VIE - Supply Chain Improvement Projects - Airbus - Stevenage - Wizbii

VIE - Supply Chain Improvement Projects

  • By Airbus
  • V.I.E.
  • Stevenage (United Kingdom)
  • Logistics

Job description

VIE - Supply Chain Improvement Projects

Airbus Defence and Space Portsmouth
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

The Volunteer for International Experience (VIE) program is an international program sponsored by the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Employment, open to Airbus to offer young professionals the opportunity to have valuable paid work experience abroad in a technical or business function.

We are looking for highly motivated graduates aged 18 to 28 years, who are citizens of the European Union (all E.U. nationals, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein). Candidates meeting these criteria and interested in a VIE, please register before your 28th birthday on the website For graduates who would be interested in a career with Airbus, this could be the start of a rewarding future in a dynamic and forward-thinking sector.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Ubifrance's eligibility criteria. For further information, more details can be found on and from

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Tasks & accountabilities

This is an exciting opportunity for a VIE to support key pan UK Supply Chain Improvement Projects across a variety of topics involving working across the UK and European organisation and with several different functions, including commodities, quality, engineering amongst others.

This will enable significant personal development in technical knowledge, supply chain skills and project management experience.

Some of the projects will include:
 I.T. – KPI tool modification and implementation
 Value Stream management exercise to identify improvement opportunities for the supply chain performance.
 Support internal KPI and process alignment project.
 There is also a project “Design to PoU” that includes Value Stream Mapping the process from designing the platform and payload build to ordering products from suppliers and identifying areas where efficiencies can be achieved.
 Carry out a “design for manufacture” assessment on a specific product range (building on analysis already done) and making recommendations including opportunities for the application using Additive Layer Manufacturing technology.
 Governance improvement actions.

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

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills/attributes/knowledge:
 A proactive character who is able to work autonomously and with determination
 The ability to influence
 Ability to build relationships with all - supplier / customer / stakeholder
 Ability to work in a structured manner
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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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