Airbus Helicopters UK Ltd
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.
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Airbus Helicopters is the world’s largest helicopter manufacturer and the company’s site at Oxford Airport is Britain’s civil helicopter hub.
AHUK offers considerable experience in helicopter sales, bespoke completions, maintenance and spares support. Its in-house engineering capabilities include design, customisation, installation, flight-testing and certification, as well as technical support, maintenance, training and the supply of spares for civil and military applications.
AHUK is the MoD’s chosen provider of helicopters and maintenance for its Defence Helicopter Flying school (referred to as MFTS) located in RAF Shawbury (Shropshire) and RAF Valley (Anglesey).
PLEASE NOTE - It is AHUK policy to require all applicants to demonstrate they have the right to remain and to work in the UK.
AHUK Design Office is the appointed coordinating design office for Airbus Helicopters products operated by the UK Ministry of Defence. Under our DAOS approval we are responsible for coordinating all design and related safety activities with original equipment manufactures and the end user.
Working with this organisation, the successful applicant will manage all design and safety activities to meet contractual commitments made with the customer (UK MOD).
The role involves liaison with MOD through an established management structure, reporting progress and related issues, establishing clarity of requirements and providing CDO inputs for future work.
The scope of role includes configuration management, safety and service information.
The main responsibilities of the post holder will be:
Primary DO interface for technical queries from the technical support service
Overall co-ordination of the DO output to ensure that all DO deliverables and produced in accordance with the project budget and schedule
Control, maintain and manage the CDO management plans on behalf of the Head of Design (MAA form 4 holder)
Coordination for all DO support activities between design teams (AHUK & AH) and the technical support service function, including
Safety & Airworthiness Issues
Support to Technical and Publication queries
Configuration & Change management
Aircraft Repair Schemes
Technical coordination of modification proposal packages (AHUK or AH) and provide the authority with impact assessments, technical proposals and statement of work attendance at AH and authority meetings as required
Work with the design office manager to continually improve the DAOS and CFAOS expositions to meet emerging requirements
The post holder would ideally have the following Knowledge and Skills:
Regulatory, working knowledge of:
MAA DAOS and CFAOS process and practices
Certification requirements (FAR/CS29, DSTAN 00-970)
Certification and qualification processes
Aeronautical engineering related competencies
Strong interpersonal skills for team building and effective project management
Confident customer relations
Good networking skills building and developing relationships
Personnel development skills
Excellent communication skills at all levels
Team player with the ability to work effectively under pressure on multiple tasks simultaneously
Well-developed problem solving skills and the ability to assess evidence and develop conclusions based on that evidence in a logical and structured fashion
A self-motivated, reliable individual, with a diligent yet flexible approach, employing high standards and the means to prioritise work for best effect
Negotiating and influencing
Presentation skills – structured and logical
Programme / task management
Proactive and constructive
Military and Rotorcraft experience
We require the post holder to have the following Education, Qualifications or special training:
Aeronautical or equivalent degree
Equivalent experience with another professional qualification may be considered
Engineering apprenticeship or equivalent training
Key performance indicators:
Task completion on time, cost and compliance
Task estimate accuracy
Technical task requests (TTR) on schedule
Customer response time
Baseline personnel security clearance and eligible for military security clearance
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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.