14/11/2018 Airbus 2019-01-08T00:00:00+00:00 Bristol BS99 7AR

Programme Internship – A320 Family Chief Engineering Team 10418558

  • Sector: engineering, graduate opportunities
  • Location: Bristol
Programme Internship – A320 Family Chief Engineering Team 10418558

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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: 1st July 2019

Duration: 13 Months

This position is in the Chief Engineers team which is accountable for the airworthiness and safety of the wing, landing gear, fuel and inerting systems for the A320 Family Single Aisle aircraft. They lead development projects by specifying customer requirements and managing the engineering teams to deliver an integrated solution, and support the product in service by ensuring continued Airworthiness.

Tasks & accountabilities
The successful candidate will get involved in the following tasks:

Work with the Chief Engineering team leaders on product evolution of the A320 and A321 defining aircraft technologies and requirements, attending regular team meetings and contributing to product development in a number of areas e.g. aerodynamic loading, structural design, landing gear and fuel systems and installation.
Continuous development of the existing fleet through the management of modification projects. This involves liaising and coordinating with a number of technical teams (Engineering, Airworthiness, Safety, Procurement etc.) to ensure an integrated solution is achieved quickly and efficiently.
Improve the team’s processes whilst undertaking a number of internal improvement projects.
Benefits of working in this team;

Gain a top level appreciation of aircraft development and an understanding of the decision making processes involved in the aerospace industry.
Flexibility and autonomy on task involvement across a range of disciplines through the support of the Fuel Systems, Wing Structure and Landing Gear Chief Engineers.
Multiple live projects with a large degree of variability allow for a quick learning curve and serious involvement with a team from an early stage.
Work with a highly experienced team able to pass on knowledge in a live project environment.
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
You must be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement studying towards a degree in: towards a degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics or Systems Engineering.

Regular user of Microsoft Office
Good written and spoken English with the ability to write reports and create and deliver presentations
Project Management approach to delivering objectives with the ability to prioritise tasks to ensure deadlines are met.
Confident personality capable of explaining a situation accurately and concisely to the individuals and teams involved.
Comfortable with taking the initiative and working independently to meet team objectives.

Student membership of a relevant Institution
Prepared to travel between UK and European sites, if required
Languages (i.e. French)

COUNTRY                             United Kingdom

LOCATION                            Bristol & FiltonDIVISIONAirbus (Commercial Aircraft), Airbus (Corporate Functions)

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