Design Engineer - New Product Introduction - South Wales

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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.   



Position description

Main domain/Job field

Research, design and development - Passenger and Crew Experience

Job title

Design Engineer - New Product Introduction - South Wales

Employment type


Professional category

Professional, Engineer & Manager

Part time / Full time


Number of hours per week


Job description

Safran Engineering Services UK Limited have a further need to strengthen its team further by appointing more enthusiastic Design Engineers (CATIA 5) to join our team.
We need Engineers able to demonstrate initiative and problem solving skills to join us .

If you have experience of working on Aerospace Cabin Interiors design - in particular galleys and business class seats, we would love to hear from you!

The role will require you to have excellent experience of aerospace composite (honeycomb) / metallic materials and manufacturing processes, Product Lifecycle Management (PDM)

Additional description

What can we offer you?
A competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, excellent training and development, opportunities for career progression within the wider Safran Group, including international mobility. Share purchase scheme, cycle to work scheme, contributory pension scheme and much more.

Travel specifictity


Candidate skills & requirements

You should be educated to Degree level or equivalent, MSc preferred, with a minimum of 4 years experience in design of composite and metallic components, possess excellent
Excellent knowledge of computerized design and analysis methods (CATIA V5)
Experience with GD&T, (tolerance stack up)
Good experience of aerospace Composite (honeycomb) /Metallic materials and manufacturing processes
Knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PDM)Customer focused/Ability to establish credibility with internal and external customers
Understanding of stress principles
Good English verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively within an integrated project team

Position localisation

Job location

Europe, UK, Wales

City (-ies)