Future Projects Graduate - Airbus

Salary: £27,000 plus a welcome payment of £2,000. + Bonus
Location: South West, Bristol, Filton, Little Stoke
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Engineering

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 Future Projects Office is responsible for the preliminary design of all new Airbus aircraft, achieved through exploring and challenging the design space and integrating technical and business drivers. The work is very varied and also involves maintaining the competitiveness and attractiveness of our current product line right through to finding sustainable solutions to the energy, environmental and capacity challenges of the future. Working extremely closely with the equivalent groups based in France, Germany and Spain the role is ideally suited to innovative and highly motivated individuals with a strong interest in the whole aircraft, including all aspects of its design, manufacture and operation.

This role will be based in Bristol, Filton (must be flexible) and will receive the full Airbus UK Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000 plus a welcome payment of £2,000.


Undertake the conceptual design and multi-disciplinary analysis of future Airbus products at both overall aircraft and component level ¤ Identify and develop possible evolutions of our existing products in order to maintain their competitiveness against the competition ¤ Conduct R&T to identify and develop future technologies and their integration into our current and future products ¤ Develop and exploit world-class capabilities to support the conceptual design process ¤ Explore future product and business scenarios


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

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

• Aerospace
•Electrical Engineering

Other scientific & technical disciplines will be considered provided that a strong interest in the aerospace industry and aircraft design is demonstrated.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

An Engineering Internship or Aerospace-based projects during academic studies would be desirable.

English: Fluent

Please demonstrate your wider interest in the aerospace industry and motivation for this Graduate position within a covering letter and CV.

Following application to this position you may be invited to undertake a number of selection activities 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 17th November 2017.

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 space.

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.