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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.
Job Title: Chief Financial Accountant Location: Pitstone Green, UK Main Responsibilities: Own Balance sheet and ensure accurate reporting and budgeting of Balance Sheet accounts. Drive processes and procedures, working with BD and manufacturing, to ensure sales are made appropriately and cash collected to achieve DSO. Manage the Accounts Receivable team. Review short term forecasting of cash requirements. Manage month end process for Financial Accounting, ensure all journals and group reporting requirements are posted promptly and timetable deadlines achieved. Provide input to Treasury for Cash forecasting and FX exposure and hedging. Liaise with FSS for Cash and Banking with a view to insourcing. Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are completed to an appropriate standard and promptly after close. Manage external audit process to ensure deadline and budget are achieved. Manage completion of Statutory Accounts under IFRS. Ensure all data provided to the tax advisors in a timely manner. Drive Transfer Pricing process throughout the year including any year end true ups. Ownership of the Chart of Accounts and review Security control of menu access subject to conflict of duties considerations. For balance sheet items, participate in Quarterly Reforecasts and Annual Plans including Strategic Plan, liaising with business to ensure accurate assumptions. Manage and Develop Direct Reports including junior staff as well as professionals. Delivery of policy deployment and cost containment metrics including understanding results and identifying opportunities for improvement including use of continuous improvement techniques 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 Skills and Experience required: Qualified CCAB Accountant with minimum 5-10 years PQE or QBE Experience of group reporting requirements and legal entity integrations Strong management skills Ability to work in a strong matrix environment Must be computer literate, advanced Excel, experience of SAP an advantage Good communication skills, both written and verbal, with Finance and Non-Finance people Must be able to work in a team environment, to learn quickly and to be proactive Has the ability to plan and prioritise tasks effectively to meet deadlines Implement and support continuous improvement within Finance and across the site Needs to be commercially aware with excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully, very bottom-line oriented and steadfastly pushes self and others for results Influencing others, predominantly through data and rational argument Comfortable presenting financial data to colleagues and auditors Ability to consider ways in which to make improvements on existing methods
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. Skills and Experience required: 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
Labinal Power Systems is a world leader in aerospace electrical power systems with a comprehensive product portfolio. Part of the Safran Group, Labinal Power Systems 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. At Labinal we are designing systems for aircraft of the future, providing actuator drive and power control electronics that help our customers surpass the performance standards of the best aircraft flying today. As a result of more new design wins we are seeking to further expand our electronics hardware design team. Applying industry leading design and management techniques, our group at Pitstone are creating outstanding aircraft electronics, bringing reliability, high performance, maintainability and enhanced fuel economy to our customers. We are looking for a Senior Specialist Engineer with significant experience of detailed design of high performance FPGA digital and interface hardware, together with the team working skills to interface effectively with other project staff and lead a work package. You should be willing to take on responsibility for carrying out all the tasks required to deliver a system or subsystem on time and to the required quality. Main Responsibilities: As well as your hardware knowledge, you'll bring sound EMC design skills and a good appreciation of the factors that need to be managed to deliver the size, weight and reliability goals our customers set. You should have good knowledge of modern SMT electronic components, an understanding of when custom components can be incorporated with advantage, and the ability to deploy appropriate software analysis tools as required. You should be prepared to deliver the documentation for professional or military systems that give customers and airworthiness authorities appropriate assurance that the design has been professionally executed and proven. As a senior member of the team we will expect you to bring tenacity, perseverance and sound problem solving abilities, together with a willingness to learn and deploy new techniques, as Safran continue to refine and improve the product development processes. You will be experienced at working with project managers with estimating work and then to follow through on programmes and ensure timely completion. You should be prepared to share your expertise and help more junior staff develop their skills. You can expect a dynamic environment, where process improvement is a way of life, and we constantly strive to do our work better than before, but also ensure that we take care of our people when a supportive employer is most valued. Skills and Experience required: - Basic Qualifications : Candidates will bring - Strong Hardware Electronic Engineering skills, especially in digital design and FPGA interfacing - A degree level or HND qualification in Engineering or equivalent experience - A proactive style, team spirit, high energy level, and positive outlook. - Demonstrable Time Management skills - Ability to multi task and cope with a degree of pressure in a professional - product development environment - One or more of the following will also be valued:- - Work experience in a similar or related industry - Knowledge of or experience with one or more of software tools: PSPICE (circuit Simulation), Saber (circuit simulation), Mathcad, Simulink, Matlab. - An understanding of electrical generator and brushless DC motor drive operation. -Understanding of design for EMC. - Knowledge of DO254 or related standards.
