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Plater X2

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General 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 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

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 Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft that operate around 70,000 landings daily.  



Position description

Main domain/Job field

Production - Manufacture engineering/ assembly/ repair

Job title

Plater X2

Employment type


Professional category

Employees / Staff

Part time / Full time


Job description

The role of a Plater is to assist the plating department in the preparation, pre-treatment and plating of aircraft components to CMM repairs and specifications.
• Candidates will have a good knowledge of electrical circuitry and Surface Finishing Techniques Experience in one or more of the following plating finishing techniques - Chromium, Nickel or Cadmium
• Ability to prepare and mask up components during the pre-plating process
• Ability to set up tooling, fixtures and assist in new tooling design
• Experience of pre-treatments depending upon the material substrate
• Ability to use a wide and varied range of precision measuring equipment
• Ability to read component maintenance manuals, complex drawings and engineering layout information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to complete repairs of parts within specified dimensions and tolerances
• Good problem solving skills to diagnose vat, electrical or tooling malfunctions and to determine need for adjustment or repairs
• Experience with COSHH and safe use of chemicals

Additional description

Policy deployment targets
Average hours by product type
Continuous improvement ideas

Travel specifictity


Candidate skills & requirements

• An Engineering/Plating Apprenticeship or equivalent ideally gained in the aerospace or automotive sectors
• IMF Foundation / Technician Qualification or equivalent
• High attention to detail with strong quality awareness
• Excellent communication skills
• Good computer skills
• Good mathematical skills
• Team working ethics
• Self-managing and reliable
• Good problem solving skills
• Flexibility
• Must be willing to train and take on board new skills
• An understanding of Lean Sigma disciplines and 5s principles
• Involvement in continuous improvement activities to reduce shop processing times and manufacturing hours
• You will be required to work shift rotations comprising of Days, Lates, Nights and when required Weekends
5 week holiday entitlement
4.5 day working week (role dependant)
Option to buy and sell annual leave
Pension scheme
Healthcare scheme
Company sick pay
Profit sharing
Annual bonus
Shift allowance
Free car park
On site catering facilities
Cycle to work scheme
Employee assistance programme
Study assistance

Position localisation

Job location

Europe, UK, England, South West

City (-ies)

Gloucester (MRO)