Single Aisle Management Placement 2022
Airbus pioneers sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. The Company constantly innovates to provide efficient and technologically-advanced solutions in aerospace, defence, and connected services. In commercial aircraft, Airbus offers modern and fuel-efficient airliners and associated services. Airbus is also a European leader in defence and security and one of the world's leading space businesses. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions and services worldwide.
Application closing date: We encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment! Please note we will close adverts as soon as we receive sufficient applications.
To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging placement opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.
Our placements give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.
The single aisle program is based at Broughton site working for all Airbus commercial aircrafts. The most profitable and successful aircraft company. Single aisle alone manufacturing over 40 wings sets per month and rising. The single aisle department is the largest within Broughton which consists of over 2,000 operators, engineers and support staff. Airbus alone recruit 200+ interns per year.
The placement will enhance you knowledge as it will lead it to great performance in projects, gain real life experience and increase analysing data. Having responsibilities for operational management teams dealing with the manufacture of wings for our customers over the world, we are involved in different projects in many departments in one area of the Step Change.
During the time at Airbus you will be given the chance to spend time in other departments in long range and single aisle like A320 neo and A350. Giving you a broad background of the production and process of the wings.
The early careers programmes in Airbus will ensure that personal development goals and business goals are met during the placement.
What will you be doing
For this placement you will be based in the operational area of wing manufacturing in the UK, giving you first- hand experience. You will be working in Single Aisle Step Change. The 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. Throughout the internship you will be reporting to the operational management teams in specific areas which will be given tasks and responsibilities to help achieve.
During this placement, the activities you may undertake will include;
- NPO (Non Payroll Overhead) and Tooling, equipment Calibration and conformity management
- Shop Floor workshops- removing wastes, improving efficiencies and following lean principles
- Utilisation of Airbus Operating System
- All aspects of Procurement
- Fully supporting the operational production system
- Understanding and support the Environmental Health and Safety controller in driving health and safety related improvement projects
- Implementing environmental projects
- Risk reduction projects
- Ability to manage stakeholders and deliver to customers
Throughout the year you will undertake experience of working in a manufacturing environment using ICT software, the Lean principles, making projects and practical problem solving.
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.
One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It … Count !
Please note our placements are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;
- You must be an undergraduate for the duration of the placement studying towards: relevant engineering or business degree.
- Basic knowledge on lean manufacturing methods
- Past experience in good communication skills in both written and oral working in groups or teams
- High level of team work, highly analytical coupled with practical skills, able to apply flexibility, imagination
- Creativity to problem solving with drive and enthusiasm.
Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.
- £18,000 salary
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Flexible working hours
Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.
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.
By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
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.