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Design Engineer Intern (12 months)

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To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

As an Assistant Design Engineer in the Mechanical Design Office, you will be carrying out a range of Design Activities as required by the Lead Designer. The department is focused on System Accommodation and Detailed Design CAD activities for Telecommunication and Observation Satellites. The Team is directly responsible for CAD based activities interacting with other specialists in a multi-disciplined environment, i.e. Stress, Thermal, RF, Electrical etc.

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Tasks & accountabilities

During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;

Contribute to Spacecraft System level Accommodation and/or Detailed Design activities and creation of CAD models, Digital Mock-up (DMU), manufacturing drawings, bills of materials (BOMs) and Engineering Change Notes (ECNs).

Perform all tasks in line with Mechanical Design Office Process documentation and deliver on time on cost and on quality. Control correctness, accuracy and relevance of output using departmental checking procedures.

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.

Required skills

Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • CAD (Catia V5 & V6) expertise.
  • Design for Manufacture and Assembly.
  • Detail Manufacturing nd Assembly drawings (2d and 3d).
  • Basic understanding of Stress and Thermal Design constraints / drivers.
  • S/C Architectural and system Design.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 10421957 D EN EXT 3
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