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#ET11A Responsible Engineer for Physical Architecture & Integration Activities (d/f/m)

  • Donauwörth, GERMANY
  • IT development

Job description

Job Description:

In order to manage current and future projects, Airbus Helicopters is looking for you to join the team in Donauwörth as soon as possible as our new Helicopter Vehicle Physical Integration Responsible Engineer (VPI) (d/f/m).

This role is also available with reduced weekly hours (30) and an adapted scope of tasks.

Have you ever wanted to gain a global view of Helicopters and be in contact with different interfaces within the company (Research and Development, Manufacturing, Support and Services, Marketing, Offers, Sales, etc.)?! While working in an engineering function ?!

Are you looking for career evolution within Architecture, Design & Development or Project Management ?!

Further you are a good communicator, able to make compromises, arbitrate between engineering functions, develop people’s commitment and manage a project?!
- Then the Vehicle Architecture department is right for you! You will join the Integration & Standardization department , dedicated to Physical Architecture & Integration Activities . This position is intended to work on our NH90 helicopter development projects .

Your tasks and responsibilities

You will be responsible for managing the integration process of the complete vehicle to get the best integration results taking into account all functional and physical constraints of all systems, industrialisation constraints and maintainability.

Within your perimeter, you will be accountable for integration maturity within the development milestones, respecting constraints coming from physical interfaces, clearance, thermal environment, stress, materials, weight and balance and other engineering domains. For that, you will also anticipate risks and propose mitigation actions together with the project team.

You will propose integration solutions to solve transfunctional integration issues, conduct trade-offs and arbitrate and escalate as appropriate.

You will be supported by the activities of the other integration members like the SSCEI, the DMU integrator and the interface manager. And more importantly, you will have to use your facilitation and negotiation skills.

You will be able to use your strong communication and technical skills within a team. You will do conduct-trade offs, arbitrate design proposals and influence the decision finding process.

Due to your understanding of project management fundamentals, you propose and manage an integration road-map to reach the next development milestone. 

You will as well verify the vehicle integration maturity against the given multi-system and overall vehicle requirements. Further you know the basic configuration methods and rules and know how they are linked with the other business processes.

You realise that DMU is more than a collection of 3D data and you know and apply the relevant processes, methods and tools, being able to apply

You will create a basic preliminary study design in CATIA to propose an integration solution to the affected engineering functions.

Desired skills and qualifications

Completed Degree in Engineering

Several years of experience in system integration in the aerospace industry or   extensive experience in system integration in another field

OR  Several years of experience in development of several different systems / ATA-chapters / general engineering

Basic experience in Project Management

Knowledge of  CATIA V5/VPM/Windchill

Open-minded, strong negotiation and communication skills

Like to work in a transnational context

Strong sense of responsibility, decision making and initiative

Ability to solve problems

Language Skills: English negotiation level; German and French desirable

Your location

At our Donauwörth site, located on the banks of the river Danube, we develop helicopters from the initial idea to the airworthy product. Watch them take off and touch down on our own on-site test airfield.

Your benefits

Attractive salary including holiday pay, Christmas bonus and profit sharing

30 days holidays and extra days-off for special occasions

Excellent upskilling opportunities and great development prospects

Special benefits: employer-funded pension, employee stock options, discounted car leasing, special conditions for insurances, public transport subsidy, discounts at local businesses

On-site-facilities: medical officer for check-ups and other health-related services, canteen and cafeteria

Not a 100% match? No worries! Airbus supports your personal growth with customized development solutions.
Take your career to a new level and apply now online with your relevant documents (CV, short cover letter and certification for highest degree)! If possible, please apply in English.

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.


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