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Saab Global

West Lafayette, Indiana

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Take your career to new heights. Work with purpose. Shape the future. Join a project on the cutting edge of defense technology.

At Saab’s facility in West Lafayette, our team is working hard, manufacturing parts of the T-7A Red Hawk advanced jet trainer, the all-new pilot training system designed for the U.S. Air Force that will train the next generation of fighter pilots for decades to come. And we need your help!

Join our team and be a part of something extraordinary.

Start your future at Saab today

We are hiring for a wide range of business and operational roles, with opportunities for individuals with a variety of experience and backgrounds.

  • Installation Assembler
  • Quality Assurance
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Management

Be a part of something bigger. By 2026, Saab plans to employ over 250 employees in West Lafayette.



T-7 move to final installation

Be Part of Something Bigger

When you take a job at Saab, you become a part of something bigger. You’ll work on exciting, meaningful projects right from the start.

Maritza Erlandsson

Belong with purpose

At Saab we share a mission: to keep people and society safe. Whether it’s building a trainer jet, delivering effective turnkey training to warfighters, or engineering cyber security solutions, everyone at Saab plays an important role. In a complex and unpredictable world, we all work to keep people and society safe. Join us and build a career with a real sense of purpose.

Explore your future at Saab

Work environment

Saab has a strong company culture, based on our common goal to contribute to safety in a complex and unpredictable world. We are proud of what we do and the importance of our work supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and across the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Saab employees work hard every day to meet the changing needs of our customers. In recognition of the value our employees bring to our organization, we provide best in class benefits designed to empower our employees to feel their best, physically, and financially.

We provide a full suite of highly competitive benefits that are immediately available to all employees:

  • Medical Insurance and Vision Insurance
  • Generous paid time off including: holidays, vacation and personal illness
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Wellness benefit
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with immediate vesting
  • Global Stock Share Matching Plan
  • Tuition assistance

Just as we strive to make people and society safe, we want our employees to feel secure and protected today and in the future.