Airbus - Facility Management Graduate

Salary: £27,000 (plus £2,000 welcome bonus) plus benefits
Location: North West, Chester
Start date: Ongoing
Sectors: Distribution & Logistics, Management, Military & Defence, Property

Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, the Group - comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of €64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600.

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

Our UK Graduate Programmes provide exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the 2/3 year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development 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, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programmes conclusion

The successful graduate will be responsible for the business improvement and competitiveness with Facility Management and Real Estate through the development and implementation of lean within the internal Airbus team and Supply Chain

Activities will include identification and delivery of projects and supporting operational teams in deployment of change projects.

Implementation of Airbus Lean tools and techniques; using for example value stream mapping, trend and analysis to support projects.

This role will be based in Broughton, Chester (must be flexible) and will receive the full Airbus UK Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000.00 - plus a welcome payment of £2,000.00


• Identify and manage change projects from concept to delivery including consideration for elements suchas HR, Cost and Communications

• Support the operational teams in deployment of change projects

• Implementation of tools and techniques to be deployed against lean models such as value stream mapping, trend and life analysis within Facilities Management, Real Estate and Supply Chain to ensure continuous improvement

• Ensures business improvement and competitiveness by supporting operational management

• Carries out the support to change projects and ensures theconsistency of the change projects portfolio within the domain of activities.

• Contributes to performance improvement, non-performance reduction in area of activities


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience

Educated to degree level (2:1 or above) or Masters or equivalent, within one the following disciplines;

• Supply Chain/Quality Management

• Manufacturing Engineering

• Facilities Management

• Real Estate management

• International Real Estate and/or Facilities Management

• International Business Economics and Law

Understanding of Facilities Management

Understanding of Real Estate Management

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate an interestin services, the aerospace industry and profession within a

cover letter and CV.

English: Fluent

Following application to this position you may be invited to undertake a number of selectionactivities including online testing and attending an assessment centre.Please note that online tests must be complete within 7 days of invitation.

Please note the closing date for applications to this position is 25th November 2016


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. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence

Airbus Group 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.