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Safran Power UK is a world leader in aerospace electrical power systems with a comprehensive product portfolio. Part of the Safran Group, Safran Power UK has facilities in both Buckinghamshire and Ohio USA (Safran Power USA). The Safran Group is a leading international high-technology group and a Tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment for aerospace, defense and security. Operating worldwide, the Safran Group has 62,000 employees in 57 countries.
Roles and Responsibilities Include (but not limited to): Key point of contact from IT Plan Ensure the defined IT strategy and roadmap are aligned with LABINAL POWER SYSTEMS, SAFRAN and business priorities Enable IT Plans as well as associated retirements / migrations and interlocks with partner organizations Lead program management and project execution including resource planning on time, on budget and according to business requirements delivered and in total synch with the IS manager Ensure infrastructures have high availability and performance Manage expenditures within budgetary guidelines, headcount requirements, and location strategy, in synch with the IS Manager Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all current IT systems: infrastructure, back office, front office for the PITSTONE site Problem Solving : approach problems in a rational manner using sound strategies that ensure comprehensive understanding and effective resolution Defines the skills and capabilities required of the organization and establishes a plan to ensure workforce readiness and responsiveness Knowledge, Skills and Experience Proven experience in a similar role nclude but not limited to: Networking - Assists in the planning and implementation of additions, deletion and major modifications to the supporting infrastructure - Implements network security as established by LABINAL POWER SYSTEMS and Corporate security departments - Oversees the administration and maintenance of the divisions infrastructure Telephony & videoconferencing - Manages and develops upgrades to the division telephone and videoconferencing system - Oversees all changes Help Desk Administration - Oversees all help desk activities at division level - Responds to escalated help desk issues - Interacts with internal clients on all levels to help resolve IT related issues and provides answers and feedback in a timely manner Workstations - Oversees all workstations activities in synch with LABINAL POWER SYSTEMS and the Group policies - Maintains responsibly the workstations and ensures security aspects are strictly followed Internal Systems - Oversees troubleshooting, systems backups, archiving and disaster recovery, and provides expert support when necessary - Work with project teams to help implement new projects - Oversees the administration and maintenance of computer stations and software for engineering and provides additional support if necessary. Asset Management - Builds and maintains vendor relationships and manages the purchase of hardware and software products upon division approval and within budget allowed Ensures that division assets are maintained responsibly and rationalize the overall structure.
Engineering Consultant Safran Power UK is a world leader in aerospace electrical power systems with a comprehensive product portfolio. The Safran Group is a leading international high-technology group and a Tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment for aerospace, defense and security. Operating worldwide, the Safran Group has 62,000 employees in 57 countries. You will be a Subject Matter Expert for aircraft generator mechanical design and development and will be responsible for the creation of high integrity designs that meet performance, reliability, cost and safety requirements. You should have an excellent engineering knowledge and judgement in all aspects of aircraft generator performance will be required. The role holder will use depth and breadth of knowledge to develop and refine solutions to complex problems and demonstrate design robustness. Having already gained extensive experience developing similar high performance and high integrity mechanical products, you will be familiar with the environmental qualification requirements, understand high risk areas and have the ability to overcome problems by providing robust, validated solutions to a wide range of design problems. The successful applicant will be responsible for the interpretation of customer and internal technical requirements against which to accurately and correctly design. He or she will also be expected to verify the design by applying the most suitable combination of analysis and validation (destruction limit) testing, often done in collaboration with the client. Basic Qualifications Knowledge and Skills An Engineering Degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience and education is required. Extensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices will be required with a high level of technical judgement, often operating at the frontiers of materials technology. Experience of aerospace or power generation related products would be desirable with a proven record of accomplishment operating at this level of seniority. Detailed knowledge of bearing systems, shaft and rotor structure design , oil cooling and lubrication systems design, electric machines concepts, winding and insulation systems design, cast housings & parts, machined parts, static and dynamic sealing. Must be familiar with the principles of design to cost, design for manufacture and design for assembly, with a track record of novel solutions to achieve the cost and manufacturing targets.
