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Internal Supply & Support Placement (12 Months)


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About us!

The Internal Supply and Support (IS&S) program is based at Broughton site working for all Airbus commercial aircrafts. The most profitable and successful aircraft company. Single aisle alone manufacturing over 40 wings sets per month and rising. The single aisle department is the largest within Broughton which consists of over 2,000 operators, engineers and support staff. Airbus alone recruit 200+ interns per year. 

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 placement will enhance your knowledge as it will lead to projects management, gain real life experience and increase analysing data. Having responsibilities for operational management dealing with the manufacture of wings for our customers over the world.

During the time at Airbus you will be given the chance to spend time in other departments in long range and single aisle like A320 neo and A350. Giving you a broad background of the production and process of the wings.

The early careers programmes in Airbus will ensure that personal development goals and business goals are met during the placement.

What will you be doing?

For this placement you will be based in the operational area of wing manufacturing in the UK, giving you first- hand experience. You will be working in IS&S. The 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. Throughout the internship you will be reporting to the operational management teams in specific areas which will be given tasks and responsibilities to help achieve.

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

  • NPO (Non Payroll Overhead)  and Tooling, equipment Calibration and conformity management
  • Shop Floor workshops- removing wastes, improving efficiencies and following lean principles
  • Utilisation of Airbus Operating System
  • All aspects of Procurement
  • Fully supporting the operational production system
  • Understanding and support the Environmental Health and Safety controller in driving health and safety related improvement projects
  • Implementing environmental projects
  • Risk reduction projects
  • Ability to manage stakeholders and deliver to customers
  • Training

Throughout the year you will undertake experience of working in a manufacturing environment using ICT software, the Lean principles, making projects and practical problem solving. 

Skills required:

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 note our placements 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;

  • Studying towards: relevant engineering or business degree.
  • Basic knowledge on lean manufacturing methods
  • Past experience in good communication skills in both written and oral working in groups or teams
  • High level of team work, highly analytical coupled with practical skills, able to apply flexibility, imagination
  • Creativity to problem solving with drive and enthusiasm.

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


  • £18,000 salary
  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours

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Job ID Number: JR10077620
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • £18,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Broughton (Chester)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aeronautics
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Physics
  • Software

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