Working for Safran Landing Systems in Kentucky

Safran Landing Systems' Kentucky plant is located in Walton, Kentucky.

The state-of-the-art production complex started operations in December 1999 and has had four major expansions since.  Here, Safran Landing Systems continues to grow and expand and repeatedly meets the demands of the ever-changing aerospace environment.

Realizing our vision to consolidate our position as a world leader in aircraft landing systems and on-ground movement is dependent on the contribution of every employee.  The Safran Landing Systems management philosophy is based on the organization as a whole.  Every individual helps us achieve our vision by demonstrating our values in our daily work.

Safran Landing Systems, a company that does not discriminate.


Equal Opportunity Employer

We are 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. Every employee is responsible for helping prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Pay Transparency Policy Statement Nondiscrimination Provision

"The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information."

Safran Landing Systems Kentucky  is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

If you possess a passion for excellence, appropriate experience, a global mindset, plus an appreciation of high technology manufacturing and you would like to maximize your potential, we want you. Click here to see our job offers.

Let your career take off with Safran Landing Systems and become part of our team today!

Safran Landing Systems offers a wide range of benefits as well as a supportive work environment. Check them out below.

Contact :

Safran Landing Systems
One Carbon Way
Walton, Kentucky 41094 USA


Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Safran Landing Systems offers a third party, confidential Employee Assistance Program that provides employees and their families access to professional advise/counsel on topics such as substance abuse, legal concerns, depression, debt management, nutrition etc.


Health Benefits

Our comprehensive benefit package includes dental, health, life, disability, health savings and vision insurance. As well as a set amount of paid sick time off (no less than 2 weeks/year).



We observe 11 paid company holidays annually.  Production employees who work on a designated company holiday will receive 2 ½ times their rate of pay.



The Company provides no less than 2 weeks/year of paid vacation time, with increases to time off given at set anniversary dates


Company share purchase plan

Opportunity to purchase Company shares on a quarterly basis. Safran Landing Systems will match employee share purchases with a 60% top up (limit of 2,000 Euros/annum).



The Company provides free parking facilities for all employees.



The Company offers a number of other benefits including onsite fitness center, discounts to various local entertainment/services, 401k match program, tuition assistance, wellness program as well as providing Company uniforms.


Work/life balance

Safran Landing Systems is a socially responsible company that supports employee contributions to the community:

  • Paid time for community service/volunteer activities
  • Employee/family events such as summer outings, holiday parties, and open house events


Investment in our employees

We provide the opportunity to discover your talents, develop new skills and advance your career in the Company through the following opportunities:

  • partnerships with local universities and colleges for Co-op, internship, apprenticeship placements and career/job fairs
  • internal Promotions
  • lean-sigma, management Belt, Black Belt and Green Belt training
  • development and international mobility opportunities
  • leadership development program
  • employee Personal Development Review (PDR)
  • Safran Corporate University
  • education assistance and job related training programs funded 100%
  • in-house training programs
  • employee referral bonus


Workplace and values

Safran Landing Systems offers a supportive workplace where you can be yourself, your ideas are valued and you can make a difference in the lives of others. As an Equal Opportunity Employer this culture is supported by the following:

  • innovation contest – rewarding improvements to our business
  • business casual dress code
  • friendly, team-oriented atmosphere that promotes fairness, respect, diversity, integrity and life-long learning
  • open communications through newsletters and regular cascade meetings
  • code of Ethics and Business Conduct policy
  • smoke free site (entire property)
  • facility includes change rooms with showers, uniform and personal lockers for plant employees
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