Corrosion Prevention Principles and Sealing Engineer - Airbus - Bristol - Wizbii

Corrosion Prevention Principles and Sealing Engineer

  • By Airbus
  • Bristol (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

Corrosion Prevention Principles and Sealing Engineer

Airbus Filton

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, Bristol.
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.

An exciting opportunity for a Corrosion Prevention Principles and Sealing Engineer has arisen in Airbus Filton.
You will be supporting all aircraft programs through research, design, production and in-service to define, apply and maintain corrosion protection principles. In addition support to sealing enquiries advising on best practice according to process specifications may be required.

For this position, you will interface with various internal and external partners (sub-contractors, suppliers, designers etc.) and involves the provision of MPaT (materials, processes and test) expertise to a range of stakeholders including Design, Programme, Manufacturing Engineering, Production/Production Quality, Procurement/ Procurement Quality and In-Service Support

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Tasks & accountabilities

The jobholder belongs to the technical team “Corrosion prevention principles, sealing and auxiliary materials”. Their manager is the Head of “Corrosion prevention principles, sealing and auxiliary materials”.

They will be responsible for delivery of a range of tasks, initially with a focus on dry bay improvements for the SA NEO and Support to landing gear for corrosion protection. This includes exchanges with specialists within ESCMB5 technical team, but as well into other technical team of ESCMB and ESCAA (Expert community).

o Develop and deploy of Materials, Processes and Test Technologies for mature design & build
o Provide corrosion protection concepts and solutions to enable design, build and operation of aircraft
o Ensure reactive support for improvement projects (performance improvement/cost and time reduction)
o Ensure EHS (Environment Health and Safety) regulations (REACh) thanks to eco-efficient materials & processes
o Adapt existing corrosion protection principles to a chromate free environment.
o Input corrosion experience and corrosion protection principles into new digital formats

This role will involve some travels (about 6 per year) for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

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.

Required skills

As the successful candidate, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

o Degree in Engineering, Materials science, Chemistry or equivalent
o An experience in Material and Processes and/or in Corrosion Chemistry is mandatory
o An experience in Project Management would be an advantage
o Ability in complex problem solving
o Knowledge of surface treatments, paints and sealants, their application to various materials and role in corrosion protection
o Good communication skills with high ability to influence
o Team spirit, curiosity and strong autonomy
o Advanced level in English

Posting date: 29.08.2018
Closing date: 29.09.2018

We offer:

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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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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