Airbus Operations Ltd.
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
Start date: September 2019
Closing date for applications: 3rd March 2019
Launch an exciting career by joining our Airbus Apprenticeship programme! Our Apprentices receive second to none training, gaining the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to make an immediate contribution when you enter the workforce.
An Airbus Apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to gain qualifications with no fees, whilst acquiring new skills through vocational training, and a regular salary.
Within Customer Services, In-Service Support are responsible for any Airbus aircraft across the whole fleet; to support both current production aircraft and an ageing fleet. Customer Services Engineering Apprentices will provide technical support to both suppliers and internal Customer Services colleagues.
As a Customer Services Engineering Apprentice at Airbus you will gain a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Aeronautical
Engineering, as well as a Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Technical Support upon completion of our 40 month programme.
As a Customer Services Engineering Apprentice, you will study with our Educational Training Partner to achieve your qualifications, and your industry based work takes place at our world leading aircraft manufacturer site in Filton, Bristol.
Tasks & accountabilities
Your first year on the Customer Services Engineering Apprenticeship programme will be spent completing the Level 2 Foundation course in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering. You will then go on to develop your skill and technical knowledge through a combination of college study and on the job work and training.
Alongside your studies you can expect to undertake a number of work placements at Airbus within the following areas of Customer Services:
- Systems and structural maintenance
- Service bulletin for modifications
- Ground support tooling
- Technical data
- Spares Engineering
In addition to your work placements and studies, the apprenticeship offers a number of valuable training opportunities covering a variety of subjects (e.g. quality, supply chain, repair solutions, design) as well as ad-hoc project work from a variety of sources worldwide.
Part of the future role of a Customer Services Engineering Apprentice will involve working with suppliers to establish an understanding of capability and manufacturing capacity, and become familiar with the variety of manufacturing techniques.
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.
As the successful candidate you must be able to demonstrate the following;
- Five GCSEs at Grade C or 4, which must include Maths, English Language and Science (core and additional, or physics if taken as separate subjects).
We will also consider other qualifications in place of the other 2 GCSE’s such as: Engineering BTEC Level 2, Engineering Diploma, Principle Learning, PEO Level 2, Pathways to Apprenticeships
Please note that you must also include a cover letter as part of your application for this position which demonstrates your interest in aerospace and motivation to join the Apprenticeship Programme with Airbus.