Join Safran on their mission
No matter where in the group you work, you’ll be taking on the Safran mission: Contributing to a safer and more sustainable aviation.
"Colleagues from different teams here at Safran are friendly and well acquainted with each other allowing for experience to be gained in areas inside, and even outside, of the business" Toby, Graduate Stress Engineer – Safran Seats
“I enjoy working on products that become part of and represent the airlines through enhancing passengers’ travelling experiences, and being able to get involved in every stage of the project from design, build to test.” Heather Leung - Mechanical Design Engineer
"I'm in my third year at Safran and I enjoy the variety of projects and tasks happening in our department. No two days have been the same!" Henry, Assistant Buyer – Safran UK
Why join Safran?
Safran are pursuing an ambitious policy to address the climate challenge and contribute to the transition to carbon-neutral aviation by 2050.
As an aeronautical equipment supplier, the Group also strive to limit the CO2 emissions associated with their manufacturing processes.
Whether you work in research and technology, operations, production or a functional supporting role, you will have an important part to play in Safran’s mission.
To achieve it, they are looking for a diverse range of talents worldwide.
Safran's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity is a source of richness, performance and innovation, and is encouraged at Safran. They need a diverse range of perspectives, ideas and backgrounds to achieve their mission.
In 2020 Safran increased their proportion of female employees to 28% (25% among engineers and managers), and continue to explore and initiate positive measures on the employment of colleagues from different demographics. Their objective is to help all Safran colleagues find their place, develop their talents and flourish in their careers.
No matter your role, a student, a young graduate or a seasoned professional; there are opportunities available to you across the business in a range of fields and sectors. Safran need a diverse range of perspectives and ideas to help them meet the aerospace challenges of today and tomorrow.
Hear from women working in key Engineering roles across Safran in the UK below.
Building your Career at Safran
Safran employees receive training throughout their careers thanks to a rich and varied training offering.
Safran University is Safran's internal university. It's also a place for meetings and discussions, playing its part in strengthening a shared culture of innovation, performance and managerial excellence.
Its comprehensive training offer is accessible to all, supporting employee development and Group transformation via innovative educational solutions in which digital technologies play a growing role.
The training courses on offer cover strategic and operational subjects, as well as personal development.
This coupled with local and job specific training, gives Safran colleagues a wealth of development options to help further their careers.
"I chose a career in aerospace as it is a constantly evolving sector which offers lots of opportunities for international travel.
I like the visible career path here at Safran, as it shows what personal attributes are needed for promotion. This is really encouraging, as it lets you know where you need to improve, to become a better engineer."
Ross, Project Engineer – Safran Seats
"On the graduate scheme, I rotate around different departments every few months, to get some experience in different job roles. Right now, I'm working in Through Life Services, where my days revolve around understanding problem reports through investigations and working with other colleagues and teams to progress the recommended actions.
In school, I liked science and maths and loved when we did STEM activities in class. I went on to do mechanical engineering at university and knew I wanted a career in engineering because I really enjoyed some of my classes. Now, I'm constantly inspired by the cool innovations happening around me, particularly the push toward sustainability that assures me we're on the right track."
Raeesah, Graduate Mechanical Engineer – Safran Electrical & Power
Safran are committed to offering opportunities to help colleagues achieve the right work/life balance.
They have developed many resources to support employees at various stages of their lives including wellbeing strategies, hybrid working and more.
Mobility opportunities across the UK and Safran Group
Joining such a large global group brings opportunities for mobility. At Safran there are always new opportunities across their businesses, if you wish to explore other areas of Safran and the aerospace industry.
For a full range of benefits specific to individual Safran businesses and roles, use the link at the top to see their vacancies online.