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Pipe Fabricator

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 of landing gear technology for over 90 years, since the innovative designs of Sir George Dowty. YOU can be a part of our legacy…

What will I be doing?

Operate conventional & numerically controlled (CNC) equipment used to perform production of Landing Gear pipes (bending, swaging of hydraulic fittings, pressure testing etc.) in accordance with production processes, using approved programs, and in line with quality, cost, deadline and safety requirements.
From time to time, you may be required to give line side support to the Landing Gear Assembly line.
In addition, you will be self-motivated and able to demonstrate problem-solving capabilities (e.g. managing non-compliance, poor handling, etc.).
The candidate should be able to contribute proactively to improvement activities for example improving quality of the product or reducing production time.

• Prepare and install tools, measuring and test equipment and automatic control stations
• Load the computer programs specified in the production procedures
• Input production equipment settings and ensure that it functions correctly
• Run the machine program to perform the operations, and perform the intermediate checks specified in the production process, drawings or written instructions, ensuring geometric tolerances and quality compliance
• Inspect the finished product and identify any defects
• Where appropriate, take part in adjustment or follow-up operations
• Enter and save/log production data in the production management file (computer or paper-based)
• Maintain the workstation, tools and work area in good condition, in accordance with guidelines
• Propose technical improvements (to products and/or processes) or organizational improvements (to workflows, workload, etc.) aimed at improving work conditions and industrial performance indicators

Complementary Description

Why us?

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.

What we will give you?
• Excellent shift premiums
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave
• Profit sharing annual bonus
• Our Shares scheme
• Pension scheme (up to 8% match)
• Onsite parking, including EV chargers, subsidised restaurant, Costa, 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

Job Requirements

• Must have a Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship, NVQ level 3
• Work to a high standard of Health, Safety & Environmental compliance
• Understanding of the basic principles of the pipe manufacture process.
• Knowledge of Assembly and completion of associated production acceptance testing.
• General knowledge of Fabrication and the relevant machinery
• Ability to follow and understand technical drawings, specs, procedures & Test instructions
• Understanding of the risks related to Foreign Object Damage (FOD)
• Knowledge of and proficiency with quality tools for example 5S, Lean/6-Sigma
• Ability to self-inspect & complete dimensional measurements
• An understanding of the programming of NC machines would be an advantage

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

Shift information

Shift work will be required on a 4-shift, 4 week rotation.
This will include :
• Dayshift
• Nightshift – Premium payment - 38.5% of salary
• Bridging shift - Premium payment - 39.75% of salary
• Weekend shift - Premium payment – 59.02% of salary

Locate your future workplace

Cheltenham Road East GL2 9QH


England United Kingdom

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