Electrical Design Engineer - Airbus - Bristol - Wizbii

Electrical Design Engineer

  • By Airbus
  • Bristol (United Kingdom)
  • Design

Job description

Electrical Design 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 2 electrical Design Engineers has arisen in Airbus as the Wing Electrical System Installation (ESI) UK Design Team in Filton (Bristol). The team is accountable to deliver Wing ESI Definition (Functional and Installation) for all Airbus programs under AUK responsibility.

The successful candidate will work within the Wing ESI UK Design Team and will have the opportunity to work transnationally across the business on all Airbus aircraft programs Wings under AUK responsibility. That includes current Wings, incremental development work; future concept designs for a brand new aircraft and supporting on service aircraft flee. Further opportunity to work for Wings under AID responsibility may arise as Filton and Bremen teams work in close cooperation since both belong to the overall Wing Electrics transnational team. Opportunity to work supporting activities on Wing ATA89 perimeter for new and incremental development Wing may also arise.

The job holder will be subject to UK national security clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance business needs.

Seeked profile

Tasks & accountabilities

The jobholder will be part of the electrical installation design team and will be accountable for Electrical Systems Functional and Installation definition on all Aircraft programs under AUK responsibility, and will report functionally and operationally to the Head of Electrical Systems Installation UK.
The main purpose of the role is to deliver approved innovative electrical designs and concepts in line with valid methods, processes and design principles to programme needs within time, quality and budget constraints.

As the successful candidate your principle activities will include:

o Create Functional and Installation definition Design data for manufacture in line with applicable Design processes and rules for the different programs.
o Produce Design schemes, support Design Reviews and Change Process to ensure ESI maturity is to required standards in a timely manner in line with Program requirements.
o Support the validation of design requirements and agreement of deviations with stakeholders if and when needed.
o Facilitate the integration of ESI with structure and other systems
o Evolve towards Technical Delegation on ESI Functional and Installation definition perimeter.
o Contribute to the capture and develop innovation ideas supporting Program rate increase and Non Recurrent Costs reduction targets.
o Support the capture of lessons learnt and continuous improvement.
o Reporting to the HO Wing ESI Filton if and when required.
o Project leadership if and when required.

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 skills:

o Educated to a HNC or higher level in Engineering.
o English Advance level. Additional languages will be an advantage but are not compulsory.
o Proven appropriate technical knowledge skills
o Leadership and team working skills, ability to analyse and solve technical problems.
o Catia V5 skills are desirable. Catia Electrical Workbench experience would be a plus.
o Existing Design technical approval delegation (TAP) or short term route to such is desirable.
o Proven experience in the Aerospace industry is desirable.
o Proven Technical leadership of Systems Installation or Structures Engineering activities is desirable.
o Flexibility and engagement to ensure timely completion of critical activities

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

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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