Operations Manager Maternity Cover Labinal Power Systems is a world leader in aerospace electrical power systems with a comprehensive product portfolio and part of the Safran Group. The Safran Group is a leading international high-technology group and a Tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment for aerospace, defense and security. Operating worldwide, the Safran Group has 62,000 employees in 57 countries. Purpose of the Role: The Operations Manager is responsible for deploying the business strategy for the Electronics module and ensuring that the right actions are in place to deliver the financial plan and optimise operations performance. Principle Accountabilities: Ensures delivery of the module financial plan (sales, margin, free cash flow) Ensure MPS planning matches S&OP process requirements Ensures effective demand flow down through MPS/CTB reviews Ensures delivered quality meets required business targets Implements necessary actions to improve productivity and efficiency to support the business objectives Defines and delivers the inventory objectives to meet the business requirements Develop and supports training to create an autonomous fully cross-functional team, able to deliver current and future business objectives Responsible for all customer liaison relating to the operational aspects of the business for their products Ensures compliance with the business Quality compliance processes and procedures Produces and owns the module Macro plan for CI activity in line with business and Customer objectives Accountable for effective New Product Introduction defined by NPI process procedures Ensures compliance to all EH&S goals & objectives including risk management mitigation Ensures effective communications flow down throughout the module Personal Characteristics: Proven leadership capability within a manufacturing environment with increasing level of responsibility Demonstrable track record of achieving financial and performance targets Proven ability to lead, motivate and build and develop teams Tenacious approach to continuous improvement with proven ability to identify, develop and implement improvements that deliver increased operational performance Ability to see the bigger picture and understand the impact of actions for current and future needs. Excellent knowledge of and a champion of the latest manufacturing techniques Possesses the necessary enthusiasm, desire to succeed and discipline to achieve significant results for the organisation. A pragmatic approach to getting the required results. Excellent planning and organisation skills Good communicator (verbal and written) and ability to influence at all levels of the organisation Energetic and results focused with experience of managing to agreed measures of performance and to tight deadlines
Role Summary for EMC Engineer: Support EMC development and qualification testing work-package to meet military and civil aviation specifications both in the Goodrich Power Systems EMC Laboratory and off-site when required. The candidate shall carry out EMC and electrical test activities in support to the project system teams within the business. The role also involves calibration and maintenance of EMC test facility. Review, and where necessary write test procedures and reports. Perform electrical test activities, which primarily include EMC validation of electronic products and system level EMC tests on electrical power generation systems. Principle Accountabilities: 1. Setup and make electronic products * and systems operational for EMC testing. 2. Must have in depth understanding of EMC specifications and standards, e.g. RTCA-DO160, MIL-STD-461. 3. Follow up of new EMC test technologies and techniques 4. Assist with EMC testing, both at product and system level 5. Specify EMC Equipment to be hired and/or purchased 6. Liase with subcontractors to organize specialised in-house EMC testing and delivery of associated report where necessary. 7. Configure EMC test equipment, including writing EMC test equipment "drivers" etc 8. Configure data communications test equipment, e.g. RS232 and GPIB-488 9. Write EMC test plans & reports, both development and qualification 10. Provide Design Engineers assistance during failure investigations 11. Responsible for controlling internal & external calibration in accordance with IEC/ISO-17025 for EMC instrumentation 12. Perform maintenance of EMC chamber and facility 13. Perform health & safety risk assessments including EMC safety assessments (training is available) 14. Conduct regular risk assessment of the EMC lab and ensure action closure 15. Liase with Facilities Manager for maintenance and breakdowns within the EMC facility 16. Follow Goodrich Power Systems operating procedures and IEC/ISO 17025 procedures. 17. Understanding of ISO-IEC-17025- 2005 accreditation procedures (training available) * Electronic products can mean components as well as boards or complete units. Essential Skills: 1.Experience testing to RTCA/DO-160 & MIL-STD-461/462 or similar. 2. Ability to configure and use EMC test software. 3. Knowledge of IEC/ISO 17025 requirements. 4. Experience using generic EMC test equipment, power amplifiers, EMI receivers, spectrum analysers, oscilloscopes, signal generators etc . 5. The ability to solve EMC test setup problems autonomously Desirable Skills: 1. Experience using Compliance 3/5ฎ & EMC32ฎ control software 2. Experience modifying existing set-ups to meet bespoke testing requirements, working outside the standard. 3. Experience writing test reports to IEC/ISO 17025 standard 4. Creating GPIB and RS232 drivers for EMC test instrumentation. Personal Characteristics: 1. A proactive style, team spirit, high energy level, and positive outlook. 2. The candidate is open minded, pro-active, service orientated, likes to work in a transnational environment and has good practical rf, electrical & electronic background 3. Demonstrable practical experience in EMC testing, preferably on aerospace products 4. The ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team 5. Prepared to accept nationwide & international travel 6. Prepared to work shifts on a regular basis 7. The ability to interact with Engineers from different backgrounds (Hardware Designers, Integration Engineers, Systems Engineers ) as well as management 8. Good problem-solving skills within an EMC environment. 9. Methodical and safety conscious approach
