Mechanical Engineer - Concessions

Key information

Research, design and development
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Aylesbury , England, UK
Fixed Term contract, Full-time, 12 months - possibility to progress to permament

Job description

In order to develop and expand the capabilities of Safran Engineering Services in the UK, we are looking for a Mechanical Engineer - Concessions.
As part of the Front Office team, you will be a first point of contact between the customer concerns and the resolution teams, and our input will guide the resolution of those concerns.

Technical Profile:-
Respond to Production non-conformance repairs / in service concessions.
Facilitate production of repair schemes.
Ensure quality of deliveries.
Capability to understand and assimilate from product requirements into engineering boundary.
Check technical quality of ECR's / PR's before submission to signatories.
Capability to produce clear and concise documentation including technical reports and support the knowledge management.
Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials and related thermal treatments, material protections and coatings.
Report performance, internally and externally.

Job requirements

Candidate skills:
Knowledge of generators, rotating machines (ideally within production aerospace - but other similar fields would be considered).
Experience of interfacing with customers for related technical issues.
Good understanding of design and manufacturing processes, preferably related to the aerospace industry.
Conversant with traditional and computerised design and analysis methods.
Good understanding of aerospace materials.
Ability to understand technical drawings, preferably in an electro-mechanical environment.
Ability to work cross functionally and liaise with other departments, namely production and repair operations as well as engineering.
Practical and hands on.
Computer Literate.
Awareness of industry standards, regulations and qualification requirements.
Ability to work to tight timelines, communicating efficiently with supporting teams as well as the customer.

Experience with Siemens NX CAD software, Anysys, Nastran and Patran advantageous.
Experience in participation to QRQC/drumbeats/stand-up meetings.
Aircraft/Ground Transportation experience.
Interest in mechanical / technical advances.

Personal Qualities:
Must demonstrate good time management skills with ability to prioritise and multi-task on several work packages concurrently to tight deadlines and customer demands.
Team Spirit/ability to work effectively within an integrated team.
Customer focussed / ability to establish credibility with internal and external customers.
Self motivated and able to take responsibility for own work and work effectively within an integrated team including international teams.
Good verbal and written communication skills.

This is a fixed term contract with a view to progression to a permanent position.

Specificity of the job

No specific travel required.

Company information

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 58,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
In February 2018, Safran took control of Zodiac Aerospace, significantly expanding its aircraft equipment activities. Zodiac Aerospace has 32,500 employees and generated sales of 5.1 billion euros for its fiscal year ended August 31, 2017.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Engineering Services offers high-technology engineering services in the fields of aerospace, energy and ground transportation. Building on 30 years' experience, the company relies on 3,000 engineers dotted across nine countries worldwide.

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