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VIE - Technology Research Engineer H/F H/F

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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 Seats is a world leader in aircraft passenger and crew seats. One million seats made by the company are now in service worldwide.   

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Main domain/Job field

Research, design and development - Passenger and Crew Experience

Job title

VIE - Technology Research Engineer H/F H/F

Employment type


Contract period

12 months

Professional category


Part time / Full time


Job description

• Undertake innovative technical research activities in product design, testing and integration, focused on developing high end seating products.
• Support the research activity of Universities and other Technology Partners.
• Support, collaborate and drive R&T initiatives/projects as part of a global R&D team.
• Co-ordinate the release of data to support technology implementation at project launch.
• Analyse and interpret the results of own research, generate conclusions and make necessary recommendations.
• Scout for and identify emerging technologies and their potential.
• Arrange and analyse technology trends and complete Technology Readiness Level assessments.
• Supervise and support temporary R&T staff such as University Interns and Graduate Engineers.
• Promote Engineering capabilities through publications in International journals.
• Attend conferences and exhibitions to collect and assess technical information.
• Liaise with both internal and external customers.
• Generate and protect company intellectual property.

Additional description

The responsibilities and accountabilities highlighted in this Job Description are indicative and may vary over time. Job holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the role.

Candidate skills & requirements

Be qualified to Honours Degree or equivalent level in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Aerospace Engineering or Materials Science; Master's Degree preferred.

- Have experience in a Research & Development field within engineering, ideally a track record of technical research in the relevant fields.

- Have strong analytical and problem solving skills with a pragmatic hands on approach, including the use of appropriate data handling software.

- Have strong analytical and problem solving skills with a pragmatic hands on approach, including the use of appropriate data handling software.

Job location

Job location

Europe, UK, Wales

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Applicant criteria

Minimum education level achieved

Master Degree

Minimum experience level required

First experience

Additional Languages preferred

English (Bilingual)