Safran Repair Process Technician in COLLEGE PARK, Georgia

Zodiac Aerospace Services Americas is an aftermarket organization supporting Repair, Customer Service Department & Spare Parts Distribution of Zodiac Group's aerospace companies. We are focused on customer support via strategically located FAA approved repair stations, and an Atlanta based central inventory. Zodiac Aerospace Services Americas is a Drug-Free Workplace employer - requires a drug/alcohol screening and a criminal background screening. Zodiac Aerospace Services Americas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

The Repair Process Technician is responsible for managing the qualification, maintenance and calibration of tools & test benches, managing the review and implementation of maintenance documentation, support the industrialization development for new repair capabilities in repair stations and continuous improvement (ergonomics, new specific tools…)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing the qualification, maintenance and calibration of tools & test benches

  • Qualification: identify, validate, approve, and release for service all new specific means necessary to repair equipment (tool, test bench, consumable…) according to the requirements of maintenance documentation. Perform test with Golden Unit, first calibration, correlation with technical specifications.

  • Maintenance: perform preventive and corrective maintenance of specific tool and test benches. Manage the calibration of all calibrated tools with external vendors.

  • Manage the training for technicians in coordination with the OEM for new test benches, specific tools and/or specific repair processes.

  • Justify and approve tooling equivalence as necessary.

  • Managing the review and implementation of maintenance documentation

  • Review the new release of maintenance documentation (CMM, SB, SiL, FP…), to list all technical changes – new means to purchase for the workshop, new repair process requiring training, new piece parts to purchase to perform modifications…

  • Update the documentation in workshop after the review, the procurements of means and inform the workshop about updates and new repair processes, perform briefing as necessary.

  • Collect documentation discrepancies in maintenance documentation and inform Tech Pub department. Follow up as necessary until completion of appropriate corrective action.

  • Support the industrialization developments for new repair capabilities in repair stations

  • Support the local industrialization developments, through the review of the maintenance

documentation, record and approval of the new specific means to set up in the workshop

  • Development of specific tools & test benches, continuous improvement (ergonomics, new specific Tools…), processes harmonization

  • Prepare and release mechanical, electrical and pneumatic drawings to design new specific tools in accordance with the OEM specifications to improve ergonomics and/or to reduce the time of some specific repair process

  • Define and write new repair documents, in coordination with the OEM to improve the reliability of specific repair processes

  • Implement all procedures written and approved at Group level concerning the management of tools, documentation review and repair instructions

MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN AND MATERIAL RESOURCES

(Depending on the position, mainly applicable to management staff)

  • Staff Management

  • N/A

  • Development of knowledges

  • Technical support

  • Qualification

  • Material management

  • Maintain tools in working condition

  • Security and environment

  • To be compliant and work in accordance with local security and environment rules

EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIP

  • In Zodiac Services

  • Project Manager

  • Repair Industrialization Engineer

  • Tech pubs writers

  • Quality supervisor

  • Maintenance technician

  • Repair center manager

  • Product support engineer

  • Out of Zodiac Services

  • Sub contractors

  • Suppliers

  • Zodiac Aerospace OEMs

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documentation, specifications, datasheets, technical drawing and blueprints.

  • Ability to write technical specifications, technical descriptions and instructions.

  • Can operate with great autonomy and little day to day oversight.

Education and/or Experience

  • Diploma in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or equivalent.

  • 5-10 year experience in Part 145 / MRO workshop highly recommended, repairing aeronautical equipment and/or related test means.

    Communication Skills

  • At ease communicating in English with personnel at all levels of management

  • Ability to respond to common technical inquiries or complaints from workshop personnel, Zodiac Services staff, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

  • Ability to effectively report and present information to management.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Incumbent in this position must occasionally squat, crawl, climb, crouch, kneel, balance and

  • push/pull and may be required to reach above shoulder level, must frequently bend/stoop. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs

  • Average visual acuity is required; must be able to use video display terminal, and color acuity is required. This job requires better than average manual dexterity; while performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Must be able to operate moving devises/tools and operate vehicles.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace Services Americas to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, 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

ID: ZSU - 14005

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, 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.