Assembly Team Leader
Messier-Bugatti-Dowty
Gloucester , Great Britain
5d ago

Job description

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. As a partner to 30 airframers working in the fields of commercial, regional, business and military transport, the company provides support to 27,000 aircraft completing more than 54,000 landings a day.

Here on our Landing Systems Gloucester site, we are pleased to be recruiting for a challenging and exciting opportunity to join our OE Assembly department a Team Leader.

This role will report to an Assembly Flow Line Manager.

The OE assembly department is responsible for the planning, assembly and execution of all OE programs for the Gloucester site in order to meet both known and anticipated customer requirements.

  • As an OE Assembly Team Leader, you will provide guidance, instruction, direction and leadership to your team of Assembly Fitters to ensure that the production of landing gear is delivered to customers on time, on quality and on cost, ensuring HSE standards are adhered to at all times.
  • You will effectively organise, delegate, manage and performance monitor all Fitters and ensure the smooth running of your designated zone within company standards and expectations.
  • You will co-ordinate and prioritise the activities of the support functions (Quality, Assembly Methods, Assembly Planner, Cell Technician) in order to meet your objectives.
  • Job requirements

    With an engineering apprenticeship or relevant experience working in a production environment, you consider yourself to be a team player with excellent communications skills.

    You are comfortable and confident passing information through to your team or, up through the management structure. Hardworking and enthusiastic, you are passionate about business improvement and would take an active role in the evolution of the assembly line.

  • We would also look for you to demonstrate;
  • Experience of leading a team / management would be highly advantageous
  • Knowledge of manufacturing principles including methods, processes, production control, plant and tooling expertise based on a lean approach
  • Knowledge of; MRP principles, Quality Management processes and principles and; health, safety and environmental processes and procedures
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which will include a criminal record check.

    Are you interested? We would be delighted to hear from you. Please click apply and submit a CV and we'll be in touch.

    Specificity of the job

    Occasional to other SAFRAN sites

    Company 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 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 Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. As a partner to 30 airframers working in the fields of commercial, regional, business and military transport, the company provides support to 27,000 aircraft completing more than 54,000 landings a day.

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