Airbus Defence and Space (ex Cassidian)
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. 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.
Description of the job
A vacancy for 2 Materials Processes &Test Fastening Systems Engineers has arisen within Airbus (Commercial Aircraft) in Toulouse.
You will join Fastening Systems department within Engineering.
Materials, Processes and Test (MPaT) is an Airframe Engineering domain that supports all Airbus Programmes, Design/Stress offices, Manufacturing Functions, Customer Service and Procurement.
Our mission is to provide robust and safe materials, processes and test data that can be used to design, build and maintain our aircraft with the best fit between cost, lead-time and weight.
Within MPaT, the 'Fastening Systems' technology team operates transnationally and is responsible for the development and deployment of robust Fastening System Technologies including:
¤ The development, specification and deployment of engineering requirements for fastening system products and processes,
¤ The definition and management of test programmes to support qualification and the analysis of the resulting data,
¤ Ensuring appropriate test methods for qualification & verification of fastening systems,
¤ Ensuring standardised fastening solutions across aircraft programmes, Natcos and Plants.
The area of activity of the Fastening Systems team covers the full perimeter from R&T and development projects through to standardisation, qualification, in-service and end of life cycle support.
Working within the Assembly Technology team you will be required to find optimal solutions that integrate the requirements of various functions such as manufacturing, engineering, quality and procurement.
Tasks & accountabilities
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
¤ Defining and leading qualification test,
¤ Analysing and publishing qualification and test data in order to verify the structural performance of fastening systems technologies,
¤ Leading and managing harmonisation projects in the fastening systems perimeter,
¤ Providing engineering inputs into product and process specifications. Preparing technical documentation (test/qualification documents, memorandum, reports and specifications) in order to communicate technical requirements and outputs,
¤ Providing Fastening Systems technologies support to other Airbus departments, suppliers and customers.
This role will involve some travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.
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.
You will have the following skills and experience:
¤ Educated to 5 years degree level (or equivalent) Engineering or a related discipline,
¤ Relevant background in aerospace materials, mechanical engineering and aerospace manufacturing processes,
¤ Knowledge and experience of Aerospace manufacturing processes, modelling and simulation, lightning strike protection, aerospace materials(metallic and composite), material coatings and additive layer manufacturing would be of benefit,
¤ Ability to work towards the ability to translate customer requirements into operational deliverables and prioritise,
¤ PC skills with good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
¤ Good communication and interpersonal skills,
¤ Language Skills: Advanced level of English & Advanced level of French.