Safran Technical Writer in BREA, California

Zodiac Aerospace is a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial, regional and business aircraft and for helicopters and spacecraft. It develops and manufactures state-of-the-art solutions to improve comfort and facilities on board aircraft and high-technology systems to increase aircraft performance and flight safety. Zodiac Aerospace, a Safran* company since February 2018, has 32,500 employees worldwide and generated revenue of 5.1billion euros for its fiscal year ended August 31, 2017. Zodiac Aerospace is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange.

  • 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. Together with Zodiac Aerospace, Safran has more than 91,000 employees and would have around EUR 21 billion in adjusted revenue (pro forma 2016).

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.

For more information: www.safran-group.com at http://www.safran-group.com/ and www.zodiacaerospace.com at http://www.zodiacaerospace.com/ / Follow @Safran and @ZodiacAerospace on Twitter

Zodiac Inflight Innovations is a subsidiary of Zodiac Aerospace who develops in-flight entertainment systems and connectivity systems for the airline industry worldwide. Zodiac Inflight Innovations has been leading the way with cutting-edge systems such as Rave that have been providing passenger and flight crew satisfaction for more than 16 years.

Job Summary:

The Technical Writer is responsible for managing maintenance documentation tasks, projects and assigned staff. Will maintain Component Maintenance Manuals, Overhaul Manuals, Service Bulletins, Service Letters, and other various ATA compliant documents used in commercial aviation maintenance. May also review existing material and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, methods or reproduction.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produce printed technical training materials, documents and publications

  • Author and revise documentation such as Component Maintenance Manuals, Service Bulletins and Service Letters while complying with ATA iSpec2200 specifications

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, test reports, and vendor data for inclusion in technical manuals

  • Evaluate product publication needs, cost and time estimates for delivery and reviews proofs of material to ensure quality control

  • Communicate with appropriate internal groups and subject matter experts to ensure content is accurate and meets requirements of the product or program specifications

  • May supervise subordinates and personnel assigned to technical documentation efforts

  • May develop and write engineering and regulatory documents, training manuals, presentation data and other technical publications

  • Prepare written material for publication by reviewing copy to detect errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar and syntax, in addition to verifying facts

  • Coordinate the distribution published materials

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field

  • 3-6 years of experience working in a similar role

  • Basic knowledge of ATA iSpec2200 and S1000D standards

  • Specifically CMM, AMM, SB, SIL and other related documents

Soft Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills

  • Team player and independent contributor

  • Must be proactive, meticulous, organized, and detail oriented

  • Ability to efficiently resolve problems

  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction

  • Ability to use discretion and independent judgment when making decisions on behalf of the company

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I hereby certify that the facts set forth in the above employment application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and authorize Zodiac Inflight Innovations to verify their accuracy and to obtain reference information on my work performance.

I understand that employment and continued employment is conditioned upon verification of all information contained in this application or other pre-employment questionnaires or interviews, including but not limited to, verification of ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation and of applicable lawful age and legal right to work in the United States as provided under applicable law. I agree to furnish such additional information and complete any examinations as may be required to complete my employment file and to verify the information contained therein. Subject to applicable law; such examinations may include urinalysis and/or other testing to determine the presence of illegal substances within the body.

I understand and agree that any false, misleading, or incomplete information given in my application, interview(s), or other pre-employment questionnaires and procedures, regardless of when discovered by Zodiac Inflight Innovations will be sufficient basis for my disqualification for employment or, if already employed by Zodiac Inflight Innovations, the termination of my employment. I agree that Zodiac Inflight Innovations shall not be liable in any respect if I am not hired or if my employment is terminated as a result of providing false, misleading or incomplete information.

I understand that should an employment offer be extended to me and accepted that I will fully adhere to the policies, rules and regulations of employment at Zodiac Inflight Innovations. However, I further understand that neither the policies, rules, regulations of employment or anything said during the interview process shall be deemed to constitute the terms of an implied employment contract. I understand that any employment offered is for an indefinite duration and at will and that either I or Zodiac Inflight Innovations may terminate my employment at any time with or without notice or cause.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

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