🚀 Internship

• Starts Aug 13

Landing Gear Business Strategy and Innovation Placement (12 months)



16d ago

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £20.6k
Rolling basis


Are you looking for the ideal start to your career with an exciting, global company? Are you passionate about engineering or shaping the future of our business? If so, joining Landing gear within the Airbus Internship Programme could be the ideal start to your career.

Landing Gear engineering is part of the Systems Centre of Competence (CoC), providing Airbus Commercial with excellence in Landing Gear definition, integration, engineering solutions, industrial and in-service support. A significant proportion of Landing Gear activities are focused on aircraft programmes including A350XWB, A320 family, A330 family and A380 aircraft, but there is also significant focus on Research & Technology (R&T) for future aircraft development, capability/tool development and data science, as a result work activities are varied and interesting.

We collaborate with other business functions to deliver on programmes and maintain technical excellence for Landing Gear topics:

  • Landing systems definition and vendor management for new programmes, incremental developments and to support continuous product development.
  • Integration, evolution, application and maturity of Landing Gear development processes, through state of the art simulations and data analytics technologies.
  • Proactive product support for industrialisation, production and in-service.
  • Execution of product, technology and innovation strategies to deliver Landing Gear related Research and Technology (R&T) for future and current Airbus products.
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Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


The role will require strong business development and analytical skills in order to be able to support the strategy & Innovation team to investigate new market, new product and new business model potential with the aim of increasing the value that Landing Gear adds to the wider Airbus business.The successful candidate will be required to work with teams throughout the different Airbus functions and will gain a good understanding of the wider business outside of Landing Gear.All Strategic topics will fall under the responsibility of the strategy team but examples include:Development of Business Strategy and Implementation of strategic projects.New business development – including services strategy.Innovation Strategy & portfolio management.Value Chain Positioning.Business Intelligence gathering.The intern may support the following activities:Work as part of the wider strategy team to support the creation of the Landing Gear strategy roadmap.Support the team to ensure alignment of the Landing Gear strategy with the wider Engineering and Airbus business strategies whilst ensuring that external market moves/advances/drivers are understood, considered and addressed.Support timely communication and cascade of the strategic vision and resultant activities to the Landing Gear Business and wider Airbus business.Support market intelligence gathering activities to inform strategic choices and drive development of the Landing Gear business.Support business development activities through workshop coordination and project management.Support the development of project proposals/pitch supported by robust business cases to secure the launch and sponsorship of strategic projects.We look to tailor the work you will be involved in based on your previous experience, interests and development needs to maximise the value you can add to the business.
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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.Our placements are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.We are looking for outstanding candidates who want to shape the future of landing systems. We are looking for the following skills:On your way to obtain the following degree: Business management, Economics, Computer Science, Data Science and Analytics.Project Management experience.AutoCAD or technical drawing experience is an advantage – but not essential.Excellent IT skills.Excellent interpersonal, communication (both verbal and written) & collaborative skills.Excited to work in a dynamic and changing environment.Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.Curious and innovative with a willingness to challenge the norm / continuously improve.The philosophy of the Landing Gear team is to provide a stimulating, exciting and rewarding working experience for all of our people. We embrace diversity and believe in building empowered teams of complementary personalities and skills.*Please ensure you include a cover letter*
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