Airbus Defence and Space Stevenage
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
Passionate Structures Design Engineers wanted for an exciting career in Space!
Are you looking for a role where you can support the Structure Design process throughout the whole life cycle? Are you looking for a role where your eye for details, methodical and systematic design skills are essential? Then this is the role for you!
As a Structures Design Engineer you will be joining a small, fast moving, team looking after projects with approx. 18 month life cycles. You will be responsible for helping to ensure the structural integrity of large communication spacecraft and other developments.
The successful candidates will need to be eligible to gain UK BPSS Security Clearance to undertake the role.
¤ Supporting the Project Structures Responsible Engineer during the life of the project and being accountable to the Responsible Engineer for the detailed design of structural items.
¤ Liaising with Design Office, Stress, Equipping and other associated departments that are necessary to optimise the design definition and ensuring that all structural requirements are met.
¤ The detailed checking of manufacturing drawings to ensure compliance with all structural design requirements.
¤ Supporting the Responsible Engineer to ensure long lead items are ordered and drawings released to manufacture OQOCOT (On Quality, On Cost, On Time).
¤ Supporting work-package management activities and the provision of design documentation.
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.
¤ An appreciation of CATIA V5 or CATIA V6 is desirable.
¤ Good verbal and written communication skills - as you will be knowledge sharing within internal and external departments.
¤ Ability to Manage Engineers from different disciplines.
¤ Experience of working on Structures Design projects, within the Engineering, Telecoms, Automotive, Space, Aerospace or similar industry.
¤ Any knowledge / experience of PDM tools (specifically Windchill) and 3D modelling tools is desirable - however training is provided.
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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).