Internship/Continuous Improvement and LEAN deployment (m/f)

Stage By Airbus
  • Engineering / Production Management
  • Marignane
  • To be negotiated


Internship/Continuous Improvement and LEAN deployment (m/f)

Internship/Continuous Improvement and LEAN deployment (m/f)

Airbus Helicopters Marignane

Airbus Helicopters, formerly Eurocopter, is a division of the Airbus Group, a global pioneer in aerospace and defence related services. Employing approximately 22,000 people worldwide, Airbus Helicopters is the world's number one helicopter manufacturer with a turnover of €6.5 billion. The company's in-service fleet includes some 12,000 helicopters operated by more than 3,000 customers in approximately 150 countries. Airbus Helicopters' international presence is ensured by its subsidiaries and participation in 21 countries, and its worldwide network of maintenance centres, training centres, distributors and certified agents.
Airbus Group is a world leader in aerospace and the associated sectors. In 2014, the Group – comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters – generated revenues of €60.7 billion and employed a workforce of around 138,600.

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

Airbus Helicopters (Marignane) is looking for an intern (m/f) for at least a 6-month internship.

The role of the manufacturing centre for dynamic assemblies is to manufacture, purchase and assemble the components required for the delivery of helicopter transmission and rotor components.

This internship will start on 1st February 2017 (subject to some flexibility).

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Tasks & accountabilities

Within the Mechanical department, your internship will be composed of 2 tasks:


·  Understanding the sensory metrology method and existing pilot cases
·  Deploying the method on the entire production line, creating standards and training operators,
·  Implementing the metrological organisation for maintenance over time.

2 - APPLICATION OF LEAN SIX SIGMA METHODS to the Composite Material Mechanical Engineering department:

·  Using the indicators in place to identify opportunities for improvement,
·  Applying the DRIVER method (or DMAIC or PDCA) to the selected subject in accordance with the division manager
·  Assisting the operational agents (Production, Design Office, Quality and Methods) with the problem-solving process
·  Ensuring the escalation of information (critical information, modifications, malfunctions) and the solutions given
·  Ensuring the durability of the new organisation in place.

Required skills

You are in the final year of engineering school, university or equivalent (5-year degree), specialising in Mechanical Engineering/Quality/Methods or Industrial Engineering.

You ideally have initial experience in this field.

You are a good team player and have excellent interpersonal skills.

English: intermediate level,
French: fluent level.

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