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Safran Maintenance Technician in Gloucester, United Kingdom

Maintenance Technician

Company : Safran Landing Systems

Job field : Means and equipment maintenance

Location : Gloucester , England , United Kingdom

Contract type : Permanent

Contract duration : Full-time

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Job Description

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems and is at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations. We design, test, manufacture and assemble landing gear used on commercial aircraft including Airbus and Boeing, and UK military aircraft such as the Eurofighter Typhoon. Gloucester is home to the UK division and has been a leader of cutting edge landing gear technology for over 90 years, since the innovative designs of Sir George Dowty. YOU can be a part of our legacy…

What will I be doing?

You will be part of a diverse multi skilled process and assemble maintenance team, working on equipment used in surface finish, heat treatment, Non Destructive Testing (NDT), paint & OE Assembly by an international leading company.

This role involves being responsible for the safe up keep and reliability of production assets used in the manufacturing of aircraft parts. Your responsibilities will include:

• Carrying out reactive and preventative maintenance.

• Interoperation of engineering drawings to fault find & identify spare parts required.

• Documenting & Prioritising work through a CMMS.

• Operate within all HS&E standards and Policies

Job Requirements

What do you need from me?


• Must be able to read mechanical drawings including assembly and schematics.

• Ability to work as part of a team and work independently.

• Ability to demonstrate fault finding skills/abilities.

• Fabrication and fitting skills (Core bench-fitting skills necessary).

• Experience using a CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System).

• Be able to work safely and adhere to HS&E standards and policies.


• Time served engineering maintenance apprenticeship (NVQ Level 3)

• Suitable experience working with furnaces, NDT equipment or surface finish equipment

• Electrical experience/qualification.

• HNC in mechanical engineering.

• Knowledge of lean, 5s & 6 sigma methodologies.

What we will give you?

• Hybrid/Flexible working hours with an early finish on a Friday (4.5 day working week)

• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave

• Annual bonus & Share scheme options

• Pension scheme (up to 8% match) and life assurance (4x salary)

• Onsite parking, including EV chargers, subsidised restaurant, bicycle storage and shower/changing facilities

• Our Benefits Portal offers a number of schemes including: cycle to work, technology & retail savings, access to healthcare & wellbeing services, discounted gym memberships and more!

• Global and local career progression opportunities and training & development programmes

• STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all

• Social events throughout the year, and access to Dowty Sports and Social clubs7

Why us?

Safran was ranked globally as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Our employees are at the heart of our success and we work together towards Four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:

• We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business

• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future

• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate

• We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues

What's my next step?

Please apply by uploading a CV, and if your experience matches what we're looking for, one of our recruitment team will give you a call

Diversity & Inclusion

We want Safran Landing Systems to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Landing Systems an inclusive place to work.

‘Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which may include a criminal record check'

Specificity of the job


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Cheltenham Road EastGL2 9QH


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Safran is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.