EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): France, Mexico, UK


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30.3 - Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery
Number Employed: 70000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-02-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-02-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2016
Planned Job Creation: 5500

Additional Information

The international high-technology group Safran, specialised in aerospace, defense and security, announced its intention to recruit 5,500 employees worldwide (including 2,000 in France) by 2016. Safran will recruit 900 engineers and qualified workers and technicians to keep up with its production increase of civil aircraft motors.  

According to Jean-Luc Bérard, the HR Director of Safran, the group has recruited 7700 employees worldwide in 2015 for a net job creation of 1,000 taking into account natural departures and departures to retirement. In 2013, the ERM has reported 6,000 job creations worldwide. 

Safran employs 70,000 people worldwide.