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Repair Process Engineer

Industrial Engineering Van Nuys , California , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 3 years

Job Description

The Repair Process Engineer is responsible for new repair capabilities technical development. Responsible for calibration program. Responsible for the review and maintenance of technical documentation through the shop. Leads the preparation of repair capabilities for Entry Into Service of new programs / products. Develops specific tools & test benches. Leads continuous improvement efforts.


• New repair capabilities technical development – Duplication or entry into service
• Manages internal and external calibration by scheduling and performing necessary calibration of tools and gauges
• Review the technical documents (CMM, SB, SiL, FP) for new repair capabilities, entry into service of a new program, transfer of an OEM repair station to ZS network, regular updates
• Define and list specific tools, test benches and general facility installations to implement in the repair station (approved by CapEx). Follow up on the purchase of test and repair equipment and install them in the workshop. Record, approve and justify equivalences as required for new equipment.
• Design new specific tools and test benches if necessary, and coordinate with the OEM for review of design and approval of equivalency.
• Design and write internal repair instructions and coordinate with the OEM for approval. Focus on composite repairs: be an integral part of the inspection process, prepare disposition of the parts, review available repair documentation and prepare and approve additional technical documentation as required.
• Manage the training for technicians in coordination with the OEM
• Development of specific tools & test benches
• Continuous improvement (ergonomics, new specific tools…)
• Processes harmonization
• Prepare and release mechanical and/or electrical drawings to design new specific tools and/or test benches and/or fixtures in accordance with the OEM specifications to improve ergonomics and/or to reduce the time spent on some specific repair process

Complementary Description

Candidates for positions with SAU must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This description has been designed to indicate the general nature & level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities & qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status. SAU is committed to working with & providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical & mental disabilities. To verify the information in the job listing or if you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail [email protected] We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. SAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled | Drug Free Workplace.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

a) Education
• Engineering degree (Bachelor of Science and above) from renowned University or College. Major in Manufacturing or Quality or Mechanical Engineering

b) Experience
• Three to five years of experience in MRO environment or test bench design or process improvement
• Experience with Oxygen systems, or pneumatic systems in a plus

c) Knowledge and Technical skills
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical data (blue prints, drawings, bill of materials)
• Ability to design simple mechanical fixtures or specific tools for composite repairs or for the repair / disassembly / assembly of mechanical parts. Ability to produce corresponding drawings on computer-aided software for manufacturing.
• Ability to formalize repair and work processes, and write procedures for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
• Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

d) Communication Skills
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical data (blue prints, drawings, bill of materials)
• Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
• Ability to formalize repair and work processes, and write procedures for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
• Ability to effectively report present information to management, public groups, and/or top management.

e) Physical Demands
• 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.
• Incumbent in this position must occasionally squat, crawl, climb, crouch, kneel, balance and push/pull and may be required to reach above shoulder level, must frequently bend/stoop. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs
• Average visual acuity is required; must be able to use video display terminal, and color acuity is required. This job requires better than average manual dexterity; while performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Must be able to operate moving devises/tools and operate vehicles.
• Ability to travel as required – domestically and internationally.

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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 Aerosystems is a world leader in evacuation slides and oxygen systems. It is also a major supplier of safety systems, as well as fluid systems for airplanes and helicopters.

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