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Safran UK opportunities

UK opportunities

Discover Safran's UK opportunities below
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Burnley Burnley Cwmbran & Newport Cwmbran & Newport Gloucester Gloucester Fareham Fareham Brackley Brackley Pitstone Pitstone Braintree Braintree Slough Slough



Safran Nacelles, Burnley

What they do

Based in Burnley, Safran Nacelles are a world leader for aircraft nacelles, and are an active player in after-market services. The Burnley site plays a leading role in manufacturing Nacelles across the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners, alongside sister sites in Le Havre (France) and Casablanca (Morocco). 

The site manages a wide variety of programmes, with colleagues getting involved in engineering and manufacturing components for their three main specialism areas - Composites, Sheet Metal and Assemblies. 

The major airline programmes for the Burnley site are the Airbus A330neo, Honeywell Htf7000 and Comac C919 with a number of smaller programmes too. The Rolls-Royce Pearl700 and Airbus A320neo are key programmes from the teams working within Sheet Metal. 

Safran Burnley site

Who they're looking for

The Burnley team regularly hire people for a range of Engineering roles to join their local team.

This includes key roles such as CAM Project Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, and Tooling Engineers. 

Safran, Gloucester

What they do

Gloucester is home to multiple Safran companies: Landing Systems, Landing Systems Services, Engineering Services, and Safran UK. 

Safran Landing Systems

Based in Gloucester, we're the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems.  The UK division is at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations.

Safran Landing Systems - Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)

The OEM site has been at the forefront of landing gear technology for over 85 years, with experience and capability built over 16,000 aircraft. With over 800 employees at the site, they design, test, manufacture and assemble landing gear, which is used on commercial aircraft including a range of Airbus, Boeing airlines and UK military aircraft such as the Eurofighter Typhoon.

They are engaged in securing new civil and military business opportunities, as well as promoting the future of the UK aerospace industry through government and industry forums.

Safran Engineering Services

Based in Gloucester, Safran Engineering Services provide added-value engineering support and expertise to the aerospace and ground transport industries, where electrification is a major stake.

Working in domains including electrical systems, aerostructures, systems engineering, they oversee the Electrical Systems definition, and support customers with functional design, digital mock up design, harness design and flattening, and more.

To support the ongoing push for lighter, more efficient aircraft, Safran Engineering Services have also developed expertise in mechanical design and stress computation, from early design phases to certification.

Safran UK

Based in Gloucester, Safran UK operates the UK Shared Service Centre. They provide important services to all Safran's UK businesses - including transactional finance, indirect procurement, HR, tax and international mobility management. 

The team run Safran's UK Graduate Scheme, whilst also managing learning and development programs through Safran University. 

As the holding company for some of Safran's UK operating businesses, they support the Safran UK National Executive Office (UKNE), who are heavily involved in aerospace and defence solutions for UK Government agencies and leading prime contractors, and are a key partner in the Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP).

Safran Landing Systems Services

Based in Gloucester, we're the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems.  The UK division is at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations.

Safran Landing Systems Services - Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO)

Specialising in Single Aisle products (A320, B737NG), Safran's MRO organisation partner with a range of global customers, working closely with major airlines such as British Airways, easyJet, Wizz Air, Iberia, Vueling, Air Canada, Etihad and Qatar. 

Their onsite teams carry out necessary overhaul activity of aircraft gears, which are removed every 10 years or 20,000 landings in order to be disassembled, inspected and repaired for reassembly and test. 

With over 220 employees and apprentices, the team support the overhaul of more than 350 legs per year, as well as having capability to cover dedicated hydraulics and electricals. A dedicated team of engineers also support customers on-wing when issues emerge in service.

Safran Gloucester site

Who they're looking for

The Gloucester sites regularly hire people for roles in engineering, production, supply chain, customer support and support services. 

They often look for skills in electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, safety & reliability, performance & dynamics, systems, test, and model-based systems engineering. 

