Operational Internship - Single Aisle Business Management

Airbus · Competitive · Wales
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Reference Code: 10410055

The Broughton plant manufactures wings for all Airbus commercial aircraft and the operational management teams are responsible for delivering wings to our customers in the final assembly lines in Hamburg and Toulouse. These exciting internships offer the opportunity to work in wing manufacturing on a massive scale.


You must be an undergraduate for the duration of the placement studying towards a business or relevant engineering degree.

A high level of proficiency in Excel is required.

You should also have experience of working in groups or teams, and technical interests outside of your studies are favourable.

Basic understanding of lean manufacturing methods is a plus

All of the placements will give you the opportunity to:

- Working with and understanding Large Data sets, utilisation of the skywise platform
- Lead performance improvement projects,
- Work on the analysis of rate changes and impacts to production systems
- Work within multi-functional teams giving insight into design, procurement, logistics and quality.
- Gain real life experience in the world of aircraft manufacture.
- Gain real life operational shop floor support experience.
- Report and influence Operational cost management.
- Practically apply lean manufacturing tools and techniques


- Shop floor workshops improving efficiencies
- Create and communicate business KPI’s efficiently
- Procurement of operational support business needs
- Tool/stock management
- Environmental Planning.
- Small investment business cases and spend management.
- NPO (Non Payroll Overhead) spend and improvement projects.
- Operator involvement scheme support.
- Understanding and support of the EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) controller in driving health and safety related improvement projects.

The activities undertaken throughout the year will give you sound experience of working in a manufacturing environment using project planning, practical problem solving and ICT tools using Lean principles.


12 months

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