Manufacturing Engineering (Process Improvement Internship) - Airbus

Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: Wales
Start date: Jul-2018
Sectors: Engineering

Description of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive, ambitious new team member, educated to a degree level in an Engineering based to work on the A350 "wing" programme and part of the Manufacturing Engineering team. Any work experience within an industrial environment would be a positive.

The Airbus A350 family consists of a -900 and 1000 variants and is the first carbon fibre aircraft build by Airbus, manufactured within two main areas. Station 80 wing assembly and station 70 wing equipping.

The Airbus A350 has an impressive 99% operational reliability, operated by 14 different operators worldwide, already achieving 53, 000 flights across over 110 routes. The Airbus A350 as undertaken the fastest wide body production ramp up and In July 2017 delivered the 100th A350 XWB just 30 months after the first delivery. The A350 offers a 25% advantage in fuel burn, operating costs and CO2 omissions against rival twin aisle aircraft.


The Manufacturing Engineering department plays a vital role in the programme and the A350 business to ensure all priorities and commitments are met. The department is involved in all aspects of wing production, from product design, process ownership, tooling specifications, mod planning, innovations and process adherence to enable our aircraft to build and delivered on time, on cost to the required quality safely.

The function works within a vast transnational community consisting of a network of engineers and process leaders. Typical functions are Research and technology, drilling technologies specialist, lineside engineering, innovations, project teams, planning and industrial teams. Upcoming key business milestones come from the introduction of MSN 216 wing twist MOD, Rate 13 ramp up and a Wing equipping of the future project


You must be an undergraduate for the full duration of the placement studying towards a degree in the Aerospace or Manufacturing Engineering.

Required skills;

- Work experience in a Industrial / Production environment preferred
- Proactive approach
- Evidence of effective teamwork

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