Graduate Opportunity

Costing Graduate

Filton, Bristol.

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About us

The Costing Engineering team within Finance in the UK creates and builds cost information all along the product life cycle: from the concept phase (R&T) up to Design-to-cost and modification negotiations with suppliers on existing aircraft. We work transnationally alongside manufacturing and engineering functions to provide accurate cost evaluations to influence decision making on aircraft design as early as possible in the product life cycle.

Make it possible. Make it happen. Make it fly.

At Airbus Group, our people work with passion and determination to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.

The team also deals with procurement to supply cost estimates and act as advisors to support negotiation phases with suppliers. Our specialist engineering expertise and costing knowledge is employed to develop and maintain cost engineering methodologies and data references.

Key tasks/projects you can expect to get involved in:

  • Provide cost analysis and alternatives
  • Create cost references from knowledge
  • Prepare Cost Engineering Assumptions
  • Produce Cost Estimation and Simulation
  • Deliver Cost Engineering Dossiers
  • Define Cost Engineering Enablers
  • Researches new technologies and associated costs
  • Digital costing process and data analysis

Skills required

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

  • Educated to either degree level (2:1 or above) or equivalent within one the following disciplines;
  • Production/Manufacturing Engineering, Aerospace engineering, General Engineering, Aviation Engineer or Data Analysis
  • An understanding of Aerospace products and can demonstrate your wider interest in the aerospace industry and motivation for this sector.
  • Ideal applicants will demonstrate previous experience of organising events or of projects resulting in the delivery of added value to the business.
  • A project or internship covering Improvement Projects and Engineering/Manufacturing Principles would be desirable


As a graduate with us, you’ll be a full-time employee and working on real projects and making a difference from day one. That’s why we make sure you’re properly rewarded for the work you do.

  • £29,000 salary
  • 33 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • A selection of voluntary benefits such as Employee car leasing scheme, financial advice, employee discounts with nationwide stores, and more!
  • A competitive pension
  • Tax-effective share plans
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • An independent, 24-hour, confidential counselling service

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It… Count!

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • November 1st, 2021
  • £29,000 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Filton, Bristol
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Analytics
  • Avionics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Statistics

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