graduate scheme
Expires27 days

Graduate Payload Equipment Specialist

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period we will offer a combination of both focused formal training, as well as on-the-job learning and the chance to build your professional network.

From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion.

The Equipment Specialist department provide the principal point of technical contact between internal and external equipment suppliers and company multidisciplinary project/ production teams, covering the whole payload product life cycle - from monitoring the development of new equipment (and assessing its readiness to bid) to providing in orbit performance feedback.

In this role you will support Equipment Specialists by monitoring supplier technical compliance and capability by trending delivered performance data. You will also maintain and develop equipment mathematic models based on supplier data for use at payload level

The main roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance/ development of MPM power models
  • Trending of delivered equipment performance
  • Analysis of supplier non-conformances
  • Providing administrative and technical support to the equipment Specialists
  • Generate / maintain equipment performance database

What we are looking for

  • Ideally knowledge of/an interest in high range frequency, telecoms, microwave
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A structured approach to work, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills


A degree in electrical/ electronic engineering, mathematics or physics

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • electronic and electrical engineering
  • mathematics

Additional job details


plus a welcome payment of £2,000.

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

we will close the advert once we have received sufficient applications so please get your application in early to avoid disappointment.

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.

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 December 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

Expires27 days

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