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1 May 2023

Full-Time Design Engineer – Customer Service

Airbus – Posted by jenifer.dilapi@airbus.com Anywhere

Job Description

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defence as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international – with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Relocation is possible for any candidates not currently located in the Wichita, KS metro area

Position Summary:

This position supports the fleet in-service repair of aircraft structures and is responsible for the creation of quality repair solutions on time from a Design point of view. Duties include performing design efforts for both metallic and non-metallic parts while working in close collaboration with static stress and fatigue colleagues to provide repair solutions. Methods include the use of multiple applications to develop efficient repair solutions to satisfy airworthiness requirements and customers (Airlines/MROs).


Able to work remotely within a commutable distance from our Wichita, KS office. This position initially will be on a regular shift. It does require working a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends on a rotational basis throughout the year.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • To be a team player within the In-Service Daily Repair or Major Repair teams.
  • Create or modify moderate to complex repair tasks autonomously.
  • Review and interpret damage reports of aircraft structures from the Maintenance Repair Organization and develop quality repair solutions.
  • Create or modify technical documents such as: Technical Communications, Technical Dispositions, Repair Instructions, Repair Drawings etc. within various Airbus computer based applications with high quality and efficiency.
  • Effectively prioritize and manage workflow.
  • Interface repair requirements with customers and suppliers with a professional attitude.
  • Approve repair data to high quality standards.
  • Mentor less experienced engineers.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Static Stress, F&DT and other appropriate Airbus departments to come up with optimum design solutions.
  • Assists with preparation of various documents using AIRBUS computer based toolsets (SAP, CATIA, VPM,etc.).
  • Develop materials for team related briefings to internal and/or external customers.
  • Obtain and develop others towards a technical signatory to sign off repair data.
  • Be a member of an integrated engineering team, ensuring its strategy, policy and direction is maintained.
  • Provide responses to routine to moderate level queries by giving guidance as required within Airbus processes in a clear and concise manner.
  • Able to understand project planning requirements and implement activities to achieve customer requirements.
  • Identify and support local improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through process, methods and tools improvements.
  • Understand technical signatory requirements and start working towards achieving signatory.



  • Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Engineering (Aero, Civil, Mechanical) with a strong curriculum emphasis on structural design and analysis and mechanics of materials is required.
  • A Minor in Computer Science is a plus.



  • 6 to 13+ total design experience in airframe structures and/or system installation projects.
  • Experience in metallic and/or composite airframe structural repair.
  • MRO/Fleet Engineering experience is preferred.
  • MRB experience is a plus.


Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers
  • Applied knowledge of repair and maintenance documentation, techniques and procedures (SRM, NTM, IPC, etc.).
  • Ability to perform work activity tasks in an organized manner with minimal direction once sufficient training has occurred.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and government regulations (SRM, NTM, IPC etc.).
  • Active, self-motivated and accessible.
  • Background, including MS Office and Google Suite.
  • Ability to use multiple CATIA workbenches.
  • Demonstrated ability and behaviors to work towards and gain Technical Signatory.


Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Must understand, read and write proficiently in the English language to read and understand appropriate manuals, schematics, and technical information necessary to adequately perform duties.
  • Conversational in French and/or German is a plus, but not required.


Travel Required:

  • <5% Domestic and International



  • Authorized to Work in the US



  • None


Nature of Contacts:

  • Communication on a regular basis with both internal and external parties.


Physical Requirements:

Candidate should be able to work for extended periods using computers and in an office environment


Equal Opportunity:

Airbus is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Airbus is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

As a leader in our field, Airbus provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

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How to Apply

Please apply by submitting an application on our career site to this role at: https://airbus.applicantpro.com/jobs/2722583.html

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 63 days.

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