** Fixed Term Contract - 12 months ** At Labinal Power Systems we are designing systems for aircraft of the future, providing actuator drive and power control electronics that help our customers surpass the performance standards of the best aircraft flying today. As a result of more new business wins we are seeking to further expand our team. Applying industry leading design and management techniques, our group at Pitstone are creating outstanding aircraft electronics, bringing reliability, high performance, long term maintainability and enhanced fuel economy to our customers. We are looking for people who would like to work in a stimulating environment where good team working skills are valued. The successful candidates must possess one or more of the following essential skills: Strip & Build of Starters & Generator Balancing of Rotor assemblies Heat / Freeze operation for stator sink Experience of coil winding and rotor / stator assembly winding Electrical assembly and repair down to sub-assembly level Other essential requirements include: Knowledge of IPC solder standards Ability to diagnose and repair faults on customer products Ability to lift equipment/generators up to 25kg Ability to read Component Maintenance Manuals, Service Bulletins and related documentation Can self-inspect products using bench Electrical equipment & Mechanical equipment. Awareness of Quality Management System ISO 9001 / AS9100 Desirable requirements: Experience in any of the following processes: - Winding - Araldite / bonding / Spray painting - Varnish / impregnation Working Hours 08:00 to 16:45 Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 12:00 Friday From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks, which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and where necessary training will be given.
Purpose of the Role: The Aftermarket Logistics Manager is responsible for the warehousing and logistics services to both internal and external customers. The role will support the operational and financial plans required to support the Aftermarket growth ambitions. The role will also engage with key stakeholders to develop and implement plans to enhance capability and deliver operational excellence for the Aftermarket business. Principle Accountabilities: Management of the Aftermarket warehouses, ensuring service levels to all customers are achieved. Delivery of operational targets related to stock control and logistics processes Support the delivery of the monthly financial plan through effective logistics management Responsibility for ensuring a 3rd party logistics team operates in line with contractual requirements Manage material replenishment to our on-site repairs facility Act as the business focal for any customer issues related to shipments or returns Manage physical storage capacity in a 5S standard environment Management of military shipments in line with contractual requirements Liaise with the trade compliance function to resolve any export blocks Ensure compliance to customer source inspection requirements Manage the annual inventory count process and implement cycle counting Establish and ensure adherence to team key performance indicators Project management activity related to driving improvement through the Spares and Repairs logistics activities This should not be considered an exhaustive list of the duties of the position; it is meant to give a general description of what the main duties are, recognising that the successful job incumbent may be requested to fulfil assignments in other departments within the business, commensurate with the level of this role. Personal Characteristics: Ability to drive to achieve operational excellence and consistently meet sales and delivery goals Must be able to demonstrate a high level of self-motivation, with problem solving skills Excellent communication and presentation skills for effectively engaging team members and stakeholders. Previous experience of working within a Warehousing or Logistics function Experience of facilitating improvement events and utilization of improvement tools. Have a good understanding of manufacturing information systems Strong influencer with the ability to drive a step change in approach to Aftermarket logistics Ability to build strong relationships with both internal stakeholders and external customers 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.
Safran Power UK Ltd Job Vacancy Job Title: Aftermarket Quality Lead Grade: WG9 Location: Pitstone Reporting To: Purpose of the Role: This is a key role within the Aftermarket Operations function ensuring the integrity of all products sold as spares or repairs within the business. The role holder will have day to day responsibility for the execution of the Quality Assurance strategy within the Aftermarket function. The role holder will also act as a deputy to the Pitstone Operations Quality Manager. Principle Accountabilities: Quality Act as the business focus point for Spares & MRO Quality Assurance, including the US Spares warehouse. Ensure compliance to regulatory and customer requirements across the whole of Aftermarket Operations Support the daily operational requirements of the spares and repairs team including product release Manage the spares customer nil hour return process to the target 5 day turnaround time Lead the resolution of Aftermarket quality investigations and ensure sustainable solutions are deployed Establish and deploy a robust programme of process, system and product audits Drive improvements to Quality Assurance policies and processes across Aftermarket Operations Ensure product conformance at all times through the Concession/Permit/EOL process. Ensure compliance to customer source inspection requirements. Support customer meetings as the Lead Aftermarket Quality representative Deliver training to team members in all aspects of Quality Control, Assurance and Improvement as required This should not be considered an exhaustive list of the duties of the position; it is meant to give a general description of what the main duties are, recognising that the successful job incumbent may be requested to fulfil assignments in other departments within the business, commensurate with the level of this role. Personal Characteristics: Relevant Quality experience gained within an Engineering or Manufacturing Environment and proven knowledge of Quality processes Knowledge of regulatory approvals required for design, manufacture and MRO Proven leadership experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong customer focus Strong influencer with the ability to drive a step change in approach to quality assurance Ability to build strong relationships with both internal stakeholders and external customers Excellent communication and presentation skills for effectively engaging team members and stakeholders 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.
