Improvement Project Coordinator Placement (12.5 months)

Aerospace/Manufacturing/Project Management.

About us: 

As a leading aircraft manufacturer at the forefront of the aviation industry, Safety at Work is a Top Company Objective for Airbus.

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The global project ‘People Safety @ Work’ has teams from all of our plants working on best practices to reduce and eliminate the risks associated with using industrial equipment.

This placement will give the successful candidate the opportunity to influence safety strategy and to practice various aspects of project management including; creating project plans, engaging multi functional teams, developing financial business cases and reporting on project status.

What will you be doing: 

This role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to work with experienced safety professionals across Airbus and to influence the strategy to improve the safe use of a wide range of industrial equipment. It also includes working with various local production teams made up of Operations, Manufacturing Engineering and Safety to develop and deploy project plans to realise these improvements across the Broughton plant.

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

  • Working with the transnational ‘People Safety @ Work’ project team to determine and develop best practices;
  • Working with the Broughton production teams to deploy these best practices into various production environments.


Our placements are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement. Please inform your graduation date on your application.

*Please ensure you include your CV and a Cover Letter for your application to be considered*

Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Studying towards a degree in Manufacturing, Production Engineering, Occupational Safety, or in a related technical area;
  • Familiarity with Google Suite and Microsoft tools;
  • Ability to think strategically and translate improvement practices into local project plans;
  • Ability to build business cases to justify any expenditure required to deliver the improvement projects;
  • Collaborates well within a team, including working with a transnational team;
  • A good communication style to engage and influence people from different functions.

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Eligibility to gain UK SC Security Clearance OR You will be subject to a BPSS check (including a criminal record check). 


  • Salary: £20,590
  • 35 hours per week / Flexible working hours / Hybrid working / Half day Fridays!
  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays

Application closing date: We encourage you to apply early to avoid missing out on this opportunity! Please note we will close adverts as soon as we receive sufficient applications.

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Job ID Number: JR10212235
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  • Deadline
  • Starting
    August 2024
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
  • Salary
    £20,590 + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Duration
    12.5 months
  • Location
    Broughton (Flintshire, Wales)
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Manufacturing
  • Project Management
Also Accepting...
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Avionics
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Product Design
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