Technical/Product Data Management (TDM/PDM) Airframe PM&T Development and Support Engineer
Bristol Area, United Kingdom
3d ago

Job Description

An exciting and challenging opportunity is available for an Airframe Process, Method & Tools (P&MT) development and Support Engineer in the field of TDM / PDM.

TDM / PDM is a key transverse development discipline enabling the engineering design data to be enriched along with its meta-data and release workflow, structured configured and viewed in a digital form

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to evolve and set the standard for a new breed of engineer for the future, extensively developing and employing multiple engineering and digitalization skills in a diverse global and collaborative environment.

The job holder will join the emerging Agile SAFe plateau in Filton, Bristol and will be responsible for the development and support of all PAICS (Physical Aircraft Industrialization and Customer Support) values stream activities related to PM&T covering mainly TDM / PDM for aircrafts that are in-service, under development and planned for the future.

This will involve extensive collaboration with the wider Airbus community.

Do you like connecting with people and different organizations? Are you interested in developing wing structures?

We are a diverse, international, multi-skilled team of 80+ engineers who are a comprised of specialists, technical experts and engineers of various experience.

Our people, the teams they work in, and the values embedded in Engineering Method & Tool development, are driving this change and you could be part of that too.

  • The dynamic and articulate applicant will be required to drive change and transformation activities especially related to the introduction of new ways of working;
  • Agile, Self-empowered teams, Digitalization, Engineer of the Future and new business models and services and full virtual collaboration possibilities.

    This will enable a breakthrough in our design / stress processes to reach faster Aircraft development.

    The tasks will be varied and require you to use different skills (technical, project management, communication etc.) in order to complete them successfully. You will :

    Support Process, Method and Tools (PM&T) initiatives directed towards engineering development, plant engineering & ramp up, standardization and quality, multi-component Assembly.

    Deputize as required for leading PM&T topics and Support UK Plateau, where activities would include holding team meetings, drumbeating outstanding actions, representation at local and transnational meetings and forums etc.

    Support the team on VS specific new initiatives including technical and delegated leadership activities

    Provide Reactive / Proactive support, coaching and awareness sessions, benchmarking, validation and acceptance as well as performance tests of Process, Method and Tools for DE.

    PA and beyond (End to End).

    Identify, collect needs from MCAs transnationally under the perimeter of PM&T and convert them into user stories with product backlogs to prioritize.

    Explore new ways of collaborative working with the latest technologies (e.g. Virtual collaboration).

    As requested or required, to lead or participate in local / transnational agile project team for DE.PA development

    Support Operational Business support activities (e.g. knowledge Management, e-ticket, Virtual agent and assistant)

    Give specialist advice regarding process, methods & tools and support to the process operators (e.g. Engineers, Designers in MCAs).

    Create and categorize PM&T documentation and support to update and complement the DE.PA referential (Instructions, Procedures, PSD’s etc.)

    The position will involve frequent travel for business and as such you must be flexible to travel accordingly.

    We are looking for the following skills :

    Behavioral skills :

    Autonomous, Self-empowered and Team Player

    Comfortable in a multicultural team, employing ethical leadership with cross cultural and diverse viewpoints

    Passion for new technologies and trends and excited at the prospect of building upon your existing technical knowledge (Stress, design, Materials) and learning new skills (digitalization, analytics and big data)

    Alert and aware to globalization and digitalization requirements

    Proficient oral and written communication skills, flexible, engaged and curious.

    Ability to develop leadership skills by indentifying development needs.

    Willingness to take more responsibility and ownership on the involved topics.

    Capability to challenge, adopt and to collaborate with transnational multidisciplinary teams.

    Technical skills :

    Engineering qualification background (at least Bachelor of Engineering / Technology or Masters) and minimum of 5+ to 8 years of experience in aerospace engineering.

    Competency in transverse disciplines (lean, innovation, design thinking, subcontractor management, green & eco efficiency, IP management)

    Extensive knowledge and experience in one of the following engineering toolsets

    Design tools (e.g. Catia V5, 3DXperience)

    PDM / TDM tools (e.g. 3DXperience, PASS SSI, APS, DPDS, TAKSI, GILDA, SPRINT, Optegra, VPM etc.)

    Configuration Management principles

    Experience working on different Project Management methodologies like Waterfall / Agile / DevOps preferred

    Knowledge of PM&T documentations, DE.PA referential (Instructions, Procedures, PSD’s etc.) preferred

    You will have at least negotiation level of English, and another language is beneficial

    This role has been graded as AP.

    Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

    Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.

    We cannot promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

    We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.


    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.

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

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    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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