In their Production teams, they often typically have opportunities within machining, inspection, assembly, special processing, manufacturing engineering, supply chain management and planning. 

They also offer level 3 and level 6 (Degree) apprenticeships and graduate opportunities.

Safran Seats, Cwmbran, Newport & Brackley

What they do

Safran Seats is a world leader in aircraft passenger and crew seats, with over one million seats currently in service worldwide. 

In the UK, Safran Seats specialises in the First Class and Business Class seating markets for wide body aircraft, with industrial and engineering teams in Cwmbran and Newport, Wales and Brackley, England.

Safran Seats are unique as they work with airframers such as Boeing and Airbus, and directly with airline customers. They offer end-to-end solutions, from business development and product co-creation with customers, through to design, engineering, industrialisation, manufacturing and in-service support. 

Safran Seats

Who they're looking for

Safran Seats typically hire people for engineering and production roles to join their local team.

This includes key roles in mechanical and electrical design, engineering projects, systems engineering, stress engineering and manufacturing engineering. 

They also hire people to support functions including HR, IT, Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics and Aftermarket support. 

Safran Helicopter Engines, Fareham

What they do

Supporting both Civil and Military markets, Safran's Helicopter Engines team in Fareham are the European Maintenance Centre Hub (EMCH) for the Safran Helicopter Engines group. 

Some of the key work delivered here includes Level 1-3 maintenance and repairs on Arriel, Arrius, Makila and RTM322 engines, either onsite or at customer facilities. 

Alongside the EMCH, and with a broad customer base in fixed wing and rotary wing markets, Safran's experienced team of technical and support professionals deliver high quality results in the Manufacturing, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul of complex products such as air starters, air producers, auxiliary power units and oil pumps. 

Safran Fareham site

Who they're looking for

The Fareham team regularly hire people for a range of Engineering, Warehouse, New Production & Customer Support positions. 

Safran Electrical & Power, Pitstone

What they do

Based in Pitstone, Safran Electrical & Power specialise in the design, development, manufacture and on-going support of Electrical Generation equipment for aerospace applications.

Safran's equipment is used across fixed wing Aircraft and Helicopters, with a range of high profile customers including Airbus and Boeing. The Pitstone team also have growing involvement and expertise in the development of Motor technology for electrical propulsion. 

Both of these technologies are key for the business, helping decarbonise the future of flight. 

Safran Pitstone site

Who they're looking for

The Pitstone team typically hire people for a range of Engineering opportunities, including Electro-Mechanical Engineers, Electromagnetic Engineers and Mechanical Engineers. These positions will be dedicated to supporting Product Design, Industrialisation, Manufacturing, and Through-life Support. 

They regularly have job opportunities for skilled Manufacturing roles, including Winders, Spray Painters and General Assembly. 

Safran Aerosystems Services, Braintree

What they do

Located in Braintree, Safran Aerosystems Services facility is a major Maintenance Repair and Overhaul centre for a wide range of airline products, including evacuation slides, water and waste management systems, oxygen systems and more.

The site has over 80 employees, and their customer portfolio includes all major airline operators in the UK, as well as airlines across Europe and the Middle-East.

Safran Braintree site

Who they're looking for

The Braintree team typically hire people for a range of Technician roles to join their local team. 

These Technician roles will focus on evacuation slides, water and waste, manufacturing, trolleys and more.

Safran Electrical Components, Slough

What they do

Based in Slough, Safran Electrical Components oversee a wide range of electrical design and manufacture work. 

The teams produce components, connector adaptors, backshells, transitions and more, providing electromagnetic, lightning strike and physical protection for writing systems for demanding environments. 

The site also manufactures high specification aerospace and industrial hoses in a variety of materials, which are fully qualified to meet military or civil standards and requirements. 

Safran Slough site

Who they're looking for

The Slough team typically hire people for a range of roles including Operations Support, Project Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers or Technicians, and Production staff.

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