Systems Engineering – Fuel & Inerting systems Graduate 10372921
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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
The Fuel and Inerting Systems Domain is part of the Engineering Systems Centre of Competence and is a dynamic organisation
that is recognised worldwide as a technical leader in commercial Fuel Systems, with key involvement in all major Airbus
commercial aircraft programmes. As part of the team responsible for providing complete Fuel Systems, from concept through to
customer support for all Airbus aircraft, you will be at the forefront of these developments.
The Fuel and Inerting Systems Domain is predominantly situated in the UK and is responsible for the architecture, design,
aircraft integration, certification and in-service support of all aspects of Fuel Systems and Inerting Systems. This includes Fuel
Tank Modelling and Simulation; Fuel Measurement, Management, Control and Interfaces; Ground and Flight Transfer of Fuel;
Fuel Jettison; Fuel Tank Inerting; Electromagnetic Hazard Protection; Cockpit Interfaces and Built In Test/Health Monitoring.
These areas involve the development of complex architectures including the related computer control systems and fluid
Fuel and Inerting Systems present many technical and business challenges that need to be understood and managed. They
operate in a very hostile environment at extremes of temperature and humidity, with the added challenge of intrinsic safety due
to the volatile nature of jet fuel. Given that fuel is contained mostly in the wings of modern aircraft, it is not surprising that Fuel
and Inerting Systems are a significant factor in aircraft weight, cost and reliability.
The philosophy of the Fuel and Inerting Systems Domain is to have the best systems, people and partnerships, thus becoming a
reference for the Fuel and Inerting Aviation Industry. Over time, our new Interns have the opportunity to develop their skills and
grow as Engineers. We are keen to have new Interns who want to develop their full potential, and take on challenging roles.
Placements will include opportunities in the design of new system architectures, working with Suppliers to develop new
equipment, resolving in-service problems, working on cutting-edge research ideas, involvement in business improvement
activities as well as working with colleagues in other parts of Airbus to define the best aircraft level solution.
Our Interns operate in a very challenging environment, where they will be given a real and valued role within the Fuel and
Inerting Systems Team. The Team is running a number of parallel programmes and as such new Interns will get a real insight
into the operation of business and one of its more complex and varied systems. Interns will get the opportunity to work in
multiple teams to give as broad an experience as possible encompassing system development, cutting edge innovation, and
You must be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the Internship, studying towards an accredited MEng or international
equivalent, however a BEng may be considered, in any of the following fields:
– Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineering
– Avionic Systems Engineering
– Electrical / Electronic Engineering
– Systems Engineering
– Mechanical Engineering
– Chemical Engineering
– Applied Maths
– Thermal Engineering
– Computer Science
– Fluid Mechanics
– Fluids and Thermodynamics
– Systems Design and Integration
– Power Electronics
– Control Systems
– Digital Circuits and Systems
– Embedded and Real Time Systems
– Programming in C / C++ / Java
– Proven team working ability
– MATLAB / Simulink
– Requirements Based Engineering
– Visual Basic
– Microsoft Office Applications
Applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in the Aerospace Industry and profession.
Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to allow you to access and participate fully in the recruitment
process. 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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