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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets.

Cheltenham Road
Gloucester, GL2 9QH

Overview and opportunities

The world's oldest aircraft engine manufacturer, Safran has gradually been built by consolidating prestigious aerospace, defense and security companies

Safran has a global presence, with more than 58,000 employees worldwide, and logged sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017. Comprising a number of companies, Safran holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its markets. Safran undertakes extensive Research & Development programs to keep pace with its fast-evolving markets, including expenditures of 1.4 billion euros in 2017.

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 €21 billion in adjusted revenue (pro forma 2016).

We deploy production plants, research facilities, service centres and sales offices worldwide as part of a global industrial strategy that underpins our performance. We are committed to providing responsive local solutions and winning new markets.

Safran applies an ambitious quality policy to ensure total customer satisfaction by deliveringoutstanding products and services. Reflecting this policy, Safran is recognized as a partner of choice by all customers.

Quality underpins our expertise. A company that designs critical products for the demanding aerospace, defense and security markets must absolutely deliver outstanding quality to all of its customers. Safran's quality policy is deployed across all of our companies worldwide, within the scope of a dynamic innovation and continuous improvement approach.



Classification / Attributes

  • Roles: Engineering, Business, Maintenance, Specialist Areas, Operations
  • Entry routes: Graduate Scheme, Experienced Hire, School Leavers, Direct Entry, Apprenticeships, Industrial Placements
  • Size: Large
  • Areas: South East, South West, Midlands, Wales, Europe


  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Design engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Research & Development
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Quality Engineer
  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Military aircraft