Costing Engineering Graduate

Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, the Group - comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of € 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600.

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 - onthe ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Our UK Graduate Programmes provide exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the 2/3 year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development and the chance to build your professional network.

From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programmes conclusion.

The Cost Engineering team within Finance in the UK creates and builds cost information for the technical work packages that Airbus UK is responsible for, our department works alongside the engineering functions to be able to provide accurate engineering cost evaluations to our internal stakeholders. It also provides cost driver expertise on specific technology/products as input to support decision making. We use our specialist engineering expertise and costing knowledge to maintain cost engineering methodologies and maintain data references.

This role will be based in Filton, Bristol (must be flexible) and will receive the full Airbus UK Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000.00 - plus a welcome payment of £2,000.00


  • Provide cost analysis and alternatives
  • Create cost references from knowledge
  • Prepare Cost Engineering Assumptions
  • Produce Cost Estimation and Simulation
  • Deliver Cost Engineering Dossier
  • Define Cost Engineering Enablers
  • Researches new technologies and associated costs


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience

Educated to either degree level (2:1 or above) or equivalent within one the following disciplines;

  • Production/Manufacturing Engineering
  • Aerospace engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Aviation Engineer

Understanding of Aerospace products, demonstrate your wider interest in the aerospace industry and motivations for this Graduate position within a covering letter and CV.

Ideal applicants will demonstrate previous experience of organising events or projects resulting in the delivery of added value to the business;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A project or internship covering Improvement Projects and Engineering/Manufacturing Principles

English: Fluent

Following application to this position you may be invited to undertake a number of selection activities including online testing and attending an assessment centre. Please note that online tests must be complete within 7 days of invitation.

Please note the closing date for applications to this position is 25th November 2016


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. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence Airbus Group 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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