Programme Sourcing Manager To manage the Programme interface for the supply chain function, to personally lead the NPI Strategic Sourcing activities within new programmes, Work alongside Senior Strategic sourcing manager to develop and implement a world class sourcing process with KPIs, demonstrable control, and continuous improvement. To Develop and manage Design to Cost process with a programme team, Ensure early supplier input to programmes, which leverages spend and relationship to achieve programme targets and maximise competitive business advantage through the life of a product. Co-ordinating activities across sites, project teams and commodity teams, the role will provide a single point of accountability for sourcing performance in relation to a programme and business. Responsibilities: SOURCING INPUT TO PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT Manage the NPI from a supply chain perspective to ensure it is delivered on time and in budget Ensure sourcing support is identified and allocated to the Project. Prepare supply chain cost estimates for bid activity including contract flow down Manage Supply chain Program coordinators time and activity Create a sourcing Strategy for each Program100% aligned to commodity strategy Drive Commodity and Project for highest level of assembly in line with MvB strategy Monitor all NPI activity and report out progress on A3. Establish and agree material cost targets and track actual costs through project/programme development. Track and manager cost creep, ensure that the business is aware and taking actions on negative impact To ensure material cost drivers are understood and visible to the programme teams/ engineers. To ensure prototype and initial production parts are available on time to the programme schedule, realising opportunities to compress lead times and reduce time to market. To ensure suppliers are capable of meeting the agreed quality standards. To ensure that a robust and appropriate supply chain is in place capable of meeting volume production requirements. SOURCING STRATEGY DEPLOYMENT To communicate product technology requirements to the commodity teams and ensure that sourcing strategies and design rules are in place to support the programme. Develop and Deploy Design to cost methodology into programme team Develop and Deploy Value Analysis and Value Engineering into programme team Develop and Deploy Should be Costing Methodology into programme team To ensure that programmes comply with sourcing strategies and design rules defined by commodity teams. To keep commodity teams aware of future programme requirements to aid future strategy development. COMMERCIAL To generate and deploy best practice procedures and discipline into the Program and project sourcing Team. To provide guidance to the project team on the impact of customer specified terms and conditions in the supply base. To ensure that customer terms and conditions are communicated to the commodity teams for flow-down the suppliers. To ensure that development and supply agreements are structured in line with customer terms and programme objectives. To ensure that all customer related sourcing restrictions are understood and complied with. GENERAL Manage and develop programme sourcing resource. To be part of the leadership team within Supply Chain. To taking a leading role in Bid support for Major new Programmes To keenly follow best practice and latest techniques PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS Demonstrated experience of operating at all levels of an organisation Good understanding of engineering ( mechanical or Electronics) and ability to influence designs Demonstrate able experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment Demonstrated commercial awareness / ability Good interpersonal skills, and ability to apply them within an engineering / design / manufacturing environment.
Safran Power UK is a world leader in aerospace electrical power systems with a comprehensive product portfolio. We are looking for people who would like to work in a stimulating environment where good team working skills are valued. The Safran Group is a leading international high-technology group and a Tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment for aerospace, defense and security. Operating worldwide, the Safran Group has 62,000 employees in 57 countries. Purpose of the Role: There are 12 roles available across the different manufacturing modules at the Safran Power UK site located in Pitstone Green. The Working Team Leader (WTL) is a new and enhanced role to support the future Operations organisation. The WTL will be accountable for the day to day running of the output within their defined cell to achieve set targets. Working Team Leaders will supervise team members to ensure they are fully empowered to deliver their accountabilities. In addition to the WTL leader responsibilities they will spend up to 80% of their time working as part of the production line assembling products. Applications are invited from all levels of Manufacturer grade. It is expected that candidates would meet standard manufacturing level upon assessment. Candidates must be willing to progress to advanced manufacturer grade within 2 years of appointment. Principle Accountabilities: Accountabilities for manufacturing duties include: Assemble products on time and in line with quality standards. Operate machinery in accordance with standard operating procedures. Identify constraints in production flow and any line stoppages. In addition as a working team leader you will be accountable for the following: Plan and organise daily work schedules within area and team Contribute to continuous improvement and business improvement initiatives Lead and supervise the team Accountable to set work and supervise the team to ensure output targets are achieved o Organise and prepare overtime and holiday in conjunction with Deputy Operations Manager o Input to development review and training needs and plan to ensure cross training takes place within cell o Monitor performance, initiate investigations where needed to understand current situation o Understand and act as a role model for the people philosophy o Lead the daily team stand-ups, reporting on the status of units in production and flowing down day to day communications as necessary o Maintain team board including visual metrics, action plans and other relevant information o Promote and embed an improvement culture and share best practice with other team leaders Tackle issues blocking daily outputs o Lead efforts to resolve conflicts and problems within team and, if necessary, seek assistance from Deputy or Operations Managers Adhere to standard processes that support business requirements Accountable for the 5S standards and all HS&E tasks for their team area Personal Characteristics: Good influencing skills Good communication skills Good understanding of CI and 5S principles and their application Ability to deal with conflict Action oriented Manufacturing skills: Basic soldering, wire terminals and printed circuit board Brazing of main generator terminals Balancing of Rotor assemblies and some minor surface grind / milling capability Heat / Freeze operation for stator sink Hand and Machine winding Gold Soldering From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks and/or learn new skills which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and, where necessary, training will be given.
Displaying 6 jobs from Safran Power UK