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OEM Technical Representative

Administrative Grand Prairie , Mississippi , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 3 years

Job Description

This job is located in Columbus, MS.

The candidate will provide on-site technical leadership and expertise to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for production engine readiness, technical status resolution, engine installation/integration, and functional ground/flight acceptance activities ensuring successful helicopter final delivery to the end customer at site in Columbus, Mississippi. The candidate will be the focal point towards helicopter OEM production organization and to be the interface with other SafranHE or SafranHE USA departments.

Act as the primary point of contact/technical expert for the customer's helicopter production line. Provide formal SafranHE USA Part 21G production representation at OEM helicopter production facility under SafranHE USA FAA Production authority.
• Provide Technical Operation (trouble shooting, inspection, implementation of modification, service letters, Service Bulletins, 1st line maintenance) for all engine technical events from engine delivery through final helicopter acceptance tests. Implement, manage, and report all issues and actions related to engine product quality, retrofit, or upgrades consistent with OEM production contract.
• Administrate the tooling package used to perform the technical operation work on the production engines.
• Remain knowledgeable and current on all engine documentation, including reception, integration, flight test, and final delivery to the end customer.
• Provide technical guidance on revisions to engine documentation as required.
• Monitor and report all activity related to any non-conformance event from engine through final delivery to the end customer.
• Provide assistance with any sub-system activities related to engine integration by maintaining technical understanding of helicopter production process and flow within the OEM process site.
• Facilitate new and recurring training to OEM employees as applicable
• Build and maintain professional relationship with OEM employees and managers to ensure open communications on a daily basis.
• Maintain contact with customer during helicopter delivery.
• Provide regular reports (at least monthly) to SafranHE USA program management on all site-significant subject matter, including: installed and uninstalled engines delivery status, technical and commercial events at the OEM site, general statement of OEM environment (i.e. assembly line feedings, end user relationship, and projected customers visits and special events), documentation of potential issues relating to OEM general overview of and toward the SafranHE Group.

Safran Helicopter Engines USA is a federal contractor and will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before beginning employment with the company.

Complementary Description

SafranHE USA Antennas ensure the technical assistance in the frame of defined contractual commitments with the Airframer. The main objective is to ensure the satisfaction of the Airframers with proximity support in quality, process organization and reporting towards DVA-CA. Primary duties as follows:
• To support the SafranHE engine installation at the Airframer Final Assembly Line.
• To re-issue airworthiness document after engine / accessories removal.
• To launch the OEM warranty process
• To take part in the OEM warranty Process action plan
• To report data to elaborate the quality KPI related to engines
• To take part in the Return Of Experience Process
• To provide information related to SafranHE engine available on Airframer site.
• To be the focal point towards the OEM procurement organization and to be the interface with other SafranHE or SafranHE USA dept.
• To perform an appropriate reporting, consistent with the contract with OEM customers

3.0 Scopes and Accountabilities:
• Follows prescribed procedures, identifies problems, and recommends solutions to fulfill organizational objectives. May act independently but must inform supervisor promptly. Divulging of confidential and/or sensitive information could lead to damage to the reputation and/or competitive posture of the corporation.
• Employees are expected to promptly report all accidents and injuries incurred while on the job during the same work shift, and are encouraged to submit request

Job Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautics or a related field and 3 years of experience in helicopter/engine integration design, development, testing, and certification for government certification standard requirements.
• 5 years of aeronautical engineering experience on helicopter turbine engines.
• Must have FAA-approved Airframe and PowerPlant Mechanic certifications.
• Mechanical/technical/interpersonal – Advanced

5.0 Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
• While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

6.0 Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Specificity of the job

This job is located in Columbus, MS

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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 Helicopter Engines is the world's leading manufacturer of helicopter engines, with more than 75,000 produced since being founded. It offers the widest range of helicopter turboshafts in the world and has more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries.

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