Propulsion Equipment Engineering – Team Leader Job at Airbus – Stevenage

Job Description:
Travel: Occasional travel within the UK and to Europe / USA

Security Clearance: You will be subject to a BPSS check

At Airbus, we specialise in the propulsion systems and components used in exciting missions such as the MARS SAMPLE RETURN mission, the next generation of climate observation satellites such as EARTHCARE and BIOMASS, providing telecommunications and navigation services such as ONESAT and GALILEO, as well as the NASA ARTEMIS human exploration missions to the moon and beyond!

We are looking for a SPACECRAFT PROPULSION EQUIPMENT ENGINEERING TEAM LEADER to join our Propulsion engineering team in Stevenage, UK.

What’s in it for you

Financial Reward: Competitive salary, annual profit share, pension enhancements up to 8%, car leasing scheme, share options and much more

Work / Life Balance: 37 hour week, flexible working around core hours and Friday afternoons off, hybrid working, up to 2 additional days per month as TOIL, option to buy/sell holiday

Personal Development: Development plan, Airbus Leadership University and unlimited access to E-learning courses, internal mobility including international opportunities

Health & Wellbeing: Wellbeing benefits (including 24/7 online GP and mental health support), Employee Assistance Programme, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted family health, dental insurance and eye tests

Family and Caregiving: Enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental

How you will contribute to the team

Responsibility as Equipment Technical Authority (TA) for multiple equipment in procurement today, e.g. thrusters, apogee engines, valves, filters

Leadership of small team of engineers, ranging from entry-level to subject expert, including performance management

Lead reviews and own equipment documentation; requirements, design and justification, test plan, verification, user manuals, failure mode analysis,

Oversee equipment qualification status, and provide technical support throughout integration, sign-off test results, and support non-conformances

Principle point of contact for Airbus DS regarding all technical topics associated with the equipment; suppliers, customers, agencies

Manage the team budget across multiple business lines, and support new proposals and process improvements

About you

Have acted as a leader of a team, or have demonstrable people leadership skills

Relevant degree in engineering, maths, physics, nuclear, or suitable similar experience

Understanding of spacecraft propulsion systems and their components, and the relevant design, qualification and acceptance processes for these equipment

Engineering experience working in a multifunction team (technical, procurement, quality), and operating in a supplier & customer chain

Eligibility to handle US licensed data, eg EAR / ITAR data and equipment

Strive to develop in line with the Airbus Leadership Model and Airbus Values.

How we can support you

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need and we will always do our best to accommodate your request.

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process – you can share this with your Talent Acquisition Partner if you are invited to interview. Examples may include (but not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout, etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Our world is changing. And so are we. From our commitment to zero-carbon flight ( #ZEROe ) to cleaning up space , sustainability is at the heart of our purpose. So what’s your next change?

This 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.

AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

Contract Type:
Permanent Contract / CDI / Unbefristet / Contrato indefinido

Experience Level:
Professional / Expérimenté(e) / Professionell / Profesional

Job Family:
Powerplant and Propulsion

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About the Company

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Company Location:  Stevenage

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