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Senior Design Engineer

Safran Logo

38219 - 43500 GBP ANNUAL


Paris, France

Olivier Andriès

$10+ billion (USD)

Company - Public


Published 321 days ago

Job description

Job Title Senior Design Engineer
Location Gloucester, UK

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 of 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?
Working in the Design & Analysis Department, reporting to an Engineering Group Leader, you will work autonomously on landing gear design & design support solutions to meet agreed timelines for engineering design deliverables.

Responsibilities include:
  • Detail design of landing gear throughout the whole
life cycle of our landing gear programmes
  • Use of 3D Modelling, 2D drafting, data management
  • Liaising with internal/external customers to establish
  • Participate in design reviews and present information
as required
  • Designing to meet exacting customer requirements
whilst complying with industry standards, regulations
& qualification requirements
  • Making technical presentations to customers as
  • Interfacing with other engineering functions,
programme management, manufacturing and
colleagues at other SLS sites
  • Liaise with external suppliers, customers, airframers,
regulatory bodies and other industrial organisations
as required Travel specificity.

Complementary description

What we will give you?
  • Hybrid/Flexible working hours with an early finish on
a Friday (4.5 day working week)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays, & the option to
buy/sell annual leave
  • Annual bonus
  • Shares scheme
  • Pension scheme (up to 8% match)
  • Onsite parking, including EV chargers, subsidised
restaurant, Costa, 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 clubs

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

Job requirements

What do you need from me?
You will require a minimum HNC/Degree (or equivalent) and necessary engineering experience to be successful in the role.
  • Experienced user of Catia V5
  • Experienced GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning &
Tolerancing) user
  • Good knowledge of landing gear design and
manufacturing processes
  • Good knowledge of aerospace material properties
  • Experience of working to regulatory requirements
  • Ability to work effectively within an integrated project

What's my next step?
Please apply by uploading a CV and cover letter, 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


Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defence and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 83,000 employees and sales of 19 billion euros in 2022 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.

Safran ranks among Forbes magazine's Top 30 best employers in the world.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 20 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft.

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