Repair Stress Engineer
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.
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Description of the job
Airbus, the world’s leading Aircraft manufacturer has exciting new job opportunities to join its Engineering teams at Filton, Bristol.
Core activities include the design, engineering and support for Airbus wings, fuel systems and landing gear Integration. We develop our people to work on systems, structures and aerodynamics research, development and test facilities.
The engineering site at Filton is a vibrant and diverse place to work. Come and join our community which is developing the future of flight through our “Wing of the future” programme and researching the next big aviation concepts and subsequent technologies, within our new Airbus Wing Integration Centre.
A vacancy has arisen within Wing Repairs for the position of Stress Engineer in Airbus Filton. Working in conjunction with the other members of the multi-disciplinary team, this role will ensure the customer services and product organisations are supported by creating and maintaining solutions to ensure all activities are completed within time scales to meet customer requirements whilst ensuring tasks are completed to time, cost and quality.
The work will involve liaison with Fatigue & Damage Tolerance, Design and appropriate Airbus departments in Toulouse and Filton, to come up with optimum design solutions for the airline customer and to define maintenance programs.
Tasks & accountabilities
o Carry out static stressing calculations to assess design solutions using standard hand and computer methods. Also interrogate drawing systems, raising and coordination of documentation.
o Liaison with the ESWC Chief Stress Engineer in order to ensure that methods, assumptions, data and procedures reflect on-going developments.
o Support on-going local improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through methods and process improvements.
o Ensure all tasks and activities required for Repair Engineering are correctly planned, monitored and executed to achieve customer time scales.
o Correct interpretation of Statement of Works so that engineering activities meet with customer services/programmes requirements.
o With good customer skills, provide responses for routine repairs queries, giving advice and guidance as required within Airbus Operations Ltd and SOREO on repair matters.
o Create, compile and co-ordinate engineering documentation to achieve valid technical data for repairs.
o In conjunction with the Repair Design and F&DT Engineers, be a member of an integrated engineering team, ensuring its strategy, policy and direction is maintained.
o Ensure adherence to airworthiness regulations, relevant design principles, processes, methods and manufacturing capabilities guidelines
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.
As the successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
o HNC/HND qualification and experience in an engineering environment;
o Static analysis of aircraft structures using a broad range of standard hand and computer methods;
o An understanding of the fundamental method of analysis for static stressing and an ability to develop these methods;
o Ability to liaise/negotiate with Design/Production, Customer Services and risk sharing partners;
o Good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Powerpoint;
o Be conversant with the technical requirements for designing repairs;
o Good interpersonal and communication skills;
o The ability to translate customer requirements into operational deliverables and prioritise.
o Working knowledge of all Airbus Structures would be a benefit;
o Some knowledge of the application of FE analysis;
o Stress Engineering background, Aircraft preferred;
o Already holding stress approvals.
Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.
Posting date : 11.07.2018
Closing date : 09.08.2018
o Excellent competitive salary with yearly reviews
o Total remuneration package made up of Basic Salary, Performance Bonus & Success Sharing
o 25 days holiday (Ability to buy 35 additional hours) plus bank holidays
o Pension Scheme Defined contribution pension scheme with scale matching contribution
o Flexible Benefits based on grade – Multiple options including health care and car options
o Flexible working hours & practices (including Friday half-day)
o Onsite social clubs
o Strong career development opportunities (learning path, opportunities to move internally, UK wide and internationally)
- United Kingdom
- Bristol & Filton
- Airbus (Commercial Aircraft), Airbus (Corporate Functions)
- approx. 3,000
- Open positions
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