Single Aisle & A380 Programmes Graduate 10372064
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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of
around 134,000. 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
Description of the job
Start date: July 2018
Duration: 12 Months
The Broughton plant manufactures wings for all airbus commercial aircraft and the operational management teams are
responsible for delivering wings to our customers in the final assembly lines in Hamburg and Toulouse. These exciting
internships offer the opportunity to work in wing manufacturing on a massive scale.
Roles are available in both A380 and Single Aisle Wing Manufacturing.
These teams within Broughton consists of over 2000 operators, engineers and support staff to ensure this critical manufacturing
process achieves the cost and quality commitments demanded by our customers. As an intern you will work directly alongside
an operational management or dedicated project team and be given the best possible understanding of the physical, financial
and social challenges faced by large corporations. All of our intern managers have first had experience of the early careers
programmes in Airbus so are able to ensure that personal development goals as well as business goals are met during the
All of the placements will give you the opportunity to:
¤ Lead performance improvement projects,
¤ Practically apply lean manufacturing tools and techniques
¤ Work on the analysis of rate changes and impacts to production systems
¤ Work within multi-functional teams giving insight into design, procurement, logistics and quality.
¤ Gain real life experience in the world of aircraft manufacture.
For this internship you will be based in an operational area working with a project team, giving you first-hand experience of wing
manufacturing in the UK.
During your internship you will be supporting, on time and efficiently, a manager or a team in project, operational, planning or
Reporting to the project management team in the business area, you will be given specific tasks and responsibilities to help the
business achieve its operational objectives. Topics will include:
– Environmental Planning.
– Small investment business cases and spend management.
– NPO (Non Payroll Overhead) spend and improvement projects.
– Operator involvement scheme support.
– Understanding and support of the EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) controller in driving health and safety related
The activities undertaken throughout the year will give you sound experience of working in a manufacturing environment using
Lean principles, project planning, practical problem solving and ICT tools.
You must be an undergraduate for the duration of the placement studying towards a business or relevant engineering degree. A
high level of proficiency in Excel skill is required.
You should also have experience of working in groups or teams, and technical interests outside of your studies are favourable.
Basic understanding of lean manufacturing methods is a plus
Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the Assessment
Centre. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary
aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications
irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.
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