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Engineering Team Leader

Company : Safran Helicopter Engines Job field : Industrial Engineering Location : Segensworth North Fareham Hampshire , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Spoken language(s) : English Fluent

Job Description

What's special about us?
Safran Helicopter Engines are the world's leading manufacturer of rotorcraft turbines and the only one dedicated exclusively to this market. Our UK facility is the European Maintenance Centre Hub for the SHE Group, performing level 1 to level 3 maintenance and repairs on complex helicopter engine components. Our experienced teams partner with our broad, global customer base, providing both technical expertise and broader support in both the fixed wing and rotary wing markets

What will I be doing?
The Engineering Team Leader in Safran Helicopter Engines UK is required to oversee the delivery of the industrialisation of design changes or introduction of new products into Safran HE UK's industrial activity, whilst providing on-going technical support to the existing product portfolio.
This spans the manufacture of various hydraulic and air systems, through to the Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul of a variety of engines and power system accessories.

Key Objectives:
• Provide line management and coordinate the team, being responsible for coaching and mentoring them in their development
• Deliver all elements required for successful New Product Introduction and method changes
• Provide technical support to the existing product portfolio
• Deliver rapid problem solving to minimise the impact of product non conformance
• Whilst ensuring all Quality, Cost and Delivery Targets are respected.

Key Responsibilities:
• Interpret customer documentation Bill of Materials (BoMs), specifications, drawings, sketch sheets, assembly & test schedules etc. to ensure robust manufacturing processes.
• Responsible for fully validating all manufacturing processes, in accordance with HEUK and customer procedures.
• Ensure the team deliver their required industrial support activities on time to the customer requirement.
• Play a leading role in the Non-conformance management process
• Ensure engineering activity is appropriately measured and controlled.
• Review all Customer product and specification change documentation and ensure the changes are interpreted and implemented into the documentation system in a controlled manner.
• Generate capital justification for new equipment.
• Provide leadership to the engineering team, including coaching, mentoring and the setting of appropriate objectives through the PDR process.
• Provide technical advice to internal customers and be the primary POC for emergent production issues
• Ensure that products and services meet the requirements of customers, quality standards and airworthiness authorities.
• Work in accordance with HSE legislation, the Company Operating Systems, policies and procedures.
• Demonstrate the Company Values & Behaviours.
• Continuously identify opportunities to improve processes and working practice and take responsibility for implementing improvement actions.

Complementary Description

Why us?
Operating worldwide, Safran Helicopter Engines employ 5,900 people and have more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries, and 22,000 engines in service.

Located in Fareham on the South Coast of the UK, we've been a leader in the aerospace market for over 80 years, with a reputation for putting our customers first. Supporting both the civil and military markets, our UK facility is the European Maintenance Centre Hub for the Safran Helicopter Engines Group.

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:
• 25 days holiday a year (plus bank holidays)
o Additional day for every 10 years' service
• Flexitime – where you can accrue up to your contractual hours
o Option to leave from 12:30 on Friday (role dependant)
• Hybrid working – on site 3 days per week from home 2 days (role dependant)
• On site restaurant with daily £1.50 subsidy for lunch
• Costa coffee on site
• Generous 7% pension contributions (after 3 months)
• Health cash back scheme (after probation)
• Purchase of company shares (after 3 months)
• Annual bonus of up to 3%
• Company sick pay
• Our dedicated Benefits Portal with a range of lifestyle benefits, including life assurance, cycle to work, retail discounts, access to healthcare & wellbeing services)
• Ample free parking
• Green scheme
o Accrue points for traveling to work by bike, walking, public transport or car share
o Once a quarter receive Amazon vouchers for the points (40 points = £10)

Job Requirements

What do you need from me?
- Minimum 3 years' experience in a manufacturing environment highly desirable
- Minimum 18 Months experience in a line management position highly desirable

Qualifications Required:
- Recognised Engineering Qualification – Minimum HNC
- Project Management qualification would be an advantage

- Knowledge of Production Engineering either from Aerospace (preferred), high tech manufacturing or precision engineering
- Thorough understanding of the manufacturing processes and procedures
- Ability to create a plan and deliver to agreed deadlines.
- Strong IT skills including MS Office applications
- Experience of creating / updating technical documents.

Preferred Skills :
- Experience of PPAP
- Demonstrable leadership experience a distinct advantage.

What's my next step?
Please apply via the website and if you have what we are looking for, a member of our talent acquisition team will be in touch.

Diversity and Inclusion
We want Safran Helicopter Engines UK 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 Helicopter Engines UK an inclusive place to work.

Specificity of the job

Infrequent - less than 3 weeks per year

Locate your future workplace

Concorde Way, PO15 5RL

Segensworth North Fareham Hampshire

England United Kingdom

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