Airbus Americas
  • 06-Sep-2022 to 02-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • AA10304010 - Wichita Engineering
  • Wichita, KS, USA
  • 110000-130000 per year Salary depending on experience
  • 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 airline in-service fleet on repairs of aircraft structure and is responsible for quality justifications from a static stress point of view in a timely manner. Duties include performing complex static analysis for both metallic and non-metallic parts while working in close collaboration with design and fatigue colleagues to provide repair solutions. Methods include the use of both classical hand calculations and computer techniques to develop efficient repair solutions to satisfy airworthiness requirements and customers (Airlines/MROs).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create high quality integrated and certified engineering repair solutions for the airlines and internal customers within given time scales.
  • Autonomously perform complex stress/strength analyses to assess that structural integrity requirements have been met using standard hand and computer methods. Assignments include structural sizing/documentation and subsequent certification documents for in-service fleet support.
  • Mentor less experienced Static Stress Engineers in all types of metallic and/or non-metallic structural repairs.

Additional Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned:

  • Liaise with Design, Fatigue and other appropriate Airbus departments to come up with optimum design solutions for the airline customer.
  • Mentor Static Stress Engineers in order to ensure that methods, assumptions, data and procedures reflect on-going developments.
  • Ensure that the final repair solution brings the aircraft back into an airworthy condition.
  • Identify and support local improvement initiatives to increase team efficiency through process, methods and tools improvements.
  • Ensure all tasks and activities are correctly planned, monitored and executed to achieve customer time scales.
  • Provide responses to complex repair queries by giving guidance as required within Airbus Operations and Customer Services in a clear and concise manner.
  • Together with other Repair Design and Fatigue Engineers, be a member of an integrated engineering team, ensuring its strategy, policy and direction is maintained.
  • Obtain and utilize technical signatory to sign off repair data

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 analysis experience in airframe design/repair programs.
  • MRO/Fleet Engineering experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Have the ability to achieve delegated signature (static stress approval).
  • Position requires knowledge of classical and numerical (Finite Element) stress analysis methods.
  • Capable of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment both independently and collectively.
  • Experience in airframe design (metallic & composites), F&DT, SRM, MRB, FAR/JAR/CS/Part25, Certification, CATIA, NASTRAN, and PATRAN, is desired.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, & PowerPoint) and Google Suite (GMail, Docs, Sheets, Slides) required.
  • Team player demonstrating a positive & collaborative attitude.
  • Good interpersonal skills, flexibility and adaptability.
  • Working knowledge of all Airbus Structures preferred.
  • Knowledge of Airbus stress/fatigue manuals and tools preferred.
  • Demonstrated a high level of problem solving ability.

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

  • 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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