Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.
Description of the job
Airbus, the world’s leading Aircraft manufacturer has exciting new job opportunities to join its Engineering teams at Filton, UK.
Core activities include the design, engineering and support for Airbus wings, fuel systems and landing gear Integration.
We develop our people to work on systems, structures and aerodynamics research, development and test facilities.
The engineering site at Filton is a vibrant and diverse place to work. Come and join our community, which is developing the future of flight through our “Wing of the future” programme and researching the next big aviation concepts and subsequent technologies, within our new Airbus Wing Integration Centre.
A vacancy has arisen to join the Assembly Technology team of Materials Processes and Test in Airbus UK. You will work as a fastening and assembly principles specialist supporting all aircraft programmes through research design, production and in-service
Your role will require close cooperation within the transnational team as well as with various internal and external partners such as engineering, manufacturing, procurement, quality and external suppliers.
Tasks & accountabilities
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
o Development and deployment of mature MP&T Assembly Technologies for industrial application
o Definition and lead of qualification test programmes.
o Lead and manage Research and Technology projects in the fastening and assembly processes perimeter.
o Ensure support for improvement projects (performance improvement, cost/ time reduction)
o Analyse qualification and test data in order to verify the structural performance of fastening and assembly technologies.
o Provide engineering inputs into product and process specifications. Prepare technical documentation (qualification documents, reports and specifications) in order to communicate technical requirements and outputs
o Provide Assembly Technology support to other Airbus departments, suppliers and customers.
This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation of the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth
This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.
You will have the following skills and experience
o Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Engineering or related discipline
o Relevant background in mechanical engineering, aerospace materials, and aerospace manufacturing processes
o Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization and across all departments, set objectives and prioritize to time, cost and quality
o In conjunction with other members of the team deliver integrated engineering solutions within agreed timescales.
o Ability to perform in a reactive environment managing several tasks in parallel.
o Ability to liaise negotiate with Engineering, Manufacturing and Plants
o Manage all allocated tasks and activities ensuring they are correctly planned, resourced, monitored and executed to achieve required quality & customer time scales.
o Knowledge of aerospace assembly methods, modelling and simulation, lightning strike protection, and additive layer manufacturing would be a benefit
Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.
Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We cannot promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.
We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.
Posting date: 12.12.2018
Closing date: 12.01.2019
What we offer
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o Excellent competitive salary with yearly reviews
o Total remuneration package made up of Basic Salary, Performance Bonus & Success Sharing
o 25 days holiday (Ability to buy 35 additional hours) plus bank holidays
o Pension Scheme Defined contribution pension scheme with scale matching contribution
o Flexible Benefits based on grade – Multiple options including health care and car options
o Flexible working hours & practices (including Friday half-day)
o Onsite social clubs
o Strong career development opportunities (learning path, opportunities to move internally, UK wide and internationally)
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