Business expansion
Sud-Ouest; Aquitaine; Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Location of affected unit(s)
Tarnos, Bordes
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Other Transport Equipment
30.30 - Manufacture Of Air And Spacecraft And Related Machinery

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
10 December 2023
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2024
Foreseen end date
31 December 2024


The management of Safran Helicopter Engines has announced the recruitment of 300 permanent employees in 2024 for the two sites at Tarnos and Bordes in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, where 4,500 workers are employed. The company plans to produce more than 1,000 engines a year between now and 2025. In 2024, in addition to the 300 permanent contracts, the sites are expected to take on 300 people under a variety of status (temporary workers, trainees, apprentices and doctoral students). Taking into account natural attrition, the Group expects to create 100 net new jobs in 2024. The recruitment targets all areas, from manufacturing to design offices, from support activities to operational activities, quality, purchasing, supplier management, etc. The two sites have already recruited 400 people on permanent contracts in 2023 (FR-Safran-2023. Another job creation announcement was recorded in the ERM database in 2021 with 300 job creations planned for 2022 FR-Safran-2021



Eurofound (2023), Safran Helicopter Engines, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 200625, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/200625.