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Spacecraft Production Quality Assurance Placement (12 months)


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About us: 

This internship opportunity sits within the Spacecraft Production Quality Assurance department, who are responsible for ensuring that company industrial processes are followed and comply with quality assurance requirements and standards. 

In addition to this function, the Quality department has the objective to drive and influence the company to reduce the cost of quality and the cost of non-quality, data analytics form an important part of this function. 

Airbus Internships

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

The Spacecraft Production Quality Assurance team are a dynamic group of people, with a common goal of driving down the cost of non-quality within the business. Whilst working on some of the most advanced space programs in the world. 

What will you be doing? 

In this role you would be supporting the general day to day Quality Assurance activities, including non-conformance management, Key inspection activities and driving non quality prevention. Also helping the department to develop its digital dashboards, with indicators identifying key drivers in the cost of non-quality. In this role you will be developing the following areas:-

  • Your awareness and presentation of space products within an international working environment.
  • Experience on Problem Solving tools and practices.
  • Understanding on how a world class manufacturing organisation is run and setup.
  • Developing an improvement mind-set and change 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;


  • Working towards a degree in or equivalent in an Engineering, Quality, Aerospace or related discipline.
  • Proficient with excel.
  • Proactive & flexible approach.
  • Evidence of effective teamwork.
  • Focus on continuous improvement and provide initiatives/ideas for growth.
  • Ability to motivate and influence.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.


  • Proficient in coding (VBA and access).
  • Other language than English is an advantage.

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
  • Stevenage (Hertfordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

Also Accepting...

  • Most Engineering disciplines

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