Production Control Placement (12 Months) AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited Job Description

Airbus S.A.S. · Competitive · Stevenage
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To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging placement opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our placements give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

About us!

Satellite Production is the backbone of the creation and delivery of our Space products throughout the world. From the manufacture of our own parts onsite using expertise and often revolutionary technology to assembling our parts together with parts sourced from industry leading providers. We integrate these onto the spacecraft and test everything to make sure that when it leaves Earths atmosphere it is the best possible product we can create.

Production control is at the heart of this interacting with all other departments, from design to procurement, shop floor operators to management ensuring that the schedules are accurate and achievable, that all of the parts are at the right place at the right time and all risks and opportunities highlighted.

We are looking for someone enthusiastic, with excellent problem-solving, time management & analytical skills. There are a number of challenges within production control to resolve, such as shortages of parts, lack of labour and delivery slips.

What will you be doing ?

During this placement, the activities you may undertake will include;

  • Analyse the production status
  • Control resource capacity (manpower: operators & white collars, machine, material)
  • Elaborate Production Schedule, and recovery plan if necessary, with impacts on capacity requirements (workforce/machines/strategic tooling/jigs), delivery dates, end production buffer, production partners.
  • Prepare and participate or lead the Weekly Master Production meetings involving all the stakeholders.
  • Obtain the commitments and challenge attendees not to postpone the planning every time
  • Validate and officialise short term planning and/or impact on Industrial System (5M).
  • Build, update and analyse KPIs measuring production plan execution and deliveries, define the improvement plan and associated actions.
  • Implement the validated Production Schedule decided in the weekly MPS routines into production system.
  • Gives authorization to manufacture by converting and releasing work orders according to weekly MPS meeting decisions.
  • Check Work Production schedule or MRP parameters, results and messages.
  • Update IT official planning and scheduling tool with dedicated stakeholder.

Skills required:

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.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It Count !

Please note our placements are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be studying a degree in one of the following;

  • Engineering Management
  • Manufacturing & Production Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Production Engineering and Management

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Organisational Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good communication
  • IT and numerical skills
  • Team working

Benefits:

  • 18,000 salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours

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Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Companys success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.

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.

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We are looking for someone enthusiastic, with excellent problem-solving, time management & analytical skills. There are a number of challenges within production control to resolve, such as shortages of parts, lack of labour and delivery slips.

What will you be doing ?

During this placement, the activities you may undertake will include;

  • Analyse the production status
  • Control resource capacity (manpower: operators & white collars, machine, material)
  • Elaborate Production Schedule, and recovery plan if necessary, with impacts on capacity requirements (workforce/machines/strategic tooling/jigs), delivery dates, end production buffer, production partners.
  • Prepare and participate or lead the Weekly Master Production meetings involving all the stakeholders.
  • Obtain the commitments and challenge attendees not to postpone the planning every time
  • Validate and officialise short term planning and/or impact on Industrial System (5M).
  • Build, update and analyse KPIs measuring production plan execution and deliveries, define the improvement plan and associated actions.
  • Implement the validated Production Schedule decided in the weekly MPS routines into production system.
  • Gives authorization to manufacture by converting and releasing work orders according to weekly MPS meeting decisions.
  • Check Work Production schedule or MRP parameters, results and messages.
  • Update IT official planning and scheduling tool with dedicated stakeholder.

Skills required:

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.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It Count !

Please note our placements are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be studying a degree in one of the following;

  • Engineering Management
  • Manufacturing & Production Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Production Engineering and Management

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Organisational Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good communication
  • IT and numerical skills
  • Team working

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