Component Scientist - Airbus - Portsmouth - Wizbii

Component Scientist

  • By Airbus
  • Portsmouth (United Kingdom)
  • Purchasing
2018-05-29T08:58:50+0000

Job description

Component Scientist

Airbus Defence and Space Portsmouth

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

A vacancy for a Component Scientist has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth. The successful applicant will join the UK EEE Engineering and Radiation Group.

The group carries out failure analysis investigations and construction analysis on Electronic, Electrical & Electro-mechanical components for the space industry and also provides technical consultancy on all electronic components and their usage conditions throughout (and beyond) the company.

The Component Scientist will produce or review EEE procurement specifications, produce test plans for component investigations and to represent the Group in the Local Parts Committee (LPC) and the Component Technical Committee (CTC).

The position will be based in Portsmouth, though some travel could be necessary.

The successful applicant will be subject to UK Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.

Seeked profile

Tasks & accountabilities

The group has access to a range of apparatus and equipment to assist with investigations and the Component Scientist would need to be able to utilise them during investigations. Amongst this equipment are:

·  Optical microscopes.
·  Scanning Electron Microscope including a Focussed Ion Beam miller and EDX analysis.
·  Electronic measuring equipment including parameter analysers and a probe station.
·  Microsectioning equipment (lapping polishing etc.)
·  X-Ray Fluorescence equipment.
·  Real-time X-Ray imager.
·  Leak tester.
·  Bond-pull tester.
·  PIND tester.

Required skills

·  A knowledge of Electronic, Electrical & Electro-mechanical component testing (using Automatic Test Equipment, oscilloscopes etc)
·  A knowledge of electronic device failure mechanisms; the physics of device reliability and device design/processing
·  Experience in applying these skills to failure analysis
·  The ability to communicate technical matters, both verbally and in writing, to a range of people, both technical and non-technical
·  The ability to work in a team environment and yet be self-motivated
·  The ability to work accurately to deadlines and under pressure
·  A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, MathCAD and Paint Shop Pro
·  Good mathematical and statistical skills are also required
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About Airbus

Constructeur aéronautique, Airbus est aujourd’hui le leader mondial de la construction d’avions de ligne. Créé à la fin des années 1960 avec le projet A300, lancé à l’initiative de plusieurs pays européens, il fabrique des avions de 100 places (A318) à plus de 500 places (A380). Il appartient au groupe EADS, renommé « Airbus Group » en 2014, et présent sur 170 sites dans le monde. 6000 avions Airbus sont aujourd’hui en exploitation, avec une volonté du constructeur aéronautique de mettre l’accent sur la réduction de l’empreinte carbone (réduction de la quantité de CO2 produite par avion).

Airbus, dont le siège est situé près de Toulouse, compte 59 000 employés dans le monde et 15 sites principaux situés en France, Allemagne, Espagne et Royaume-Uni (ainsi que d’autres sites aux Etats-Unis, en Chine, au Moyen-Orient et au Japon).

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