Airbus Americas
  • 26-Jun-2022 to 02-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • AA10304010 - Wichita Engineering
  • Wichita, KS, USA
  • Market Competitive Pay
  • Salary
  • Full Time

This position offers the following benefits: Medical insurance, Prescription insurance, Healthcare Advocacy, Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal/Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Bonus(es). After one year of service, can elect to participate in 401(k). These are our current benefit offerings for the 2022 plan year and are subject to change without notice

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 Defense 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.

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).

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.

Additional Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned:

  • Liaise with Static Stress, F&DT and other appropriate Airbus departments to come up with optimum design solutions for the airline customer.
  • Assists with preparation of various documents using AIRBUS computer based toolsets (SAP, AirDoc, etc.).
  • Develop and sometimes present materials for team related briefings to internal and/or external customers.
  • Obtain and develop others towards a technical signatory to sign off repair data.
  • Together with other Repair Engineers, be a member of an integrated engineering team, ensuring its strategy, policy and direction is maintained.
  • Provide responses to complex repair queries by giving guidance as required within Airbus Operations and Customer Services in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ensure all tasks and activities are correctly planned, monitored and executed to achieve customer time scales.
  • Identify and support local improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through process, methods and tools improvements.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • 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.


  • Minimum 9 years total design/analysis experience in airframe design/repair programs.
  • 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 dynamic 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 interpret and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • 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...).
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and bill of material systems.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Dependable, self-motivated and accessible.
  • Knowledge of maintenance repair shop practices, equipment and capabilities.
  • A strong computer background, including MS Office application experience (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Google Suite application experience (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail).

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

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and disciplines.
  • Must be able to communication effectively in English (verbal and written)
  • Conversational in French and/or German is a plus, but not required.

Travel Required:

  • <5% Domestic and International


  • Able to work in the US without a current or future need for visa sponsorship
  • Employees must be within commuting distance of Wichita


  • None

Nature of Contacts:

  • Involved communication on a daily basis with internal and external parties

Physical Requirements:

  • Candidate should be comfortable working for extending periods of time 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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