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Aftermarket BOM Cost Controller

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Job description

Aftermarket BOM Cost Controller

Company : Safran Seats

Job field : Sales & Marketing

Location : Cwmbran , Wales , United Kingdom

Contract type : Fixed Term contract

Contract duration : Full-time

# 2024-141159

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Job Description

Are you interested in working at the business end of Aerospace, where airline brand meets innovative passenger experience? Then your next opportunity could be with Safran Seats, an industry award winning, premium designer and manufacturer of First and Business Class seating and technology. Our passenger experience prides itself on innovation, customization, quality and industrial design.

At Safran Seats, we are unique within aerospace, as we interface with both the world's biggest airlines and airframers alike, with the largest seats portfolio of all seats suppliers. One day you could be liaising with one of the world's largest airframers, and the next, some of the biggest airline brands around the world!

In the UK, Safran Seats specialises solely in the First Class and Business Class seating markets for wide body aircraft, with industrial and engineering teams in Cwmbran and Newport, Wales and Brackley, England.

The purpose of this role is to create and maintain cost price files to support the Aftermarket Business and upload of accurate master data into M3.

Key Responsibilities will include:

Collate all necessary documentation and upload cost prices on ERP system

Construct cost prices for the recommended spares parts list (RSPL) for aircraft entry into service

Use in house systems to produce robust cost files for aftermarket manufactured parts.

To upload all data defined in M3 per aftermarket requirements and ensure data integrity

Extract and analyse bills of materials (BOMs) verify and check routings.

Co-ordinate and action activities to maintain data housekeeping

Confirm treatment costs and availability of tooling.

Liaise with the Engineering team to ensure good housekeeping of BOM's and routes.

Raise internal RFQ's to obtain valid cost prices for purchased parts via the Strategic Purchasing team.

Identify risk elements i.e. signal codes, tooling costs etc. to minimise the business risk.

Liaise with the relevant departments to obtain information for accurate costings.

Analyse the make versus buy option to maximise in house production capabilities.

Liaise and support the Aftermarket pricing and operations teams

Liaise with all relevant departments in order to support the Aftermarket Segment.

Support and participate in any relevant project workshops

Provide coaching and support to members of the team as required

Flexibility to work between sites

KPI follow up and performance improvement

Complementary Description

Our in-house design studio co-creates the most innovative experiences in the sky with our airline customers and partners. Our dedicated engineering, production and in-service support facilities are integral to delivering a high-end quality product that we keep flying throughout the life of programme. We are fully supported by a wide team of support functions, from HR to Finance, to Business Development and Planning and Logistics, our team is built to give Safran Seats an end-to-end capability in house in the UK.

We focus on:

Our people

These are our four People Fundamentals that underpin everything we do at Safran:

• We believe in and fostering the conditions for diversity and inclusion to thrive

• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future

• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate

• We encourage collaboration and mutual support between you and your colleagues

So you'll be supported every step of the way!


Our people are at the heart of our success, as we work together to achieve our mission: contributing to a safer and more sustainable aviation. We are tackling the biggest challenges in aerospace, with a commitment to work to decarbonise the industry by 2050.

Global Mobility

As part of the Safran Group, across our businesses we are market leaders in aerospace, defence and space; there is always potential for future mobility in the UK and internationally.

Job Requirements

Candidate skills:

Level 3 qualifications (NVQ / BTEC, National certificate / Diploma), OR suitable depth of experience acquired by working in a Sales/Aftermarket related role.

Good understanding of costing process

Previous experience in a commercial Aftermarket position

Ability to read and understand technical drawings

Experience of the Aircraft Seating Industry

Strong estimating capability

Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise

Analytical Skills

Strong communication skills

Good team working skills

Familiarity with ERP

Competent user of Microsoft office applications

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to hear from you!

Our employees are at the heart of our success, as we work together for our sustainable future. There are four People Fundamentals that underpin life at Safran:

• We believe in and promote diversity and inclusion as key values across our business

• We develop our colleagues skills and build opportunities so you can shape our future

• We create a trustworthy work place to support you, as you dare to act and innovate

• We encourage collaboration and mutual support for you and your colleagues

As a valued member of our team, these are just a few of the benefits you'll receive:

• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays

• Benefits Programme, with a number of schemes such as cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts and access to private healthcare

• Career Progressions opportunities such as company sponsorship and further training courses

• Family friendly policies including maternity, paternity, adoptive parents, shared parental leave, parental leave and flexible working

• Equality & Diversity initiatives with internal groups for workplace engagement and involvement

• STEM engagement with schools, colleges and universities and Charitable activities for all

Please apply and submit your CV today! Once your CV has been reviewed, we will contact you with the next stages.

We want Safran Seats to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Safran Seats an inclusive place to work.

Specificity of the job


Locate your future workplace

Llantarnam Industrial Park, LlantarnamNP44 3HQ


Wales United Kingdom

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Safran is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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