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. Role Summary: The role holder will develop an entity improvement strategy aligned to the corporate requirements and will lead and sponsor the initiatives to be implemented at Pitstone. The role holder will be required to work closely with all stakeholders including the site lead, Safran+ Director and Power Division VP. Main Activities: 1 To Lead the progress initiative To suggest and propose an improvement strategy for all the various areas and functions of the entity : To identify and quantify the entity performance, synergies and process maturity improvement opportunities, To identify action levers and associated risks, To enable and prepare project launching in direct relation with the strategic objectives, Insure that the project management guidelines are followed, To sponsor and empower the progress initiative mainly in: Supporting the operational management teams in building and leading their respective improvement plan, Validating the usage of external consulting when preparing launch of new projects (methodologies, resources, costs), Organizing the necessary benchmark in order to improve the global entity performance, Consolidating projects and improvement plans progress at entity level, Managing the project portfolio, setting the synthesis and developing the corresponding reporting in relation with the entity accounting office, Developing and highlighting the best practice sharing principles taking benefit of the on going improvement projects, Identifying and deploying standard tools, processes and practices (Lean-Sigma, etc ), Being the champion of the entity Lean Sigma organization and sponsor, coach all head of improvement projects. Support all improvement projects when validated, 2.Be the interface between the entity general management and the upper level of company Safran+ in leading the performance and progress initiatives, mostly through: Being the interface with the head of company progress initiative, Deploy and monitor the adherence to the Safran group progress initiative at the entity level, Being involved in searching transverse synergies at company and Safran group level, Representing the entity in the group progress initiative events or coordination committees, Insuring a good coordination of all the reporting regarding progress initiatives (scorecards, highlights, reviews) Basic Qualifications The role holder will demonstrate the following: Holds a Six Sigma Black Belt qualification A degree in a field allied to Engineering or Business Management or equivalent business experience Substantial knowledge of a range of CI tools and skills, including appropriate certifications used within aerospace or manufacturing environment Experience of executing change in a demanding aerospace or automotive manufacturing or engineering environment Demonstrated credibility and experience at board or executive leadership level Proven ability to influence at the most senior levels to implement CI throughout an organisation of more than 500 An understanding of the legal, compliance and business impacts of delivering CI into an organisation including risk mitigation. Understanding of risk and tolerances, experience of decision making during periods of ambiguity, superb business acumen. Experience of facilitation or delivery of CI training, documentation, best practices, communications and strategy. Able to establish appropriate goals, standards and business targets. Career progression and a commitment to your own personal development and to CI Ownership of the CI environment deploying learning, policies and business change. This Position will be based in Pitstone, Buckinghamshire. Closing date for applications: Thursday 4th September 2014
Purpose of the Role: The role provides support for technology issues, interfacing with vendor support and engineering teams where required. Key Accountabilities: - Manage licensing services for engineering applications. - Create and maintain help documentation for the user community as well as other support functions in IT/IS. - Work closely with the IT and IS teams with the overall goal of supporting the engineering tools in use by the organisation. - A Junior Database Developer to work on improving the current Access Database Applications within the organization The role will involve a mixture of support and development responsibilities: - The support queries that are received will involve development and enhancement and will not just focus on bug fixing and technical support issues. - Document all development products. - Create training materials. - Develop and maintain products in MS Office VBA. - Lead regular meetings with internal customers. Required Skills/Person Spec: - This role requires someone who has in depth Access and MSSQL Database development experience, ideally SQL Server 2012 (Express), which is currently being used on a migration project 2+ years of experience in Engineering or IT related to use and deployment of engineering tools. - Knowledge of Windows 7 administration - Knowledge or scripting (windows/UNIX) - Knowledge of CAD tool administration (I-DEAS, NX, Ansys, Cadence Allegro) - Knowledge of CAD data management systems (TDM, Teamcenter, Cimage, Doors) - Knowledge of FlexLM license service management - The candidate will be responsible for looking at the current SQL / Access systems in place and look towards more sophisticated and robust structures. For this to be done the candidate would have: SQL Server (2008 - 2012); Access Development; Some SSRS / SSIS skills; Front end development experience (C#.net / ASP.net / VB.net) would be useful. - In addition, this role requires some experience of the Microsoft office suite to include a reasonable knowledge and experience of Excel VBA. - Please note this is a MSSQL Database development & support role but Access experience is mandatory. - Development experience and/or a degree in software development - Strong interpersonal and communication skills - Methodical trouble shooting skills - Organized and possessing attention to detail - Team oriented - The ability to work on your own initiative and prioritise your workload effectively. - Excellent attention to detail - The desire to continuously develop new skills and to be self-motivated and proactive
*****6 Months Contract*********** Main Responsibilities: PROJECT 1 (upgrade to existing product) - ELoRA - DMC Calculation - Investigate for Backwards compatibility, potentially complete MTA for the current and previous products (high probability); so as to allow repairs to in-service products that can no longer be supported through SRA discard - Initiate the CMM production process and liaise with Tech Pubs - Develop Recommended Spares List PROJECT 2 (provide data for Customer LSAR) - Reformat existing deliverables into new format for delivery to Customer - Identify failure modes and allocate repair tasks to SRA (utilising a FMECA that is already complete) Skills and Experience required: Minimum of 5 years experience of ILS and LSA
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