Payload Equipment Specialist Graduate Programme 2021
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of € 70.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. 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.
Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period we will offer a combination of both focused formal training, as well as on-the-job learning and the chance to build your professional network.
From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion.
The Equipment Specialist department provide the principal point of technical contact between internal and external equipment suppliers and company multidisciplinary project/ production teams, covering the whole payload product life cycle - from monitoring the development of new equipment (and assessing its readiness to bid) to providing in orbit performance feedback.
In this role you will support Equipment Specialists by monitoring supplier technical compliance and capability by trending delivered performance data. You will also maintain and develop equipment mathematic models based on supplier data for use at payload level.
The main roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Maintenance/ development of MPM power models
- Trending of delivered equipment performance
- Analysis of supplier non-conformances
- Providing administrative and technical support to the Equipment Specialists
- Generate / maintain Equipment performance database
Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A degree in electrical/ electronic engineering, mathematics or physics
- Ideally knowledge of/an interest in high range frequency, telecoms, microwave
- Strong analytical skills
- A structured approach to work, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
- Good communication skills
Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.
The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
This role will be based in Portsmouth and will receive the full Airbus Defence & Space Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000.