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Engineering Technical Lead

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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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Job details

Main domain/Job field

Research, design and development - R&D Technical Direction

Job title

Engineering Technical Lead

Employment type


Professional category

Professional, Engineer & Manager

Part time / Full time


Number of hours per week


Job description

As part of the continuing growth of Safran Engineering Services UK we are looking to appoint our next Engineering Technical Lead, based near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire to support the development of an auxiliary power source for a combat aircraft.

We want to hear from you if you have proven mechanical engineering experience and are looking for your next challenging role, where you can make a difference, this excellent future career opportunity is available within the Safran Group.

Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Engineering Technical Lead will drive the deliverables of significant projects within a major strategic military programme. Accountable for the delivery of mechanical engineering technical solutions related to one/multiple systems/sub-systems, such as air-turbine motors, gear box, thermal battery, generator, and hydraulic systems.

Key responsibilities include:
Providing technical leadership and direction to the programme team.
Defining, delegating and reporting status of the technical progress on development of the sub-systems.
Participating in Design/Engineering Reviews throughout each milestone of the programme ensuring all customer requirements are consolidated and necessary follow up actions are taken.
Identifying technical project risks, mitigation actions and contingency plans.
Maintaining the engineering quality and integrity of the technical deliverables.
Leading and managing the technical engineering input required for design and programme reviews.
Leading design to cost and manufacturing objectives.
Establishing and maintaining engineering metrics to produce engineering deliverables, on time, on quality aligned with technical requirements.
Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers.

Travel specifictity

Occasional travel may be required

Candidate skills & requirements

Engineering degree or HND equivalent in a mechanical engineering field and proven related mechanical engineering experience.
Significant experience leading a technical product development from customer requirements to start of production.
Customer facing experience
Experience of monitoring and delivering a technical project plan.
Proven mechanical engineering capability and experience to create effective engineering solutions.
A working knowledge of manufacturing systems and sub systems integration and assembly.

Job location

Job location

Europe, UK, England, South East

City (-ies)

Aylesbury, Bucks