and Flexible Working Scheme to attract and retain skilled employees that allows for the work/life balance you need
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays
• ‘On Board Benefits' Programme, providing a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts, access to healthcare, house moving day, sports and social club
• Shares and profit share bonus scheme
• Development and Training at Safran University as well as Company Sponsorship
• 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 events running throughout the year as well as an onsite large, subsidised canteen/break area with indoor seating, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities.

‘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


Locate your future workplace

Cheltenham Road East GL2 9QH


England United Kingdom

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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 Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 20 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft.

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