Podding Specialist – Nacelle In Sourcing (m/f)

Publish Date
17 Jul 2017
Airbus (Commercial Aircraft)
Toulouse FRA
Reference Code
10372007 ID EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Technical staff
Functional Area
Manufacturing Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Experienced (>10 years of experience)

Podding Specialist – Nacelle In Sourcing (m/f)

Airbus St Eloi

Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer with the most modern and comprehensive family of airliners on the market, ranging in capacity from 100 to more than 500 seats. Airbus champions innovative technologies and offers some of the world’s most fuel efficient and quiet aircraft. Airbus has sold over 13.800 aircraft to more than 360 customers worldwide. Airbus has achieved more than 8,000 deliveries since the first Airbus aircraft entered into service. Headquartered in Toulouse, France.

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.

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Description of the job

A vacancy for a Podding Specialist – Nacelle In Sourcing has arisen within Airbus in Toulouse.
The candidate will be a part of the department Manufacturing Engineering within St Eloi Plant which manufactures hard metal parts for aircrafts and all Airbus engines’ pylons, and nacelles podding

Tasks & accountabilities

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include

  • Ensuring the manufacturability of the definition dossier in accordance with the Cost and the quality objectives
  • Ensuring that Hamburg (first site) and Toulouse (second site) production constraints, new technologies and new manufacturing processes are taken into account by the design office during the concept and definition phases
  • Defining common build processes & associated manufacturing means (jigs & tools, machine and small tools) for Hamburg and Toulouse plants
  • Ensuring the “no podding – no rigging” at FAL top level requirement is fulfilled
  • Estimating the assembly lead-times and times (t100)
  • Negotiating the product structure breakdown with the design office.
  • Negotiating and monitoring the definition dossier delivery schedule with the design office.
  • Validating and signing the definition dossier
  • Negotiating the design modification proposals and analysing the industrial impacts through the PRS analysis
  • Doing the feasibility analysis and value analysis linked to design trade-off studies
  • Proposing cost reduction ideas linked to the build process
  • Ensuring that the repair solutions are defined.

This role will involve some travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Required skills

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

  • Educated to 2/3 years’degree level (or equivalent)
  • Experience in Manufacturing engineering or manufacturing in nacelle or aircraft power plant or system installation and test (at least 5-10 years)
  • Tools: CATIAV5, SAP ARP
  • French at negotiation level
  • English at advanced level


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