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Quality Lab Technician


Safran USA/Canada
Location: Kentucky, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Quality Control & Assurance
Category: Auditor
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Entity

Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters. Safran is also features at the top of the "Happy at Work" ranking compiled by the website meilleures-entreprises.com, as one of the most popular companies for young engineers* and in the LinkedIn Top Attractors in France.

*Universum and Trendence surveys

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Its expertise encompasses the entire life cycle of its products, from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul. Safran Landing Systems is a partner to 30 airframers working in the fields of civil, regional, business and military transport. Safran Landing Systems provides support for 27,000 aircraft making over 54,000 landings every day. Safran Landing Systems has a staff of more than 7,200 in Europe, North America and Asia.

Reference number

2017-58785

Job details

Main domain/Job field

Support functions - Quality

Job title

Quality Lab Technician

Employment type

Regular Full time

Professional category

Technician

Part time / Full time

Full-time

Job description

• Ensure the reliability of the manufacturing process by performing material testing, chemical analysis, and inspection instructions to validate production processes and materials at each stage of manufacturing
• Ensure lab equipment is in working condition through calibration and maintenance
• Identify areas of improvements for test methods and inspection
• Prepare topics for Material Review Board meetings and assist in identifying the root cause of non-conformance
• Test incoming raw material to ensure it meets specifications
• Maintain statistics on test results
• Maintain proper inventory of lab consumables
• Perform other related duties as required

Additional description

• Experience with mechanical testing procedures for materials analysis
• Experience with basic wet chemistry test procedures, including titrations
• Experience with optical microscopy to analyze physical characteristics of materials
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to deal tactfully and confidently with internal departments and external customers
• Broad and well-developed communication skills, both written (emphasis on technical writing) and verbal
• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and Minitab or other statistical software
• The ability to excel in a team oriented, problem-solving environment

Travel specifictity

Minimal Travel - (0-2 trips per year)

Candidate skills & requirements

• Associate's degree, trade or technical education in a directly related field
• Bachelors degree in technical field preferred (chemistry, engineering, etc.)
• Recent graduates encouraged to apply

Job location

Job location

North America, United States, Kentucky, Walton

City (-ies)

Walton

Candidate criteria

Minimum education level achieved

College/ Technical Diploma/ Associates Degree

Minimum experience level required

First experience
General information

Entity

Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters. Safran is also features at the top of the "Happy at Work" ranking compiled by the website meilleures-entreprises.com, as one of the most popular companies for young engineers* and in the LinkedIn Top Attractors in France.

*Universum and Trendence surveys

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Its expertise encompasses the entire life cycle of its products, from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul. Safran Landing Systems is a partner to 30 airframers working in the fields of civil, regional, business and military transport. Safran Landing Systems provides support for 27,000 aircraft making over 54,000 landings every day. Safran Landing Systems has a staff of more than 7,200 in Europe, North America and Asia.

Reference number

2017-58785

Job details

Main domain/Job field

Support functions - Quality

Job title

Quality Lab Technician

Employment type

Regular Full time

Professional category

Technician

Part time / Full time

Full-time

Job description

• Ensure the reliability of the manufacturing process by performing material testing, chemical analysis, and inspection instructions to validate production processes and materials at each stage of manufacturing
• Ensure lab equipment is in working condition through calibration and maintenance
• Identify areas of improvements for test methods and inspection
• Prepare topics for Material Review Board meetings and assist in identifying the root cause of non-conformance
• Test incoming raw material to ensure it meets specifications
• Maintain statistics on test results
• Maintain proper inventory of lab consumables
• Perform other related duties as required

Additional description

• Experience with mechanical testing procedures for materials analysis
• Experience with basic wet chemistry test procedures, including titrations
• Experience with optical microscopy to analyze physical characteristics of materials
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to deal tactfully and confidently with internal departments and external customers
• Broad and well-developed communication skills, both written (emphasis on technical writing) and verbal
• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and Minitab or other statistical software
• The ability to excel in a team oriented, problem-solving environment

Travel specifictity

Minimal Travel - (0-2 trips per year)

Candidate skills & requirements

• Associate's degree, trade or technical education in a directly related field
• Bachelors degree in technical field preferred (chemistry, engineering, etc.)
• Recent graduates encouraged to apply

Job location

Job location

North America, United States, Kentucky, Walton

City (-ies)

Walton

Candidate criteria

Minimum education level achieved

College/ Technical Diploma/ Associates Degree

Minimum experience level required

First experience
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