Safran Electrical Engineer in CYPRESS, California

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.

Safran Cabin is the world’s leading supplier of cabin interiors for regional, narrow and wide-body, business and military aircraft.

The company's product range includes integrated cabin interiors, overhead bins, galleys, lavatories, crew rests and cargo containers.

Electrical Engineer:

Job Duties:

  • Apply basic aircraft wiring designs and practices while designing aircraft interior wiring systems.

  • Use specifications, customer specifications and engineering drawings while designing aircraft interior wiring systems.

  • Produce and release 3D models for electrical installation, detail parts and drawings maintaining data integrity according to the requirement.

  • Produce accurate drawings such as wiring diagrams, wire harnesses, electrical installations and meet drawing release dates.

  • Write test plans, reports and analysis such as; electrical load analysis, electromagnetic interference test plans and reports and passenger address system substantiations.

  • Check drawings and prepare engineering change notices (ECNs) as required to support manufacturing.

  • Develop quality designs, evaluating cost, safety, and manufacturing, within the time constraints of a project.

  • Prepare drawings, reports and other engineering data required for production, testing and qualification of designed equipment.

  • Act as shop liaison during initial production units to solve engineering problems encountered in production and support production personal with manufacturing electrical design.

  • Understand and apply aerospace/OEM standard practices in engineering drawings.

  • Examine suppliers lead times, cost, and availability for electrical components and parts.

  • Apply knowledge of the basic understanding of airworthiness requirements for passenger aircraft interiors.

  • Apply knowledge of basics understanding of electrical engineering, especially power systems.


  • Education: BS in Electrical Engineering is preferred or equivalent experience.

  • Experience: 3-5 years in aerospace environment preferred in aircraft interiors or systems. Aircraft Systems integration experience is a big plus.

  • Electrical harness routing using Catia V5

  • Experience in cable management EMI

  • Computer Skills: Familiar with Windows Operating System® and Office XP®, AutoCAD® latest revision, and CATIA V5 or equivalent 3D modeling system i.e. Solid Designer®

  • Other Skills: Detailed oriented and accurate is a must, understand regulatory requirements and customer specifications.

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