Graduate Opportunity

Quality Assurance Engineering Graduate


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Imagine working for one of the world’s top innovators, a number one in everything from jet engines, landing systems, helicopter flight controls to optronic systems and nacelles.

Imagine the level of engineering expertise you would be surrounded by. Imagine the kind of ground-breaking developments you could be involved in.

Imagine what it would be like not just to build a career with that organisation, but to have the opportunity to shape and influence where it goes next.

Join the Safran UK Graduate Scheme and you don’t have to imagine, the reality will begin.

About Safran:

Safran is a leading international high-technology group with two core businesses; aerospace and defence. Safran operates worldwide, employing over 91,000 people in 60 countries and in the UK, Safran offers many opportunities within aerospace for the design, production and maintenance of aircraft landing gear, electrical systems and engine nacelles. The company plays a significant part in the country’s manufacturing output in this sector. The global dimension of the Group allows it to build commercial and industrial relationships with the world’s largest prime contractors and operators. It’s international development strategy reflects it’s commitment to delivering fast, local service to customers around the world.

In the UK, Safran has been a key part of the country’s aerospace industries for over 80 years, providing key products and services, and contributing to solutions for the future requirements for these sectors. With close to 5,000 people employed in 8 businesses throughout the UK, Safran supports prestigious customers, both in the UK and worldwide, including government agencies and major prime contractors.

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About Safran’s UK Graduate Programme

As a multinational corporation going from strength to strength, Safran has made people development a top priority across our wide range of business sectors.

To develop high performance, safer, and more environmentally-friendly technology solutions, Safran is constantly on the lookout for the best talent. Our people are our most valued asset. We invest in the continued development of their skills and expertise throughout their career, providing exciting opportunities through proactive mobility and career development.

Working for Safran means contributing to a culture of ongoing innovation and enjoying a unique and fulfilling experience day after day. From your first day with Safran you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities lasting between 3 and 6 months. This is combined with a specific training plan coordinated by Safran University.


  • 2:1 Degree, preferably Quality Management.

The two year Quality Assurance Engineering programme will ensure you have regular interface with customers and colleagues on quality and regulatory matters. You will encounter a number of placements that will enable you to develop and implement quality improvement plans to support business deliverables.

The programme will encourage you to develop solid problem solving, diagnostic and analytical skills and become a key member of the team who can drive a proactive quality mind-set. This role will suit Graduates who are detail orientated, enjoy working with a variety of stakeholders and enjoy the challenge of problem solving.


Along with an attractive salary, we will also fully support you in a choice of professional studies to complement your ambition. It does not stop there, as a graduate, you will also benefit from:

  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Health Scheme
  • Share Scheme
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Previous Graduates available as ‘buddy’s’
  • Accredited Mechanical Engineering Mentorship Scheme, if applicable.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Multiple UK Locations

Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Automotive
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Project Management
  • Software

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