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A330 Aircraft Wing Production Operations and Business Placement (12 months)


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About us: 

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Airbus in the UK for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join the A330 wing production team as an Operations and Business Intern.

With Agility, Sustainability and Diversity at our core; The A330 operations team values the expertise, input and dedication of all of our colleagues.

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Do you want to gain valuable experience and take on responsibility from the start? Then apply for an internship at Airbus.

Working within a fast paced, engaging environment; cross functional collaboration along with the unique contributions of all our team members allows us all to be part of a journey that brings our iconic product to life.

The A330 team make it happen! Come and be part of our success!

What will you be doing? 

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for leading and supporting a variety of local projects and initiatives within the A330 wing manufacturing facility.

During your internship your time will be split between the wing assembly area, where all the major components of the wing structure are brought together, and the wing equipping facility where fuel systems and flying controls begin to be added to the metallic structure.

You will report directly to the Head of integration and enablement for the A330 program in Broughton and will work closely with the business’ senior leadership team allowing you to gain a valuable insight into the management and day-to-day running of a live production environment as well as being fully supported to continually develop your skills and knowledge within the A330 business.

The role will cover a wide range of topics, from digitalisation, lean methodologies and continuous improvement to resource management and environmental, health & safety requirements. Given the varied nature of the role, this is a fantastic opportunity for a tenacious and motivated individual to work in a challenging yet rewarding environment, delivering value and gaining invaluable experience in an exciting and ever changing industry.

Tasks & Accountabilities:

In summary, you will be tasked and involved with the following:

  • Tasks and activities related to Environmental, Health & Safety Improvements.
  • Co-ordinating and driving business specific improvement projects.
  • Leading and supporting local digitalisation initiatives.
  • Interface with key stakeholders within the A330 Component Delivery Team.
  • Support with the development and introduction of employee led improvement initiatives.
  • Development & Training Opportunities
  • Opportunity to gain an in-depth and detailed understanding of the wing manufacturing process. 
  • Chance to work closely with all levels of the leadership team and gain a critical insight into the day-to-day and strategic management of the business.
  • Opportunity to gain a greater awareness of policies and procedures regarding Environmental, Health & Safety compliance and personnel management.

About you! 

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. 

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 Business Management.
  • Proficient use of IT equipment and digital processes
  • Strong Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to translate sometimes complex topics into a simple straight forward plan.
  • Ability to work autonomously and deliver change in line with the requirements of the project.
  • Drive and tenacity to implement changes in line with Time, Cost and Quality. Must be willing to challenge and overcome obstacles at regular intervals.

What’s in it for you? 

By joining our team as an intern you will: 

  • Have the opportunity to work and collaborate with teams across different countries in Europe and worldwide. 
  • Be making a difference through being involved in transformation and change projects for the company. 
  • Improve your chances of a future role within Airbus while also benefiting your studies. 
  • Get the opportunity to put your theoretical knowledge into practice while developing new skills.


Flexible working hours // Hybrid working // Half day Fridays! // 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: August 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £20,590 + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Broughton (Chester)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Avionics
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Maths

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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