Module Development Engineer for Crew Rest Compartment, Stairs and Electrical Integration (f/m)

Publish Date
10 Jul 2017
Airbus (Commercial Aircraft)
Hamburg GER
Reference Code
10351862 CV EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Design & Development
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Confirmed (3+ to 5 years of experience)

Module Development Engineer for Crew Rest Compartment, Stairs and Electrical Integration (f/m)

Airbus Hamburg

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Description of the job

A vacancy for a Module Development Engineer for Crew Rest Compartment, Stairs and Electrical Integration (f/m) has arisen within Airbus (Commercial Aircraft) in Hamburg. You will join the department "CRC, Stairs & Electrical Integration".

Disabled applicants with equal qualification are favoured.

Tasks & accountabilities

The department “CRC (Crew Rest Compartment), Stairs and Electrical Integration” within Airbus Engineering is responsible for the new development of all rest areas for pilots and crew members (CRC) and the electrical equipments within parts of the cabin. Furthermore, this team ensures the electrical definition and integration of cabin modules.
As a Module Engineer (m/f), you will participate in the entire development process, from the initial concept study, through Series production to Series support. The activity requires independent and self-responsible way of working and is distinguished by a high degree of interdisciplinary work across teams, company and borders.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Evaluating and analysing technology trends
  • Being responsible for electrical definition and integration of cabin modules
  • Designing the crew rest compartment architectures taking into account aircraft-specific requirements (aviation regulations and type-related)
  • Defining all module requirements and preparing technical specifications
  • Coordinating requirements with all involved internal departments (i.a. static, flammability, safety, mechanical and electrical installation, adjacent aircraft systems, chief engineering, procurement)
  • Integrating the module and its components in the aircraft and coordinating all internal and general interfaces
  • Validating module definition and monitoring the qualification and verification activities within the aircraft development process
  • Coordinating with external partners (i.a. module suppliers, engineering service providers, universities, research institutes, authorities)
  • Managing the manufacturer: Ensuring the compliance with technical specifications and product quality at the required time through reviews and audits
  • Reporting project status and representing Airbus results internally and externally
  • Working with multi-functional teams (i.a. procurement, programme management, quality assurance, customer support) e.g. for the selection of suppliers
  • Working on and assessing technical requests for change (internally and/or driven by the customer)
  • Providing technical and administrative support for in-service problems (error analysis and design improvement)
  • Collaborating on innovation projects

Required skills

We are looking for candidates with the following skills

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Several years of professional experience in the development and integration of cabin modules is required
  • Several years of knowledge of cross-module ATA 92 (electrical integration) is required
  • Several years of knowledge of ATA 25 (crew rest compartment knowledge) would be a plus
  • Initial experience in project management is required
  • Experience in manufacturer management on an international basis, as well as interdisciplinary collaboration would be a plus
  • Ideally, knowledge of the production processes of cabin components
  • Lightweight construction material knowledge and in electrical engineering would be a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of handling CATIA and MS Office is required
  • Ideally, experience with SAP and TAKSY
  • Analytical, innovative and cross-system way of thinking
  • Very good communication and presentation skills, teamwork skills and customer-oriented
  • Confident and competent approach
  • Independent, structured and solution-oriented way of working with the ability of taking initiatives
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Willingness to undertake regular international travels (approximately every six to eight weeks), mainly to Czech Republic, France, UK and the USA)
  • A negotiation level of English and German is required


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