Manufacturing Engineering Placement (12.5 Months)

Manufacturing Engineering Placement (12.5 Months) Filton, England

Full Time Filton, England 20.59 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Job Description:

Start date: 12th August 2024

Location: Filton

Duration : 12.5 Months

Application closing date: We encourage you to apply early to avoid missing out on this opportunity! Please note we will close adverts as soon as we receive sufficient applications.


Salary: £20.590

35 hours per week // Flexible working hours // Half day Fridays! // 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

About us:

Filton Plants Manufacturing Engineering is at the heart of all tasks, working with all functions, realising the design intent in to productions means, whether that is production support, developing new technologies for cost reduction/efficiency improvement of working on new product introduction.

Your placements can cover Operations, Technical and Support Functions: working on projects such as A400M, A350 Metallic Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) and research at technology.

Filton Plant Manufacturing Engineering is a pioneering innovative team of experienced engineers covering a wide range of projects from current production projects through to research and technology for our future products of the future.

If you enjoy taking on a challenge without predefined solutions, taking full accountability of the delivery of projects and learning as part of the process, whilst being at the forefront of aerospace manufacturing then this role could be for you.

We cover a wide range of subjects, from strategy, production support, project management, Additive manufacturing, programming, manufacturing technologies, digitisation, Lean and production planning, giving a wide spectrum of opportunity across a variety of wing related subjects.

We are looking for someone who sees themselves as future employees of the company and has the energy and drive to succeed. If you are this person do not wait to apply.

What you will be doing:

During this placement, the activities you may undertake will include:

  • You will gain experience across the whole wing and sub assembly process along with gaining a good overview of the current manufacturing process along with developing future solutions;

  • The tasks will be varied and require you to use different skills (technical, project management, communication etc.) in order to complete them successfully. You will initiate and support activities within the team along with working with Quality, Operations, finance and other functions;

  • Manufacturing Engineering is a crucial link with the design organisation and production, therefore you will need to build relationships with stakeholder from across multiple functions, taking differing views in to consideration, soliciting different views always with the customer in mind;

  • We are a diverse and inclusive team and value different ways of thinking and working to get a technical solution.


Our placements are open to Undergraduates only . Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement. Please inform your graduation date on your application.

*Please ensure you include your CV and a cover letter for your application to be considered*

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • You have been studying for a relevant Engineering or Technical degree;

  • You have the ability to listen, understand and communicate information;

  • You have a strong interest in developing yourself;

  • You are interested in finding creative solutions to complex problems.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Eligibility to gain UK SC Security Clearance OR You will be subject to a BPSS check (including a criminal record check).


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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.


Airbus Operations Limited

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Airbus is, and always has been, committed to equal opportunities for all. As such, we will never ask for any type of monetary exchange in the frame of a recruitment process. Any impersonation of Airbus to do so should be reported to [email protected] .

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Manufacturing Engineering Placement (12.5 Months)
Toulouse, France
Guillaume Faury
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Aerospace & Defence
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