The aerospace industry is facing a shortage of qualified candidates, a major challenge for competitiveness and technological innovation. Against this backdrop, Hapster, which specializes in boosting employability and performance, offers relevant solutions. 

Candidate shortage in the aerospace Industry

Aircraft manufacturers are on course to record orders in 2023, with European airlines in a buying frenzy. The aeronautics industry is recruiting en masse. More than 25,000 people in 2023 (according to Pôle Emploi), and over 100,000 by 2030 (according to aerospace).

But companies in the sector are facing a shortage of applicants and are struggling to find new talent.  

Attract young talents with Hapster

With this dynamic in mind, Hapster offers immersive environments to showcase trades and associated know-how. The aim of our AR/VR environments and our training methods in the trades is to appeal to young people. They’re interested in industrial professions, especially those in aeronautics, and are discovering new avenues of orientation and passion.

For innovation , operations and human resources departments, Hapster is also a fast-track way of developing employee skills. By reinforcing the versatility of existing employees, Hapster also enables aerospace manufacturers to respond more effectively to manufacturers production rate requirements, and at the same time improve their performance.

Focus on a success story : Safran Electronics & Defense, Joué-lès-Tours

The tactical parachute manufacturing market is highly demanding, requiring the mastery of a wide range of manual skills. Safran Electronics & Defense was also faced with an unprecedented influx of orders. The objective was therefore to train and ramp up dozens of new operators, both young and old, quickly and efficiently in France and South Africa, while maintaining the highest levels of product quality and customer satisfaction.

The Hapster team was called in to adapt the job training system to the company’s new challenges.

Image d'illustration montrant une couturière de parachute en plein travail

Based on skills mapping :

90 critical skills have been identified and digitized

4 training paths have been deployed

-Manufacture, assembly, sewing, folding –

15 expert trainers are TWI and Hapster certified

To upgrade the skills of the dozens of new talents recruited.

Hapster has enabled Safran Electronics & Defense to cut training times by 87%, and to ensure that teams can quickly and efficiently build up their skills.

Hapster, a key partner for the aerospace industry

Working in highly demanding, secret defense environments requires unfailing cybersecurity.

This project has enabled Hapster to reinforce the security of its software and become the "Digital Factory - On-the-job training" reference for all the Safran Group's strategic activities. Today, Hapster is a high-level solution for all companies wishing to protect their know-how and skills.